Elevation: 1800-2000 masl
Tasting notes: Red apple, Dried pineapple, Juicy body
Boasting of very fertile and some parts volcanic soils, the microclimates, plus incredible terrains, Uganda is an ideal location for speciality coffee production.
The Engagi Natural is grown on the agricultural lands surrounding the designated UNESCO-World Heritage Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, known to be some of the most fertile volcanic soils in the world.
This micro lot is named Engagi, meaning "gorilla" which stems from the local Rukiga language spoken in and around the Bwindi community, near the endangered mountain gorillas conservation area.
The freshly picked coffee cherries are delivered to our producer’s central washing station where diligent processing and drying take place. They able to process their own coffees as well as buy from the smallholder farmers who grow coffee in small plots alongside their food crops. Their focus is using coffee to positively impact their community while striving to improve quality.
Method: Filter V60 Handbrew method
Yield: 30g for 30 seconds, total yield 280g
Brew Time: 2 minutes (adjust grind size accordingly)
Water Temperature: 93 degrees