JBC Coffee Roasters

Rwanda Bufcafe

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Origin: Rwanda

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $12.99/12 ounces

Review Date: May 2012

Agtron: 56/69

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 9

Body: 9

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Intense, bright, floral. Flowers, pear, apricot, hints of honey and cocoa in aroma and cup. Rich, forceful but balanced acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Fruit notes in particular carry into a long, resonant finish.


Rwanda’s impressive potential as fine coffee producer has come to fruition over the last several years owing to the industry of its growers, generous support from international aid agencies and the commitment of North American specialty coffee roasters. JBC Coffee Roasters (formerly Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters) is a distinguished small-batch roasting company. Visit www.jbccoffeeroasters.com or call 608-256-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy a bright, pure but complex morning cup.

This review originally appeared in the May, 2012 tasting report: Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania

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