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Bicerin Coffee

Ethiopian Medium Roast

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Origin: Sidamo (also Sidama) growing region, southern Ethiopia.

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $14.50/12 ounces

Review Date: July 2014

Agtron: 58/80

Aroma: 9

Acidity: 9

Body: 8

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 7

Blind Assessment:

Complex; sweetly and intensely tart. Fresh-cut cedar, peach, vanilla, rich lily-like flowers in aroma and cup. Deep, bracing, bittersweet acidity; lively, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor carries into a complex though rather drying finish.

Notes:

This coffee is certified organically grown and Fair Trade certified, meaning it was purchased from small-holding farmers at a “fair” or economically sustainable price. Bicerin is a small-batch specialty coffee roaster located in Toronto, Canada with café and espresso bar. Visit www.bicerincoffee.com or call 647-352-8550 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy deeply and complexly expressed acidity, in this case a chorus of sweet, bitter, tart and savory sensations. Not a particularly easy or comfortable coffee, but an exciting one.