By Habte Mesfin | July 1, 2010
Ethiopian traditional Coffee ceremonies.
Revocup Coffee Roasters are proud to present our ancient coffee tradition. For Ethiopians coffee is not just a simple beverage; It is a part of social, cultural, and spiritual life of society. Ethiopians have harvested and enjoyed coffee for many centuries. Their love for coffee leads them to develop strict coffee preparation rules. Over time, this practice becomes a daily ritual in contemporary life. The coffee preparation and ceremonies are a unique cultural heritage of Ethiopian society that can’t be found anywhere else in the world. These coffee ceremonies are a true display of how Ethiopians deeply care for their cherished bean called coffee.
Come and experience the transformation from crop to cup. You will witness first hand a vibrant and colorful ritual where green coffee is roasted before your eyes, filling the air with fruity and floral aromas. Then enjoy a meticulously prepared, delicious cup of coffee. You will have a chance to chat with Habte Mesfin, the co-founder of Revocup Coffee Roasters and a native of Ethiopia, about the cultural and social significance of the traditional coffee ceremony.
In order to remain true and authentic to our culture we will not charge for this service. Performing a coffee ceremony for guests is a gesture of friendship. However, donations will be accepted for our library project in the coffee growing community in Ethiopia.
Call for Reservation (913) 671-0408. Reservations are required. Minimum 5, maximum 10 people
By Habte Mesfin | June 23, 2010
This exceptional coffee is exported through Ethiopia’s only female miller/exporter, an exceptional woman. Asnakech Thomas is one of the most inspiring figures in Ethiopian coffee today. Native to the Amaro region, Asnakech decided in 2005 to return to her homeland to improve coffee quality at her mill and in local communities. She is one of the few people to travel weekly between Addis and the coffee areas.
The Amaro Mountains are a small range separating the communities of Amaro on the eastern slopes from Nechisar National Park and the lowland tribal areas of Arba Minch in southwest Ethiopia, Sidama region. The local coffee varieties, relatively light population, waterfalls and highland bamboo forests are among the many unique features of the area.
All Amaro Gayo coffee is certified organic. Prices paid for this coffee are at the extreme high end of market, social programs are in the works including possibilities for assistance with capacity building and coffee job creation, schools, clean water and medical care.
Altitude: 5200 feet: Processing Method: Natural and washed: Grade: S.H.B Species: Arabica
Characteristics: Astonishing Fragrance honey and flowery Aroma. Delicate In the cup a soft syrupy mouthfeel, balanced acidity and flavor Notes of ripe fruit Raspberry-Lime and visible blueberry, Tangerine and honeyed sweetness. Long and impressive finish.
Both Natural and washed processed Amaro Gayo make Extraordinary cup of coffee. The natural is a bit more complex and wild than more settled and cleaner finish of washed processed.
* Washed Process: Coffee prepared by removing the outer skin and pulp from the bean while the coffee fruit is still moist.
*Sun-Dried (Natural) Process: Coffee prepared by removing the husk or fruit after the coffee fruit has been sun dried. On African bed raised above ground, developing a quiet sweet fruit-toned chocolate in the long.
By Habte Mesfin | June 18, 2010
Amaro Gayo: A highly acclaimed Ethiopian Amaro Gayo natural and washed coffee just arrived at our warehouse. Amaro Gayo processed by the first Ethiopian female coffee miller. we will roast Amaro very soon. Please visit our website or face book For cupping note and availability