Rwanda

KARAMBI

A lovely coffee from the African Great Lakes region.
Sale price$22.00
4.8

Size: 12oz.
Grind Options

Whole Bean - For homes that have a grinder to grind fresh at home, the preferred method

Drip - (Medium-Coarse) Regular coffee machines and Keurig machines

Pourover - (Medium) For Hand Brewing pourover coffee -V60s, Kalitas, etc

Chemex - (Medium-Coarse) For brewing with a Chemex

French Press - (Coarse) For brewing with a French Press

Espresso - (Finest) For brewing espresso

Cold Brew - (Coarsest) For making cold brew

Grind: Whole Bean

Grind

Each coffee is roasted to order, click here to view our roast schedule. Free shipping on orders $40+. Shipped within 3 days of order.


Roast Level:

Light

Tasting Notes:

Papaya, Apricot, Brown Sugar

Process:

Washed



Coffee Specs

Nyamasheke District has the highest concentration of coffee washing stations in all of Rwanda. Growing conditions are excellent here, with high elevations, great soil, and favorable rainfall—basically everything necessary to produce the best coffees. Almost everything grown is red bourbon, cultivated on tiny plots averaging less than a hectare each. In contrast with Latin America, single farm coffees are basically unheard of: our 20 bag lot represents the combined annual production of about 57 individual farmers. Throughout Rwanda, and especially in Nyamasheke, there is high competition between washing stations, and each must accept nearly 100% of the coffee delivered to them. To maintain quality, each station must pay close attention to a meticulous sequence of processing and sorting...

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Rwanda - Karambi
Rwanda - Karambi Sale priceFrom $22.00
Rwanda - Karambi
Rwanda - Karambi Sale priceFrom $22.00
Producers

780 Neighboring Smallholders

Regions

Gitwa, Gasovu Village, Nyamasheke District, Western Province

Variety

Red Bourbon

Process

Washed

Brightness

High

Elevation

1,700 - 2,000 masl

Agtron Roast Level

80




Photos from origin: Gitwa, Gasovu Village, Nyamasheke District, Western Province


BREW METHODS & PARAMETERS

V60 / Pourover

  • Coffee: 20g
  • Grind: Medium
  • Water:  320g
  • Ratio: 1:16
  • Brew Time: 2:30-3:00 min

Coffee Maker / Drip

  • Coffee: 65g
  • Grind: Medium
  • Water: 1L
  • Ratio: 1:15
  • Brew Time : 6:00 min

Chemex

  • Coffee: 50g
  • Grind: Medium - Coarse
  • Water: 800g
  • Ratio: 1:16
  • Brew Time: 4:00-5:00 min
Karambi captures a flavor profile I adore in Rwandan coffees: cranberry, orange zest, and rich brown sugar. I love working with Sucafina and RWACOF and we're thrilled to offer this one again.

Sam K. | Green Coffee Buyer


A lovely coffee from the African Great Lakes region.
Variety: Red Bourbon

Reviews

4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
Based on 32 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 27 Total 4 star reviews: 3 Total 3 star reviews: 1 Total 2 star reviews: 1 Total 1 star reviews: 0
94%would recommend this product
Roast LevelRated 3.8 on a scale of 1 to 5
QualityRated 4.6 on a scale of 1 to 5
32 reviews
  • RF
    Randall F.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    6 months ago
    One of the Great Ones of 2023

    It isn’t often you fine this type coffee in an offer you haven’t tried before. I will get this one ant time it is available.

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    Partners Coffee
    6 months ago

    Randall, thank you so much for your review! Rwanda - Karambi is truly a great coffee!

  • E
    Enoch
    I do not recommend this product
    Rated 2 out of 5 stars
    7 months ago
    2 Stars

    This one has a burnt taste. The other bags I got were fine… could’ve just been a one-off type of thing.

  • VG
    vanessa g.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 45 - 54
    Roast Level Preference(s) Light
    Pros Fast Delivery, High Quality
    Brewing Method Chemex
    Additions Alternative Milk, Sugar
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    7 months ago
    magnificent Karambi

    extremely warm and delicious - rich, full and aromatic - coffee beans from Rwanda, everyone i've offered it asks for the name.

    Roast LevelRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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    Partners Coffee
    7 months ago

    Vanessa, thank you for your review! We're so that glad you're enjoying Partners and spreading the word!

  • MG
    Marcus G.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 55 - 64
    Roast Level Preference(s) Medium, Medium-Dark
    Pros High Quality, Fast Delivery
    Brewing Method Drip
    Additions Alternative Milk
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    8 months ago
    Rwanda

    Great Taste. I can not wait to open the Bag each time

    Roast LevelRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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    Partners Coffee
    8 months ago

    Marcus, thank you for your review! Finally getting to open the coffee bag is truly the best part of the day!

  • KF
    Kristin F.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Age Range 45 - 54
    Roast Level Preference(s) Medium, Medium-Light
    Pros Fast Delivery, High Quality
    Brewing Method Other
    Additions Dairy, Sugar
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    8 months ago
    My bew favorite

    Love Partners coffee!!

    Roast LevelRated 3.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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