Gitwe

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Gitwe

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About this coffee

Get out of the way, Gitwe is coming through! Just in time for the warm weather months, we’re happy to welcome a new coffee from Burundi. Gitwe is our second coffee sourced from the folks at Long Miles Coffee and adds some lovely flavor diversity to our spring offerings.

Perfect for those warmer days and cooler mornings, Gitwe is like the delicious, juicy and complex sangria of your springtime coffee dreams. The flavor and aroma of fresh blackberries is the first characteristic you’ll notice out-the-gate, but don’t miss its approachable acidity and body. While Gitwe’s acidity may not be as tart as say, biting into a lemon wedge, it still maintains a vibrant citric quality much like that of a tangerine. The body and finish are pleasant, clean and light as if you’re sipping on a cup of white tea.

We had high expectations for our second go-round with Long Miles and Gitwe far exceeded them. Pour yourself a cup and see for yourself!


Tasting Notes

Blackberry, Tangerine, White Tea


Brewing Recommendation

This coffee shines when filter brewed: we suggest the Chemex or Kalita brewing devices. Generally, filter brewing produces better coffee clarity (ability to tell flavors apart) than body (texture, weight in your mouth) and we love this coffee's clarity.

RATIO: 16:1 (Example: 400 grams water, 25 grams coffee produces 12 ounce cup)

Details

REGION: Burundi

FARM/MILL: Heza Washing Station

VARIETAL: Bourbon

ALTITUDE: 1,800 - 2,100 meters

PRODUCER: Various small landholders

PROCESS: Fully Washed and Sun Dried


Relationally sourced through Long Miles Coffee


Shipment

We know that when you want coffee, you want it fast. This is why we ship same or next day, Monday through Friday.

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Thoughtful Packaging and Shipment

Our coffee labels are locally letter pressed by our friends at Typographie Press. We think you'll agree, their artistry gives our bags that little something extra that says "we are one-of-a-kind!"

Did you know we have a "No Packing Peanuts" guarantee? You may notice the packing materials in your orders are never alike. That's because we're like little lovable fury packrats, we collect every material we can and reuse all the packing materials we receive to pack your order. Recycling is simple really, it's a smart way to be save you money and be good stewards of this planet we love so much. It's all part of being a Zero Waste company.

We know when you order you expect it fast, that's why we ship same or next day, Monday through Friday.

Need help? Ask the experts: hello@crema-coffee.com