Coffee Review - Ethiopian Sidamo Dara Shilicho FTO by Johnson Brothers
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: October 2010
Origin: Sidamo growing region, southern Ethiopia. Price: $11.95/12 oz.

Blind Assessment: Honey-like sweetness in aroma and cup, with notes of flowers, citrus and stone fruit contributing complexity. Bright acidity, silky mouthfeel and a slightly simplified version of the flavor profile in the finish, along with a distant hint of astringency.

Notes: Ethiopian coffees like this one processed by the wet or washed method (fruit skin and pulp are removed before drying) express floral and citrus notes with particular intensity. Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters is a distinguished small-batch roasting company. Visit or call 608-256-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A crisply honey-sweet cup.


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