Hamasi | Yemen Specialty Coffee
This is a special process micro-lot. It’s an ethically sourced and processed organic Yemeni specialty coffee.
Tasting notes: Complex and winey. Notes of raspberry, white chocolate, grapes, honey, pineapple, hazelnuts, vanilla and clove. Elegant acidity with a clean body and long aftertaste.
Available in two roasting profiles:
Medium roast: Sweet, balanced acidity with medium body. Recommended for Espresso, Pour over, Ibrik, and Immersion brewers.
Dark/ Special espresso roast: More Sweet, bold , little smokey with heavy body.
If you don’t have a grinder, don’t worry! We can grind it for the exact brewing method you use before sending it out. Please select your preference before adding it to the cart.
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Producer: Ghalib Al-Hamasi
Harvest: Hand-picked (only ripe cherries). FEB 2021
Irrigation system: Dripping or rain
Elevation: 2,250 meter above sea level
Climate: Dry. Rain 580mm annually
Process: Natural (Experiment Fermentation).
Beans size: AA (+15)
Complex and winey. Notes of raspberry, white chocolate, grapes, honey, clove, hazelnuts, vanilla, and clove. Elegant acidity with a clean body and long aftertaste.
As time passes, more notes will appear and others will vanish.
These notes were preserved by our team during our cupping sessions using an evaluation roasting profile. Based on what roasting level you’ll be brewing, you can expect to have more notes in the cup.
About the farmer:
Ghalib AlHamasi is a 49 years old gentleman and is the sixth generation in his family who works with coffee. He comes from an hardworking family that works in several industries besides coffee cultivation. Mr.Ghalib has chosen to dedicate his life to coffee not only because of how much he loves it but also because he faithfully believes that it is more sustainable than any other industry and can change people’s lives in his region and in Yemen in general.
One of his hobbies is to experiment with coffee processing at his farm by applying the techniques he had learned from his great grandparents that have been used for more than 600 years and combine them with the innovation of specialty coffee. As a result, the coffee he produces is a true sensory adventure.
Haraz is a mountainous region of Yemen between the cities of Sana’a and Al-Hudaydah. It is considered within the range of Sarawat. In the 11th century, it was the fortress of the Sulayhid Dynasty, many of the buildings still survive today. It includes Jabal An-Nabi Shu’ayb, the highest mountain in Yemen and the Arabian Peninsula. Due to its location between the coastal plain of Tihamah and Sanaa, this mountainous area has always been strategically important. A stopping point for the caravan during the Himyarite Kingdom, the Haraz was later the stronghold of the Sulayhid dynasty, which established itself in Yemen in 1037.
In general, Yemeni coffees are best consumed after 12-18 days from the roasting date and up to 12-16 weeks because of the degassing process. Notes will vary depending on the conserving way and time, but always a delicious cup of coffee.
|Select Roast Level||
Medium roast, Dark roast
|Whole Beans or Ground?||
Whole Beans, Ground For Ibrik/Cezve/Jazwa, Ground for Moka Pot, Ground For Espresso, Ground For Filter/ Pour Over, Ground For Reusable Pods, Ground For French Press, Ground For Cold Brew
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