09 Aug '18, 5pm

Seven Washed Bourbons Score 90+ at Burundi Cup of Excellence Competition

“Burundi coffees are stunning. The possibility of potato defect exists, but even the most extraordinary coffees may have some problems,” Chevalier said. “At our company, we communicate to our staff that we are committed to Burundi coffee, and a potato-y cup may occur here and there. We are a bit more forgiving on the chance of a rare potato in the cup since the exact cause of the defect remains somewhat of a mystery. The exact cause and exact way potato defect occurs is yet to be fully understood. Producers, washing stations, and mills may have upheld very high standards and practices and still experience the misfortune of the potato defect. Further, a single (potentially phenomenal) Burundi lot can be comprised of cherry from hundreds of small scale farmers. We know that a rare or slight potato in the cup may slip in with even some of the best and brightest coffees, and a...

Full article: https://dailycoffeenews.com/2018/08/09/seven-washed-bourb...

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