Konikona lot #150 - Ethiopia

€ 10.80

CUP SCORE 88.75 (scaa cup protocol)

Jasine tea, tangerine, lime, thyme

suggested for espresso and filter


We roast to order all coffees on Wednesday and Saturday, dispatching on next working day. Cut-off time is 8am UTC+1


Technical detail

Several farmers         Ethiopia    
Producer             Country
      Sidama           2100-2300 mt
 Region/Zone          Elevation   


      Washed               Heirlooms 
Pulping process       Cultivar    


    January 15         September 15
     Picked in              Landed in


      1800 kg              GrainPro bag
     Lot size                Arrived in
   Rubens Gardelli     drum roaster
  Roast profile by    Roasted on



We are really proud to present you what we evaluated as the best Sidama lot from present crop!
We have been delighted since the very first moment by its intensity and subtle fruity character.
Our importer evaluated it as 93 point, but since we are known for our honest scoring, we marked as 88.75 as being a real scoring, still unbelievably outstanding as washed.
You may also notice that there is the lot number, quite unusual for Ethiopia producers (Washing stations or Cooperatives) that's because Konikona mill produced 2 different lots this year, and the one we reserved was only total 30 bags microlot...and the best lot amongst the two!
Konikona Mill produces both washed and unwashed coffees. All the water used for washed coffees comes from the clean Konikona river, from which the mill derives its name. Once the cherries have arrived at the mill the cherries are sorted and pulped in a repaster which is equipped with a mucilage remover. After pulping the beans are fermented in water tanks for 2-3 days before being dried in parchment on drying beds for seven days, during which they are turned regularly to ensure even drying.
After drying all coffees are stored at the nearby warehouse in Daye Town.
Farmers in this region grow not only coffee but also local shade trees such as Warka and crops of wheat, maize and teff.