Burundi Giku Hill Natural
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sold as whole bean
Sweet red currants and berries with high toned citrus like grapefruit and orange with powerful tension and verve
Long Miles Coffee Project
Ningaland, Kayanza (1700m)
Giku Hill is a new terroir discovery and is a true standout next to neighboring Ninga and Bumba Hills, as the most intensely flavored and structured cup. The impeccable standards of the Long Miles team produces some of the cleanest tasting naturals we’ve ever encountered that faithfully and delicately translate terroir which in this coffee presents high toned flavors with tense structure.
Saint Frank and Long Miles came together in 2014 with a shared energy for the potential of specialty coffee to transform lives in poor remote regions. Long Miles connects small farmers from different hill communities like Giku but until recently this remote community was incorporated into the larger Ninga Hill classification, an annual offering at Saint Frank. In 2019 we committed to partner with Long Miles in establishing a new washing station at Ninga where farmers had previously traveled the furthest to deliver their cherries. This new site is a blessing to these enthusiastic remote communities still without electricity and clean water. As we expand our reach together we look forward to seeing the unfolding transformation that unites us.
We recommend 1 part ground coffee to 15.8 parts filtered water (1:15.8) Pour Over: 24g coffee med-fine | 380g water off boil | 3:00 min duration
Bona Vita Recipes:
4 Cups: 44g coffee (7 tbsp.) med-course grind (14/40 Encore) | 4 cups water
6 Cups: 65g coffee (11 tbsp.) med-course grind (16/40 Encore) | 6 cups water
8 Cups: 87g coffee (14 tbsp.) med-course grind (17/40 Encore) | 8 cups water