Rwanda Bourbon Ingoboka Cooperative by New Harvest Coffee Roasters Review |
  • New Harvest Coffee Roasters

    Pawtucket, Rhode Island
  • Rwanda Bourbon Ingoboka Cooperative

Roast: Medium Review Date: June 2007
Origin: Rwanda. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Intense, complex but elegant aromatics - flowers, chocolate, butter (or perhaps butterscotch), cherryish fruit - carry from nose through cup into the short finish. The acidity is gentle and balanced, the mouthfeel lean but delicate.

Notes: The coffee cooperatives of Rwanda, benefiting from superb growing conditions, traditional varieties of arabica and support from aid agencies and coffee idealists, are beginning to produce coffees that rank among the world's finest and most distinctive. Bourbon is a prestigious heirloom variety of Coffea arabica. New Harvest is an artisan roasting company focusing on refined coffee and responsible sourcing. Visit or call 866-438-1999 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: The unusual floral/chocolate/butter aromatics are a bit reminiscent of the great Esmeralda Estate Panama, currently the world record holder for coffee price and buzz.


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