Rwanda Remera #1005

35,00 DKK280,00 DKK

Sweet intense coffee. Delicate molasses sirupy taste. Long aftertaste of stone fruit with a grape fruity finish.

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Remera is a washing station owned by producers, Epiphanie and her son Samuel Muhirwa.

They began operating around mid 2000 and from the beginning have focused on quality. This washing station is in the South of Rwanda, in the Nyamagabe district.

Farms are generally very small, families that are having some land with coffee trees and who take care of the plants and pick the cherries themselves. Usually they will also have some subsistence farming, there are occasionally farmers with more land.

Variety 100 % Arabica Bourbon
Processing Washed
Land/Region Rwanda/Nyamagabe
Washing station Remera
Altitude 1900 masl
Cupping Score 87
Roast Master, Quality cupper & Barista Søren Stiller Markussen

 

 

 

Mængde / Amount

250 gram, 500 gram, 1000 gram

Variant

Black Coffee / Whole beans, Espresso / Whole beans, Black coffee grinded for French Press, Black coffee grinded for filter, Green beans

This coffee is ideal to brew on Chemex, Hario, Siphon and Cleverdrip. Brew/ratio mass depends on how you pour the water, the weight of your coffee and the length of your brew. I like to recommend that you try to use different pouring techniques. So you will find out what will suit you and the coffee you have in your hands. 1 step: Prefinfusion = Using water to wet the coffee, so the particle can absorb water, giving access to flavour and aromas. As a rule when you use less coffee, less water is used to preinfusion. "just enough to cover the coffee in the filter". 2 step: Blooming = this is where the coffee particles is expanding, as any cellular products, giving access to transform the coffee attributes in to flavours and aromas. As a genius = less coffee/shorter blooming time. More Coffee/longer blooming time = that make sense right? Ie. 33 g of coffee = 30 sec blooming time. 60 g of coffee = 50-60 sec blooming time. 3 step: building up your coffee in the filter = you coffee brewing times length and letting you coffee steep in the filter. Coffee needs to be handled firm and homogenises. Ie. Dont let your coffee set/sit or "dry out in the filter" when you pour the water in your coffee filter. Virsa versa, you have to be careful, that you don't pour too much water, so you create a "swimming pool" on top of the coffee in the filter. The coffee should have a smooth "run through" contact time with water. You can find inspiration on Brewmethods.
As a general rule you should dial in your espresso using a scale. The first three shots is normally indicating your espresso flow and the appearance of how well your espresso flow/brew. Your first indicator should be the first drop appearing after activating starting the water flow (pump/bottom) I recommend the first drop to appear approx. at 6-8 sec. in that way your espressoshot will brew as long a 26-31 sec. If it appears before 4 sec. I will recommend you should grind finer and visa versa if the first drop appears to late/after 8 sec or more.
Dosering 19,5 g dobb shot
Ekstraktion 29-31 sek
Vægt i væske 38 g.
Ekstraktion rate 19,5/38= 0,51%
The dose is calculated using a 20g porta filter Min dose 19g/Max dose 21 g. pr dobb espresso.