Bokasso, Ethiopia

Dec 15

2015 Specialty Coffee Advent Calendar

Bokasso – Jacobsen & Svart

Origin: Bokasso, Sidamo, Ethiopia.
Producer: Technoserve
Cultivar: Heirloom (wild and semi-grown arabica)
Altitude: ca 2000 masl.
Harvest date: Ocotber-January 2014/2015
Process: Washed
Taste Profile: Red fruits, some floral notes but they are a bit blurry according to the season. Tons of apples, sweet fruit and delicious flavors.

Bokasso has always been a safe bet, just as Biftu Gudina and Nekisse. It´s late season for Ethiopia, but the point is that the character changes and its still a delicious coffee.

2015-08-Jacobsen-SvartJacobsen & Svart

Jacobsen & Svart started as one of the smallest nano coffee roasteries in Norway back in 2012. It was founded by (me) Tony Jacobsen. I would call myself a madcap barista who has always loved experimenting with coffees and trying new things. First setup was a 2 kilo coffee roaster connected to a hacked air conditioning system, where i manipulated the water percentage in the room. December 2013 I moved the roastery in the same building as the chocolate geeks, Cielo. Together we started experimenting with food pairing and chocolate pairings. Buying a Diedrich ir-12 coffee roaster pushed the roastery up to new levels and a bigger scale than an output of 20 kilo roasted coffees a day.
In 2015 i am starting Svart by Jacobsen & Svart a full scale microroastery with a public coffee lab where we can produce fine coffees for fine people. My goal is to provide sensory experiments that taste good and have unique details roasted into them.

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