Ethiopia Yirgacheffe by Johnson Brothers Coffee Review |
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: January 2010
Origin: Yirgacheffe growing region, Sidamo Province, southern Ethiopia. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Crisp yet lush aromatics carry from nose to cup: cocoaish milk chocolate, aromatic wood, flowers, ripe orange. As the cup cools the fruit and flowers soften to a voluptuous peach. Delicate but rich acidity, leanish but silky mouthfeel, peach- and chocolate-saturated finish.

Notes: Yirgacheffe is a verdant region of hills in Sidamo Province in the south of Ethiopia that produces coffees admired for their intense distinctive floral, citrus and cocoa aromatics. Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters is a distinguished small-batch roasting company. Visit or call 608-256-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Superb classic Yirgacheffe, extravagant yet smooth.


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