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Kaltiva - Rwanda

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If you're a Perth coffee enthusiast looking for a unique and meaningful coffee experience, Kaltiva's RAWANDA - Isoko beans are your gateway to the heart of Rwandan coffee culture. These beans tell a story of resilience, meticulous care, and vibrant flavors that will delight your senses and leave you feeling good about how your coffee is sourced.

The Gasharu Story: Gasharu Coffee's legacy traces back to 1973, with the inspiring journey of Celestin Rumenerangabo, who at 14, embarked on a mission to support his single mother after walking from Nyamasheke to Kigali. Working as a housemaid for three years, he returned to his village, investing his savings in coffee cultivation and local trading. 
  • Isoko: The Essence of Rwanda: "Isoko" represents the pinnacle of Rwandan coffee, embodying resilience and meticulous care. These beans symbolize the best of Rwandan coffee, reflecting its rich history and vibrant flavours.
  • Flavours Born of High Altitudes: Rwanda's elevated terrain and favorable climate between 1,650-2,100 masl create ideal conditions for diverse coffee types. Expect tasting notes like juicy acidity, stone fruit sweetness, and floral hints, influenced by the region's unique climate and terrain.
  • Beyond the Bean: The Rugori Impact: Gasharu Coffee's Rugori program showcases its commitment to the Rwandan coffee community. From establishing coffee collection sites to providing essential equipment like hand-crank machines and coffee scales, Gasharu empowers local farmers while ensuring fair trade practices.

 

Roast Strength
 
Flavour Notes
 Juicy Acidity, Fruit sweetness, Floral Hints
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 FAQs

 Why is Rwandan coffee gaining popularity?

A: Rwandan coffee gains popularity due to its unique flavours and Rwanda's commitment to quality and sustainability.

 Is this coffee a good choice for espresso?

A. Yes, Rwandan coffee can be a fantastic choice for espresso. Its bright acidity and complex flavour profile can add depth and complexity to espresso drinks.

Where can I learn more about Gasharu Coffee's Rugori program?

A: Visit Gasharu Coffee's website or inquire directly to learn more about their Rugori program. 

Brewing Guide

Brewing Guide

Espresso 

BREW RATIO - 2:1

  • Dose 16g | Yield 32g | Time 23-25 Sec
  • Dose 18g | Yield 36g | Time 25-27 Sec
  • Dose 20g | Yield 40g | Time 27-30 Sec

Filter

BREW RATIO - 15 - 17:1

  • 60-65g of coffee per 1000 ml of water
  • For 1 cup start with 13g of coffee and 200ml of water
  • Wet and preheat the lined V60 driper and vessel with hot brewing water, then discard water from vessel.
  • Add in medium-coarse ground coffee to pre-wet filter, then bloom with water for 30 sec.
  • Gently pour in water in small circles from inward to outward, to desired volume.
  • Allow coffee to brew and draw down through filter for approximately 3:00 - 3:30 min.
  • Remove V60 dripper and discard filter ground coffee
  • Pour, serve and enjoy freshly brewed KALTIVA coffee.

Aeropress

BREW RATIO - 10:1

  • 1 cup = 20g of coffee per 200ml of water
  • Place the syringe into AeroPress at position 4, then invert. Pre-wet filter paper in the filter cap and set aside.
  • Add in coarse ground coffee to inverted AeroPress and then carefully pour in brewing water.
  • Gently stir to ensure all ground coffee is saturated, then allow the brew to steep for 1:00 - 1:10.
  • Screw on the cap, purge headspace air, and then invert the AeroPress onto a vessel and gently plunge for 30 - 40 sec.
  • Serve and enjoy your freshly brewed KALTIVA coffee.