Burundi Incuti (Washed)
Bold, bright, and new to our line up this year, Incuti Washed truly exemplifies the region of Burundi. The Incuti producers craft a cup of coffee brimming with silky notes of spice and lime. As the coffee cools, a strawberry-like acidity becomes more prominent. It scored an 84+ with our Q-grader, which means you can expect this coffee to leave a lasting impression on your tastebuds!
Because we were fortunate to source both washed and natural coffees from the same producers, this is a great opportunity to compare coffees. Grab our Burundi Bundle for a side-by-side experience to taste the difference in processing methods!
Jeanine Niyonzima-Aroian, the founder of JNP Coffees, is without a doubt one of the most influential individuals in Burundi coffee today. We’ve worked with her for many years now, bringing you the unique, flavorful coffees of the region. Her new program called Dushime meaning “let’s be thankful,” is built on the same values she’s brought to the International Women's Coffee Alliance (IWCA). The Dushime program provides quality consulting, lot selection, marketing to JNP’s buyer community, and end-of-year premiums. The premiums we pay for this coffee goes directly back to the producers, along with pre-harvest financing, quality control assistance, investing in opportunities for education and community building! Jeanine serves as a role model for what a Burundian woman can achieve in her country. As a licensed Q grader, she continues to strengthen the global specialty coffee industry.
Washed (Wet Process)
Cherries are picked and sorted and then run through a variety of water-filled channels and tanks to separate out bad cherries. Then they are run through a processing mill to break-up and remove the bright red skins. After that, they are moved to fermentation tanks. The water in these tanks have microbes that eat and digest the mucilage (fruit) off the beans over a period of hours to days. After all the fermentation, the beans, which still have a layer of hulling around it, are dried slowly for quite a long time. The hull protects the beans from picking up weird flavors and then is removed in a dry mill. Washed coffees are thought by many to be a more "pure" representation of the actual coffee. They do tend to be cleaner and the flavors tend to be more separable from others, so they have more clarity.
Your coffee is roasted-to-order.
This means we roast your beans when we receive your order ensuring the freshest cup of coffee. Please allow approximately three (3) business days before we ship your order.
|Producers||400 farmers organized around the Incuti Group|
|Tasting Notes||Lime, Cola, Chocolate|