In a coffee shop on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, Ibrahim Alhasbani grabs a 70 pound bag of coffee beans, sourced from Yemen, where his family has owned a coffee bean farm for generations. Alhasbani is bringing his family’s long tradition of coffee making to New York City.
Mad Priest Coffee Roasters will start selling roasts of a newly-discovered coffee species from Yemen next month, the Chattanooga-based roasting company announced Thursday.
You might have heard of Alkhanshali—Dave Eggers wrote a book about him. He grew up in San Francisco and has become the leading evangelist for coffee from Yemen through the company he founded. His goal is to bring these unique coffees to the U.S. and the world.
Haraz, a collection of medieval villages in Yemen’s highlands, feels very far away from the devastation of the country’s civil war. Banks of cloud tumble down green farming terraces and caress the gingerbread-like houses clinging to the mountainside, and the unique environmental conditions create some of the best coffee in the world.
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