Ethiopia Yirgacheffe by Counter Culture Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Counter Culture Coffee

    Durham, North Carolina
  • Ethiopia Yirgacheffe

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: September 1998
Origin: Ethiopia Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: The floral perfumes are high-toned and exquisite in the aroma and overwhelmingly fragrant in the cup. Eventually a sweet, bright-toned coffee emerges from behind all the flowers. Owing to the floral lift the body reads as lightly buoyant rather than thin.

Notes: Yirgacheffe, with its extravagant floral character, may be the world's most distinctive coffee. The floral perfumes from this sample are high-toned and exquisite in the aroma and overwhelmingly fragrant in the cup. Eventually a sweet, bright-toned coffee Yirgacheffe, with its extravagant floral character, may be the world's most distinctive coffee. From the 1997 crop.

Who Should Drink It: Those who like to be surprised, but prefer surprises produced by nature rather by artifice. In other words, Yirgacheffe is a coffee that flavors itself, from the deep heart of its own mystery.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:5
BODY:4
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:45/53


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