Lyula AA

Lemonade, Cane Sugar, Raspberry

Variety: N39, KT423

Processing: Washed

Origin: Songwe, Tanzania

Producers: Lyula Amcos Cooperative

Altitude: 1600-1700m

This Tanzanian coffee was grown in the Songwe region by members of the Lyula Amcos Cooperative. Coffees grown by cooperative members are brought to the mill where they're pulped, washed, and sorted. Coffee is typically sorted by size and density, and very generally, the larger, denser beans taste best. While coffee grading varies by country, Tanzania's system is similar to Kenya's with AA and AB representing the largest bean sizes. We haven't sourced a lot of Tanzanian coffee in the past, but we were really stoked on these lots, and we hope to see more like them in the future!

Lyula AA is a coffee that reminds us of summer with bright, sweet flavors. A tart lemonade note is most prominent, with a pronounced amount of cane sugar sweetness to back it up. Also present is a juicy raspberry note, giving the cup two distinctly different tart flavors that play off of one another quite well. We love how sharp and acidic this coffee is, and we hope it brightens your day like it brightened ours. We'll certainly be keeping an eye out for more coffees from this region in the future! Be sure to rate your coffees here on the site so that we know what to send you next.

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William Cantler

Brooklyn

Member Since
January '16
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

I like it's structure and acidic balance. It's terrific as a hot cup. Surprisingly less good as a double strength Aeropress over ice, which is my typical ice coffee method.

08/05/18

Mike Nicklas

Berlin

Member Since
July '18
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Good acidic coffee

The smell was pretty boring IMO but the taste is pretty bright, sweet, and acidic. Overall I liked it a lot. Made with Chemex at 50g/700g.

08/06/18

Randall LaLonde

Glenfield

Member Since
July '15
6stars a4a0e8b53d318f1f0b1943d53a0b95109dbd5f60e4cf474e2c52c9a78a743e2a

Lyula AA

I found this coffee to be just ok, well balanced, but nothing to rave about. Moustache Coffee never disappoints, however.

08/09/18

Dustin Elliott

Philadelphia

Member Since
July '15
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Delicious

Really enjoying this cup!

08/27/18

Taren

Flourtown

Member Since
January '18
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Very good coffee

This was one of the best coffees I have received in a long time. Nice and light. Great morning coffee. Made in a french press.

08/31/18