Coffee Review - Ethiopia Sidamo by Fresh Coffee Beans
  • Fresh Coffee Beans & Tea House

    Hong Kong, China
  • Ethiopia Sidamo Union Fair Trade

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: June 2012
Origin: Sidama (also Sidamo) growing region, southern Ethiopia. Price: HK $98/200 g.

Blind Assessment: Delicate but intense. Wild berry, lemon, rose, all rounded by a brown-sugary, faintly chocolate sweetness. Gentle, sweetly tart acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Rich, sweet finish with an underlying dry crispness.

Notes: This coffee is Fair Trade certified, meaning it was purchased from small-holding farmers at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. Based in Hong Kong, Fresh is a micro-roaster committed to offering artisanal small batch coffees freshly roasted to order. Visit for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy light-roasted coffees with brilliantly complex aromatics.


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