Dragonfly Coffee Roasters
Ethiopian Yirgacheffe Idido Natural
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Origin: Yirgacheffe growing region, southern Ethiopia.
Est. Price: $18.00/12 ounces
Review Date: February 2015
Richly and intricately crisp; balanced. Tangerine, roasted cacao nib, fragrant lily, musk, almond. Light-footed, lively acidity; satiny mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates around lily and citrus in a gently drying finish.
This coffee is processed at the famous Idido cooperative. Yirgacheffe is a coffee region in southern Ethiopia that produces distinctively floral- and fruit-toned coffees from traditional varieties of Arabica long grown in the region. This is a “natural” or dry-processed Yirgacheffe, meaning the beans were dried inside the fruit, encouraging a flavor profile that is lower-toned and more pungent than the more familiar wet-processed Yirgacheffe floral- and citrus-toned profile. Dragonfly Coffee is a Boulder, Colorado-based micro-roaster that produces high-quality coffees and supports worthy causes. Visit www.dragonflycoffeeroasters.com or call 303-579-2154 for more information.
Who Should Drink It: A refined dried-in-the-fruit “natural” processed Yirgacheffe that gracefully balances crisp cacao and nut notes with complex, musky flowers.