Ethiopian Yirgacheffe by Yo el Rey Roasting | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Yo el Rey Roasting

    Calistoga, California
  • Ethiopian Yirgacheffe

Roast: Medium Review Date: November 2009
Origin: Yirgacheffe growing region, Sidamo Province, southern Ethiopia. Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: Berryish fruit, sweet herb, dark chocolate in the aroma. In the cup, gently rich acidity, silky mouthfeel, continued spicy, berryish fruit and a distinct cocoaish dark chocolate. Clean, sweet, rich finish with a touch of dry herby astringency in the long.

Notes: This coffee is certified organically grown and Fair Trade certified, meaning it was purchased from small-holding farmers at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. Yo el Rey Roasting is a retail coffee shop with an in-house roasting machine located in California's Napa Valley. Yo el Rey ("I the King"?) roasts only organic and Fair Trade certified coffees. Visit www.yoelrey.com or call 707-942-1180 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Distinctive Yirgacheffe with a pleasingly pungent, herby edge to the chocolate and berry notes.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:48/57


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