Coffee Review - Yukro Ethiopia by Terroir Coffee
  • George Howell Coffee Company

    Acton, Massachusetts
  • Yukro Ethiopia

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: February 2013
Origin: Gera District of Oromia Region, western Ethiopia. Price: $21.00/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Intensely sweet, complex fruit (marmalade-like orange, plum, blackberry) and flowers (rose, lavender) in aroma and particularly cup. Lushly bright, juicy acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates but sustains in a long, deep finish.

Notes: Produced by small-holding members of the Yukro Cooperative at high growing elevations from indigenous heirloom varieties of Arabica. Terroir is a microroaster focusing on elite single-origin coffees. It was a pioneer in the revival of medium roast styles designed to foreground the character of the green coffee. Terroir is the creation of George Howell, one of the world's leading coffee visionaries. Visit or call 866-444-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who value intensity and excitement in flavor and sweet-toned, juicy acidity.


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