Ilomba

Ilomba

Tanzania

Espresso | Filter

Ilomba Factory is a washing station located in Ilomba Village, Mbozi district, on steep sloping hills of South Western highlands region of Mbeya.

It is a voluntary organization of smallholder coffee farmers aimed at joining forces to improve coffee production and marketing.

The varietal grown here is Bourbon, these coffees are picked between July and August. Due to the high altitudes, the harvest here is delayed compared to some other neighbouring areas, coffees here are grown between 1850 and 1900 meters above sea level.

Caramel sweetness, orange peel, angostura, some florals, delicate and subtle.
Recipe
Espresso
DOSE Weight TIME TEMP
19,0 gr. 40 gr. 26 sec 96 ºC
Filter
DOSE BREW WATER TIME TEMP
16 gr. 250 gr. 2:30 92º
PHOTOS
DETAILS
  • ORIGIN : Ilomba, Mbozi, Mbeya, Tanzania
  • ALTITUDE : 1900 masl
  • HARVEST : Jul – Aug 2016
  • PROCESS : An eco-pulper removes the skin and pulp, and coffee parchment is graded in to 3 grades A, B and C. The coffee is then fermented for 12 hours. It’s then graded and washed in channels into two grades based on density
  • DRYING : Sun dried up to 20 days on African drying beds. Coffees are covered in plastic during midday and at night
  • VARIETY : Bourbon
  • LOT : #27
  • DENSITY : 689g/L
  • HUMIDITY : 11%

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