Origin July

Congo Sopacdi Co-op

Type
Single
Method
Espresso , Filter
Feature

This coffee is from a co-op of farmers around Lake Kivu in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. This is the first coffee from this region to achieve the top national grade (kivu 2) since 1967. It is direct trade organic and the FLOCERT number is 26275.

Tasting notes:

Espresso: Blood Orange, chinotto upfront, syrupy body, aniseed finish.

Filter: Cola & pear upfront, butter & light maple syrup finish.

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8.5
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8.5
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8
Sweetness
8
Aroma
8.5
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Congo Sopacdi Co-op

Barista Info

Dose (In)
22g
Volume
50ml
Weight (Out)
42g Black
Time
30 sec
Brew Ratio %
52%
Temperature
94°C oC
Tamp Strength
10
Dose (In)
12gg
Time
3.5 min
Brew Ratio %
1:13
Temperature
96°C oC
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Congo Sopacdi Co-op

Origins & Varieties


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Sopacdi is the first cooperative in the Congo to be Fairtrade-certified (in 2011). The premiun from the sale of their coffee to the international market is invested back into the community through projects that seek to deliver needed basic medical assistance, improve access to education, and better housing infrastructure.

Congo Sopacdi Co-op

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