Cup profile: Apricot, lime, hops. Jasmine and magnolia florals. Very complex, with honey sweetness.
Derived from Amharic language, Biftu Gudina means “ray of development”. The cooperative was established in 2012, and is located in the Agaro – Goma woreda (district) within the Jimma zone. There are about 150 smallholders in total. Located near Jimma town, the co-op benefits from high altitude and rich fertile soils. The surrounding area is green and lush.
The coffee at Biftu Gudina is processed using the washed method. At the washing station, cherries are sorted by hand for unripe and over-ripe fruit prior to entering the hopper that feeds the Penagos eco-pulper. Afterwards the beans are soaked in clean water in concrete tanks for 8 hours. Waste water treatment relies on a natural form of filtration through a vetiver grass plot before it goes into the pits and finally the ground. The beans are then sun dried for 10 to 14 days on raised African drying beds and carefully hand sorted again.
Always one of the most eagerly anticipated arrivals of the season, the 2017 Biftu Gudina is as delicious as ever. In the cup, expect intense jasmine and magnolia florals, notes of apricot, lime and hops and a complex honey sweetness.
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