Lake Kivu—one of the African Great Lakes—lies on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. The high elevation and surrounding climate make Lake Kivu an ideal place to grow the flavorful and unique beans that coffee purveyors have come to expect from the region.
In the cup. Expect a complex flavor profile, starting with tones of tangerine and bakers spice. As it cools, more round fruit flavors come forward, delivering a flavor profile that works together in a way much like a negroni or a juicy IPA.