Cameroon Oku Valley Fully Washed Grade A Raw Arabica coffee beans for home roasting
Good acidity, heavy body, cocoa, rich, sweetly balanced, hints of citrus, clean, bright finish.
Rich as we expect from an African Continent coffee, the acidity is not overpowering and the body is fuller than many Africa's, with a little spice and an interesting citrus note. Nice variation in Profile for a coffee from the Continent of Africa.
Roast Light to dark. it has quite enough body and sweetness to carry well into the dark side.
Roasting Aroma: Sweet grass, tangerine, wine
Dry Aroma: Cocoa, orange, citrus,
Brewed Aroma: Cocoa, caramel, honey, hint of orange
Growers: 450 Small Holder Farmers around the Oku Village, Cameroon
Varietals: Cameroon Boyo, probably a descendent of Jamaica brought to Cameroon over 70 years ago.
Shade Grown under banana and orange trees.
Altitude: 1,800 - 2,200 Meters Above Sea Level
Region: Northwest Province in the Oku Valley on the slopes of Mount Kilum (Oku) in Cameroon which is located on the Western Coast of the African Continent.
Soil: Rich Volcanic
Processing: Picked and washed the same day in fresh spring water then dried on raised African beds
Average Temperature: 22 degrees Celsius year round
Average Annual Rainfall: 1983 Millimeters