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Re: Congo Kivu Bukavu-Beni

As espresso, it did have a strange sour note I did not like. Same here. I tried for a whole afternoon to dial in my machine for this bean, but couldn't shake the sourness. The CCD brew was much earthier than I was expecting, but I must say that my favorite brew method thus far has been Aeropress by...
by thelastpav73
Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:14 am
 
Forum: Africa, Arabia, Asia
Topic: Congo Kivu Bukavu-Beni
Replies: 3
Views: 417

Re: Congo Kivu Bukavu-Beni

I, too, was stoked to try this. I even did research to see which of the 'Congos' on the globe produced this coffee. I was hoping that this would be similar to the Ugandan coffee SM stocked two years ago. The Ugandan was great as a blend base - chocolatey, little ...
by TxCoffeeNut
Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:35 am
 
Forum: Africa, Arabia, Asia
Topic: Congo Kivu Bukavu-Beni
Replies: 3
Views: 417

Re: Congo Kivu Bukavu-Beni

First cupping this morning...and I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised at how much I was able to detect in this complex cup!!! It really does have the thick body and earthiness of an Indonesian or island coffee...with an undeniably sweet finish! My brewing method may have masked some of the ...
by thelastpav73
Mon Dec 02, 2013 6:13 am
 
Forum: Africa, Arabia, Asia
Topic: Congo Kivu Bukavu-Beni
Replies: 3
Views: 417

Congo Kivu Bukavu-Beni

STOKED about this one. Just roasted my first batch at Full City...resting it a couple days before I try it. Interesting African as it didn't give off much chaff and seems like a much larger bean than other Africans I've roasted. And seeing as how I have a tender spot for Sumatrans and also for the b...
by thelastpav73
Sun Dec 01, 2013 8:02 am
 
Forum: Africa, Arabia, Asia
Topic: Congo Kivu Bukavu-Beni
Replies: 3
Views: 417

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by Sweet Maria's
Thu May 21, 2009 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Africa, Arabia, Asia
Topic: Sweet Maria's African Coffee Resources
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