Sweetheart Ethiopia Konga Natural
Flavors of strawberry, blueberry, and chocolate
The Sweetheart roast profile is roasted just a little bit darker with a more developed body. This roast profile is ideal for espresso or a richer brewed coffee option.
Konga Cooperative is an Organic and Fair Trade certified cooperative that is part of the larger Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union. The cooperative’s 1,400 members grow traditional heirloom Ethiopian coffee varietals at altitudes over 6,000 feet above sea level. Konga Cooperative has been a great partner to Olympia Coffee for many years; we won a Good Food Award with coffee from Konga, and the Cooperative also grew and processed one of the coffees we submitted for the Roaster of Year competition, which, combined with two other coffees, gave Olympia Coffee the highest combined scores in the history of the competition.
For espresso we recommend
18g dose, 38-42g yield, 28-32 seconds
For filter coffee we recommend
1g of coffee to 16g of water by weight or
1 tablespoon of coffee to 3oz of water by volume
Every grinder is different, this guide will not necessarily give you the best results for you specific grinder. This is a comparative scale intended to help you discover the difference in grind settings for different methods and ultimately the best grind on your grinder. It works on a 1 to 10 scale, if you grinder has 10 grind settings and grinds from turkish (1) to french press (10) then you can simply use the guide recommendation and adjust to taste. If your grinder has 30 grind settings then you should multiply the recommended grind setting by three. For example if you are brewing flat bottom filter coffee (7) you should start with a grind setting of 21 on your grinder with 30 settings.
1 finest to 10 coarsest
3 Moka Pot
4 Aero Press
6 Kalita, Cone Electric Drip
7 Flat Bottom Electric Drip
9 Cold Brew, Toddy
10 French Press
Adjusting Grind to Taste
After brewing, taste your coffee, if it is delicious, great news, enjoy! If it is lacking in some way, then adjusting your grind can be a great way to improve your brew.
If you find your coffee to be flat, lifeless and have ashy or dry aftertaste you are probably grinding too fine and should adjust your grind coarser.
If you find your coffee to be sour, papery or watery you are probably grinding too coarse and should adjust your grind finer.
For more tips, visit our Brewing page under the Learn tab.