Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Koke by Barismo |
  • Barismo

    Arlington, Massachusetts
  • Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Koke

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

Blind Assessment: Pungent aroma of mixed fruit, a fir-like wood and honey. These aromatic notes grow more intense and complex in the cup, displaying suggestions of herb and a more fragrant, cedar-toned wood. The fruit notes - berry, stone fruit, citrus and black currant - become more prominent as the cup cools, persisting in a long, flavor-rich finish.

Notes: The first in a new line of single-origin espresso offered by Barismo, referred to as the Grand Cru Espresso Series. Koke is a particularly high-elevation district within the famed Yirgacheffe growing region, as well as the name of a wet mill or washing station in the area. Barismo is a small batch roaster and retailer focused on estate coffees and manual brewing methods. Visit or call 339-368-7300 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Although intended as a single-origin espresso, makes an outstanding brewed cup taken black or with whitener.


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