Our mission: to find an amazing coffee to put into Wildebeest, our Imperial Chocolate Vanilla Coffee Stout.

Andrew took us through an amazing “cupping” session, as we tasted incredible coffees from El Salvador, Kenya, Ethiopia and

The coffee we chose was Yirgacheffe 3 Aricha natural – this tells you all about it…

Sun Dried natural Ripe cherries delivered to mill, where cherries are graded and then placed onto raised drying beds in thin layers and turned every 2-3 hours in the first few days, to avoid over-fermentation and mould growth. 6-8 weeks later, depending on weather and temperature, the beans are de-hulled. The beans are then transported to Addis in parchment, then milled prior to shipping. Sold through the ECX (Ethiopian Commodity Exchange) system, where this was classified by the ECX Central Liquoring Unit as a Grade 3 natural

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