Our very own inhouse roasted blend is now available online!
The Independence blend is an ethically sourced mix of fully washed Colombian, Kenyan and Ethiopian beans. It is air roasted to a medium roast for a cleaner and smoother finish
This is a 60% African heavy blend giving it a bright full bodied coffee flavor profile. Tasting notes of dark chocolate with a citrus and floral finish. Below is a breakdown of each bean.
Now available in Nespresso compatible pods. When the lid and base is separated from the used coffee grounds inside, they can then be put into your curbside recycling bin.
Region: Huila Region
Varietal: Caturra, Castillo and Typica
Process: Fully Washed
Altitude: 1400m +
ACIDITY: Medium. Malic acidity
BODY: Smooth and round.
Region: Aberdare Range, Kisii, Nyanza, Bungamo, Nakuru and Kericho
Varietal: Ruiru II
Process: Fully washed and sun dried
Altitude: 1500 – 2100 meters above sea level
BODY: Medium to full
Region: Guji Zone, Oromia
Processed: Fully Washed
ACIDITY: Citrus, balanced.
BODY: Heavy, syrupy.
How to Brew
Use approx 17-18g of espresso ground coffee for an approx extraction time of 26 seconds.
Get a bit more acidity with a slightly lower extraction time or more bitterness with a slightly higher extraction time. Your extraction time range should be between 22 and 30 seconds.
Use a ratio of 1 part Filter ground coffee to 15 parts hot water ie 15g coffee to 225mls water.
Use a ratio of 1 part Plunger ground coffee to 17 parts hot water ie 30g coffee to 510mls water. Let it steep for 4 min.