Limmu Coffee

  • Washed and Natural:
  • Location:
  • Altitude : 1700 - 2200 m.a.s.l
  • Aroma : Sweet & Floral
  • Flavor : Lemon, Fruity & Tea

Limmu Coffee:Limmu is one of the zones in the Oromiya coffee growing regions of southwest Ethiopia. Limmu coffee grows at an elevation of 1500-1900 MSL producing medium-sized beans with a characteristic round shape and a greenish colour. It is generally washed and it has a similar cupping profile to Sidama and Yirgacheffe coffee having a citric acidity, with soft berry undertones and chocolate-floral notes. The flavour is generally characterized by a balanced and clean cup. Limmu coffee is regarded as premium gourmet coffee with its distinctive terroir and variety. The coffee brew has a well-balanced mouth feel and vibrant floral overtones. It is balanced, sweet, slightly spices with pleasant wine like characteristics. Some Limmu coffee also have floral and stone fruit notes.
Culture:The Oromo people tribes of Guji regard their region as the nerve center of Oromo culture. The ceremonies, customs and wisdom that come with the Gada age group system are still widely followed among the people. Besides the system, coffee farming is ingrained in the Guji culture- the two are inseparable.
Characteristics and Use: terms of topography, culture, and flavours, coffee from Guji has a distinct terroir while sustaining the classic characteristics like the Aromas of sweet peach and chocolate. A very big, bold character with a smooth, chocolate mouthfeel. Spicy, exotic, and clean. Oromo region: rich with extravagant dark chocolate notes, jasmine, and crisp, sweetly-tart acidity.Previously, Guji produced both washed and naturals exclusively, but of late producers have started to offer honey’s as well. Guji coffees offer a composite, yet balanced cup profile that blends with both filter and espresso.