Epiphanie (left, owner) and Eduine (right, station manager), Nyarusiza washing station.

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Awards - L to R - BufCoffee Station Manager, Epiphanie Nshimiyimana, and Nshimiyimana Gaspard.

Sam and Aloys of BufCoffee in their Goose Island T-shirts

Zirikana Rwanda

A testament to the skill and commitment by the team at the Nyarusiza washing station, this year's release is remarkably lush, and brims with flavors of lime zest, black tea and crisp grape in the finish.

A Direct Trade Offering

$17.00 / 12 oz

This coffee is shipping from Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco



  • ProducerEpiphanie Mukashyaka & Sam Muhirwa
  • FarmNyarusiza Washing Station
  • RegionGikongoro, Nyamagabe District, Southern Province
  • CountryRwanda
  • Elevation1750 - 1900 m.a.s.l
  • HarvestApril - June 2014
  • CultivarHeirloom Bourbon
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Zirikana Rwanda is...

Single Origin Coffee

These coffees are lauded for highlighting specific flavors of a growing region, process or varietal. We seek these distinct coffees and roast them to show their quality and uniqueness.

Direct Trade

This coffee meets or exceeds Intelligentsia's Direct Trade standards. For a coffee to be given this status, Intelligentsia and the producer/cooperative partner must meet ALL of the following criteria.

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