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Dragonfly Coffee Roasters

Ethiopian Yirgacheffe Idido Natural

Location: Boulder, Colorado

Origin: Yirgacheffe growing region, southern Ethiopia.

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Review Date: February 2015

Agtron: 58/83

Aroma: 9

Acidity: 9

Body: 9

Flavor: 8

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

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.

Notes:

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.