Single Origin of the Season: Ethiopia Arsosala
March 4, 2019
Region: Uraga, Guji
Varietal: Mixed Heirloom
Processing Method: Washed
Tasting Notes: Stewed fruit, florals, lime, brown sugar.
Arsosala washing station is relatively young, only being founded in 2015 but already serving around 1,200 smallholder producers in the Uraga woreda of Guji.
Washed lots at this washing station are delivered ripe, depulped the same day, fermented overnight, and washed before being soaked/fermented underwater for 8–16 hours. Then they are washed again. The total fermentation time is between 48–72 hours. before being dried on raised beds for 9–12 days.
This coffee displays the typical floral notes and bright acidity prized in washed Ethiopian coffees.