Uganda Mt Elgon A
Cupping Notes: Spicy, citrusy acid and good body for an African coffee. Light, earthy and even woody flavors, but in a good way. Different than Kenya and other Africans – a very good coffee. Lighter roasts bring out a great floral aroma in the dry grounds.
Background: Our grade A Uganda Kapchorwa coffee comes from Uganda’s Kapchorwa district on the eastern border of neighboring Kenya. This is a high grown lot of washed, 100% shade canopy, mixed varietal arabica coffee. Almost a thousand individual farmers contribute to the overall lot. Each manages their own 1.0 hectare farm and is responsible for the production of about 1,000 arabica trees.
Producer: Small Farm Holders From Kapchorwa
Variety: SL14, SL34, KP423, Nyasaland, & Bugisu
Altitude: 5,400 – 7,200 ft (1650 – 2200m)
Coffee Grading: A
Harvest: October – January