Aricha Selection 11 Yirgacheffe Ethiopia by Novo Coffee Review |
  • Novo Coffee

    Denver, Colorado
  • Aricha Selection 11 Yirgacheffe Ethiopia

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: December 2008
Origin: Yirgacheffe growing region, Sidamo Province, southern Ethiopia. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Intense aromatic notes of flowers, blackberry wine and grapefruit. Sweet floral acidity and juicy mouthfeel. Big, floral-toned flavor with cherry, lemon and a hint of black currant. Clean, sweet finish with a slight cocoa note.

Notes: A dry-processed or "natural" coffee, meaning the beans were dried inside the fruit rather than after the fruit has been removed, as is the case with wet-processed or "washed" coffees. This is a specially prepared and selected lot of dry-processed coffee from the Yirgacheffe region exported by S.A. Bagersh. Founded by Herb, Joseph, and Jake Brodsky in 2002, Novo Coffee is a quality-oriented boutique roasting company with fine coffee, an elegant package, and the slogan "Get Closer" - to coffee, as it turns out.. Visit or call 303-295-7678 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A powerful, rather muscular version of the lush dried-in-the-fruit Ethiopia profile.


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