Ethiopia Yirgacheffe by Bucks County Coffee Review |
  • Bucks County Coffee

    Langhorne, Pennsylvania
  • Ethiopia Yirgacheffe

Roast: NA Review Date: May 2004
Origin: Yirgacheffe growing region, Ethiopia Price: $9.95/12oz

Blind Assessment: Sweetly lyric with delicate but lushly complex high notes in the aroma. The softly lyric character carries into the cup, where the indeterminate aromatic complexity gives way to dramatic floral high notes and Meyer lemon and chocolate midtones.

Notes: Yirgacheffe, from the lush, rolling hills surrounding the town of that name, is the most celebrated of Ethiopia's many fine wet-processed coffees. Bucks County Coffee has managed to stay close to its micro-roasting roots throughout its expansion from a tiny roasting machine in a carriage house to one of the country's largest regional specialty coffee chains. Visit or call 800-844-8790 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A light-bodied but completely enveloping coffee that makes both an exhilarating multiple-cup breakfast coffee and a light, refreshing after dinner cup. Should stand up to some whitener, but avoid adding sugar, which will imbalance a delicate natural sweetness.


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