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Original coffee (Mama coffee roasters) and Prazirna

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on May 11, 2018

Original coffee (Mama coffee roasters) and Prazirna,

coffee roasters both based in Prague, I can’t really recommend the two Prague roasters, for the reason I put them together. Both in my option, they have more average quality. The coffee roasters “Original” has more interesting packaging, but there missing basic information on pack. I liked, they connected coffee with art and with box you will receive interesting graphic work from local artist.

The packang of “Prazirna” coffee roasters has more information on pack, but already on the way home a couple times it opened in my bag and I have to collect coffee beans all around my bag.:(

Quality of coffee beans are good, not too many bad in bag, but how I have mention the quality of coffee roasting in my option is more average, than good. I made a couple coffees with various ratios and various methods, didn’t like results. There are some marks of interesting flavours, but I thing the coffee from Original coffee roasters, could be little bit more dark, mainly when it is dry process. From “Prazirna” I have had two coffees Rwanda and Costa Rica, both same level roasting, quite flat.

Fruity Flora, Thai organic Arabica – coffee beans

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on May 4, 2018
Bag of coffee beans, cup of coffee

Fruity Flora

The varietal of Arabica grows in shadow of forest of Northern Thailand. The varietal “Flora” is local hybrid, which grows on farm of “Nine-one company” . Nine one is one of the oldest specialty coffee roasters in the region. The own a couple coffee shops and farms around Chiang Mai.

The Fruity Flora  from the coffee roasters was roasted on level “Dark medium”, what it will more suit to Espresso, Mokka pot or Aeropress preparation. But quit tasty, I found it via Chemex filters, which they cached the burn dust better than Hario filters. After in cup is more clean, without burn aftertaste.

 

Ethiopia Chelelektu from Candy Cane Coffee roasters

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on March 30, 2018
Bag of Candy cane coffee with glass of coffee

Coffee roasters

Candy cane coffee is micro roasters based in Prague. The company run two passionate baristas. But the main person is Barista and roasters Ondřej Štoksa. They offer not too wide selection of coffee beans, but in my opinion quit good.

Coffee beans

 Chelelektu is town in zone Gedeo, after this town has name washing station.  Chelelektu are known for their typical Ethiopian origin profile.  You can find  vibrant floral taste with some marks of  citrus and stone fruit tones.

I have used the coffee beans for Filter preparation, I can recommend more higher ratio around 1:15 (Coffee/water). If, you will go lover the cup will quit intensive and you can lost the main tones.

The coffee roasters you can find, here:

Ethiopia Guji coffee beans roasted with Dos Mundos

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on March 23, 2018
cup of coffee with bag of coffee beans

Coffee roasters

Dos Mundos is small local coffee roasters. They focus on small, but in high quality production. The coffee roasters is based in Prague.

Coffee beans

I have tasted them Ethiopia  Guji – natural processed. I can write, it was on the most interesting coffee beans , what I have this year. The final cup has intensive tones of flower, with very pleasant wetness.  I have used more coarse grinding and shorter blooming and brewing time.If you will be use longer, it can show some bitterness and it will be too sweet, so you will lost the flower tones.

Ethiopia Guji

The region is located in the southern portion of Sidamo the people of Guji have a long tradition of coffee cultivation. The ethnic  is called the Oromo people. The Guji is one of the zones of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia and is named after a tribe of the Oromo people.

Order here: https://www.dos-mundos.cz/

Ethiopia Banko from BeanSmith’s (Kofarna) – Specialty coffee

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on March 16, 2018
Bag with coffee beans and cup of coffee

Coffee beans

Varietal: Herloom

Region: Yirgacheffe, Natural process from 1700-1900m, 8 points rating

Stronger body, in my point little bit too strong. But you can get from them some sweet cherries. I think it is nice coffee, maybe more will be suit for Aeropress, than on filter. If, go to lower temperatures around 85C and longer blooming.

Coffee roasters

Based in Prague, they roast for own coffee shop near by city with name : “Kofarna”. There you can also buy the coffee beans, or order online.

Coffee roasters Roasted Brown – Rwanda Nyamasheke PB

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on March 9, 2018
Bag with coffee beans and cup of coffee

Roasted Brown, coffee roasters based in Wicklow, near Dublin / Ireland.In my opinion one of the best coffee roasters from Ireland, From him, I never was disappointed, like from some more known coffee roasters.They more focus on quality of selected coffee beans than marketing.
Last time I had for filter Rwanda Nyamasheke PB. Very nice cup of coffee with strong tones of tea.Some 🍊 sweethess.

Don Gallo, Spanish coffee roasters, Hunda Oli coffee beans

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on March 2, 2018
Bag with coffee beans, coffee grinder

Altitude: 1800 – 2200 msnm.

Process: Washed

Location: Oromia, Jimma (Etiopía)

The Hunda Oli is a new 128 farmer co-operative, established 2016. The co-operative is located within the regional state of Oromia, Jimma zone, and Agaro,

Nice very fruity cup of coffee, you can go very easily to lower temperatures arond 85C and still the final cup will be very intensive and full of flavours.

Where to buy: https://www.dongallocafe.com/cafe/hunda-oli.html  or @Dongallocafe.

Ethiopia, Wote Konga, coffee beans from Caravan coffee roasters

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on February 23, 2018
bag with coffee beans, coffee grinder and scale.

Again varietal Heirloom (Mix of wild Unknown varietals) from region Gedeo / Yirgacheffe, small region in state  of Sidama.  The washing station Vote Konga is very good known for high quality coffee beans. The coffee beans were  on a couple major british Barista competitions, always it was very success. The Caravan  is in London base coffee roasters.

The final coffee prepared with Kalita is vibrant, with some floral notes. Depend of preparation, it can be sweet lime, pineapple acidity, or more sweet with some small acidity on the end. But the Floral notes is there always.

About  Heiroom you can read here: https://bayawe.com/2018/01/30/ethiopian-heirloom/

Coffee beans from Uganda, coffee roasted with Rubens Gardelli

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on February 16, 2018

Uganda Kinone, roasted by Rubens Gardelli, very interesting coffee beans, from hearth of Africa. Uganda together with Ethiopia are born place of coffee. Uganda is less famous like country from where it is originally coffee plantation. But some sciences are saying, the real origin country of coffee are Uganda jungles. It is interesting to taste coffee direct fromUganda. Coffee I have tried it is from region Rwenzori, washed process and varietal Sl14 / SL28. they are Bourbon-Typica Group (Typica-related). Originally from Kenya. Mainly SL28 is more priced and famous coffee beans within coffee lovers, it is coffee grow in higher levels and very complex with some fruit tones. Same I can write about final cup, prepared via Bottom flat filter – Brewista.

https://shop.gardellicoffee.com/

Coffe beans from farm Finca Vista Hermosa Huehuetenango, Guatemala

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on February 9, 2018
Bag of coffee beans from The Coffee Collective with cup of coffee and floowers

Finca Vista Hermosa Huehuetenango (Bourbon),  Guatemala from  1600 – 1900 m elevation. roasted with in Denmark based coffee roasters The Coffee Collective. One of the most famous and oldest specialty coffee roasters in Europe.

The cup of coffee is remain me a lots fruity Kenyan coffee, with some lime tones.But once I have grinned more fine, than usually, the coffee started be more sweet and the tones are more like milk chocolates. At the coffee preparation you should go also to higher temperatures and more frequently  to pour water.

https://coffeecollective.dk/

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