Ethiopia Kayon Mountain

(5 customer reviews)

It’s back! Organic, natural process Kayon Mountain from Ethiopia.

One of our best EVER sellers and we know why!

Blueberries, milk chocolate and lime.

Such a complex cup, you must try it to experience it.


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About the coffee

Oromia region, Guji Zone
Kayon Mountain Coffee Farm
Ato Esmael
1900 – 2100 metres above sea level
Cup Score
Cup Profile
Forest honey, blueberries, violet, lime & milk chocolate

About the farm

“The Kayon Mountain Coffee Farm was established in 2012 with the aim of producing top quality coffee in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. The farm is situated in the southern part of Ethiopia in the Oromia region, Guji Zone which is about 320 miles from the capital city, Addis Ababa. The farm is privately owned by Ato Esmael and his family.”

“Guji is a recent addition to the range of beautiful coffees being exported from Ethiopia. Historically it has been exported as a Sidamo type, but after many years of lobbying the Ethiopian government for a geographical distinction. While the cup profile is quite similar to Sidamo coffees, some people feel that there is a “little something special” in the terroir of Guji.”

“New Heirloom coffee trees have been planted on this 240 hectare plot in fertile sandy clay loam soil beneath the canopy of a natural forest. Organic processes are used on the farm with animal dung being the main source of fertiliser. The coffee is harvested from October to February by people from local villages. Some of it is washed, fermented and dried on raised beds and the rest is left for the production of high quality natural processed coffee. Freshly picked coffee cherry is washed with the low density beans being channelled away for a lower grade. The clean high grade coffees are then placed onto raised beds where for around 12 to 20 days’ drying time it is meticulously hand-turned and picked over to remove any defect beans. Finally, the dried cherries are milled to reveal the beautiful natural processed coffee beans which undergo further sorting to remove any remaining defect beans.”

5 reviews for Ethiopia Kayon Mountain

  1. Matt J. (verified owner)

    My second 1kg order – yummy!

  2. Christopher (verified owner)

    Not tried yet 5 for luck

  3. Elisabeth Smith (verified owner)

    Absolutely delicious. I just ordered a 1 kg bag to make sure I got further fixes. Definitely some chocolate flavour in there.

  4. Douglas (verified owner)

    always quick and fresh, quality. recommended.

  5. Jenny Drake (verified owner)

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