Ethiopian Organic by The Roasterie Review | CoffeeReview.com
91
  • The Roasterie

    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Ethiopian Organic

Roast: Medium Review Date: July 2008
Origin: Southern Ethiopia. Price: $11.95/10oz
 

Blind Assessment: Pungent nut, hints of herb and earth in the sweet-toned aroma. In the cup full mouthfeel, crisp earth notes, dry, berryish fruit and a slight herby or gingery tingle. Rich, sweet, berry-toned finish.

Notes: This coffee is certified organically grown and Fair Trade, meaning it was purchased from small-holding farmers at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. The Roasterie is a leading, quality-oriented specialty roaster that specializes in building ongoing relationships with growers and that emphasizes its commitment to "air roasting," a technology utilizing a column of hot air rather than the conventional turning drum to agitate the roasting beans. Visit www.theroasterie.com or call 800-376-0245 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Sensory fence-sitters. The berry notes are Ethiopia, the musty earth notes more Sumatra than Ethiopia, but together they offer a sweet-finishing, versatile sensory package.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:7
BODY:8
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:48/65


Coffee, more so than wine, is a continually changing product. Recent reviews, whether written by Coffee Review or readers, are most likely to reflect current versions of a given coffee.