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THE EAST EUROPEAN COFFEE CULTURE FESTIVAL 2024

17/04/2024

As a roastery, coffee festivals hold significant importance for us. The heart of Eastern Europe becomes the center of coffee adventure and excitement. The beating heart of East European coffee culture finds its pulse within the industrial allure of Hala Arena, a symbol of endurance and reinvention in Bucharest’s dynamic landscape.

We will join The East European Coffee Culture Festival, held from 19th April to 21st of April.

 

Coffee Origins on the shop:

 

1. Columbia Los Nogales Typica

Introducing this Typica coffee from Los Nogales farm in Pitalito, Huila, Colombia. This coffee embodies a rich legacy of passion and perseverance. Founded by Ricaurte Hernandez, whose tragic loss in 2013 spurred his son, Oscar, to continue the family’s commitment to excellence.

Tasting Notes: Mango, Dark cherry, Banana liqueur, Blackberry, Red plums

 

2. Ethiopia Gargari Gutity

Ethiopia Gargari Gutity coffee, a truly exceptional and unique experience that encapsulates the rich tapestry of the Gargari Gutity washing station in the heart of the Yirgacheffe coffee region.

Tasting notes: White flowers, Nectarines, Tropical fruits, Grapes, Wine

 

3. Brazilia Fazenda Guariroba | Arara

Enter the captivating tale of Fazenda Guariroba, a coffee deeply entrenched in the 19th-century roots when patriarch João Ferreira Carneiro cultivated sweet grains in the fertile soil of Santo Antônio do Amparo. This rich legacy spans five generations, finding its zenith in the hands of Homero Aguiar Paiva.

Tasting Notes: Herbal, White grapes, Guava, Tangerine, Currant

 

4. Papua Noua Guinee Baroida Estate | Arusha

Enjoy the rich and distinctive aromas of Papua New Guinea Baroida Estate Natural coffee, a true testament to the meticulous craftsmanship of the Baroida estate in the Eastern Highlands. Named after a guardian spirit residing in an imposing river stone, this exceptional coffee originates from an altitude ranging between 1700 and 1850 meters.

Tasting notes: Peaches, Dates, Prunes, Chestnuts, Vanilla

 

5. Ethiopia Duwancho | Heirloom | Natural

Duwancho, a lot from the Keramo area, earns its name from the spreading fruit with a similar profile. Sourced from 279 farmers in the village of Keramo, members of the Daye Bensa cooperative, this coffee undergoes natural processing to enhance its natural fruit flavors. Produced on a limited scale, Daye Bensa lots prioritize quality.

Tasting notes: Cherry blossom, Honeysuckle, Apricots, Maple syrup

 

6. Funky Box Columbia El Vergel Berries | Mixed Varietals | Natural Anaerobic / Double Fermentation + Berries

This coffees are processed with a pre fermentation of 24 hours in plastic bag, followed by 24 hours in cherry aerobically to be then depulped and ferment with fruits that have been dehydrated and grounded to have a higher concentration of flavours during 5 days anaerobically, and dried for 10 days mechanically with a stall of 5 days to promote a higher retention of flavours.

Tasting Notes: Blueberry, Blackberry, Raspberry, Red currants

 

7. Funky Box Columbia El Vergel Strawberry | Mixed Varietals | Natural Anaerobic / Double Fermentation + Strawberry

This coffees are processed with a pre fermentation of 24 hours in plastic bag, followed by 24 hours in cherry aerobically to be then depulped and ferment with fruits that have been dehydrated and grounded to have a higher concentration of flavours during 5 days anaerobically, and dried for 10 days mechanically with a stall of 5 days to promote a higher retention of flavours.

Tasting Notes: Strawberry, Cherry, Pomegranate, Guava

 

8. Brazil Fazenda Guariroba | Gesha

In the region of Santo Antonio de Amparo, Vale das Vertentes, the delicate climate is ideal for coffee production. The Fazenda Guariroba farm, which is under the care of the farmer Gabriel Lamounier Viera, is located at an altitude of 1100m.

Tasting notes: Lemongrass, Lemon candy, Aromatic herbs, Eucalyptus.

 

9. Columbia El Placer 200g | Wush Wush | Extended Fermentation

The “El Placer” Farms Project begins with Sebastian Ramirez who is a 4th generation coffee producer in his family. His experience managing the farm of his family and working with coffee for more than 14 years, allowed him to develop his project in Quindio and Huila.

Tasting Notes: Magnolia, Lemongrass, Lemon Candy, Tropical Fruits

 

10. Colombia El Placer Pink Bourbon

The “El Placer” Farms Project begins with the farmer Sebastian Ramirez who is a 4th generation coffee producer in his family.

This coffee is Pink Bourbon variety, and the processing method is extended anaerobic fermentation.

Tasting Notes: White Flowers, Mango, Pineapple, Apricot jam, Candy

 

11. Ninety Plus | Gesha Sake

Welcome to the realm of Ninety Plus Coffee, where innovation, precision and unparalleled flavor converge. We present a journey that begins at the enchanting Gesha Estates in Panama, culminating in the extraordinary Gesha Criolic coffee – a true masterpiece that reflects the essence of Ninety Plus’ commitment to excellence.

Tasting Notes: Violets, Blackberries, Blueberries, Sake

 

12. Columbia Bella Alejandria Gesha Spirit

Wilder Lasso is a new coffee lover! He came to be a coffee producer not long ago since 2017 when he came to help his father at his Farm El Diviso in the mountains of San Adolfo. This Gesha it’s one of the jewels of Wilder’s farm, thanks to the complete mastery he has with the washing process!

Tasting Notes: White flowers, Lemongrass, Honeydew melon, Mango, Apricots

 

13. Colombia El Placer Wush Wush

The “El Placer” Farms Project begins with Sebastian Ramirez who is a 4th generation coffee producer in his family. His experience managing the farm of his family and working with coffee for more than 14 years, allowed him to develop his project in Quindio and Huila.

Tasting Notes: Eucalyptus, Acacia, Melon, White Grapes, Plums

 

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