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Ethiopia, Hambela  Deri -  Drip Box

Ethiopia, Hambela Deri - Drip Box

Producer: Smallholders / Fikremariam Site
Region: Oromia State, Guji Zone
Variety: 74158 & Wolisho
Process: Natural, Extended Fermentation 45hrs
Altitude: 2050 MASL
Crop Year: 2020

Cup Profile:
Strawberries, Orange, Passion Fruit, Chocolate

This heirloom varietal is sourced from family owned farms living in Hambela Deri, located inside the always shifting borders between the Sidamo and Guji Zones in Southern Ethiopia. Regional maps have been drawn and redrawn, and names of districts and neighborhoods have changed multiple times in the last two decades. Honing in on the particulars of a region can be difficult in Ethiopia.

Coffee farmers deliver ripe cherries to Fikremariam Site where they are Process the coffees, the beans are then fermented for 36 to 48 hours, depending on the weather, after the fermentation they dry the coffee on raised drying beds in thin layers and raked every 2 to 3 hours, during the first few days of the drying process. Depending on the weather, the beans are then dried for 10 to 15 days on raised beds. After hitting the desired moisture target which is 11.5%, they then put the coffees inside the warehouse for aging between
30-60 days.

This micro-milled lot was prepared to the very high Grade 1 standard and is a great example of the Ethiopian Heirloom flavor profile.

Region: Oromia Reginal state, Guji Zone, Hambela Woreda, Deri Kebele
Distance: 438Km from Addis Ababa town and 96Km from Yirgacheffe town
Soil Type: Red Loam Soil
Topography: Up and down topography some areas covered by huge trees
Morphology: broad leaves, Medium size of coffee tree
Variety: Heirloom, 74158 and Wolisho
Farm Holders: Around 600 farmers supply from 50kg to 1600kg cherry per farmer.