V60 recipe | Rwanda Gitega Hills

Hi coffee lovers!

In this post you can find a new V60 recipe easy to brew at home with our new Rwanda Gitega Hills. A juicy, boozy and vibrant coffee with raspberry, nectarine and lime notes.

Gitega Hills is a washing station located at 1700 meters above sea level in the interior of Rwanda. It is managed by Alex and Bernard, and one of their main objectives is to create job opportunities for the nearby communities. Over the past few years, they have expanded the coffee cherry drying area, strengthened the station’s infrastructure and started treating the station’s water through natural, chemical-free filtering methods. The station has become a focal point for the community and an icon of Rwandan coffee.

  • Dose: 18g
  • Grind size: Medium-course
  • Water: 288 g at 93ºC
  • Ratio: 1:16

Recipe structure:

4 times pour water technique every 30 seconds.

  • Grind your coffee, wet your paper filter and pre-heat your mug or server jug.
  • @00:00 add 72 g of water and stir your coffee.
  • @00:30 add another 72 g to a total of 144 g.
  • @01:00 add another 72 g to a total of 216 g.
  • @1:30 add the total amount of water to 288 g.
  • Leave the water to drain and your coffee will be ready to be served.

Enjoy our new recipe and share with us your thoughts. As usual, we are here to solve any of your doubts.

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