Organic Fair Trade Ethiopian Arabian Nights by Caffe Ibis Review |
  • Caffe Ibis

    Logan, Utah
  • Organic Fair Trade Ethiopian Arabian Nights

Roast: Very-Dark Review Date: September 2004
Origin: Southern Ethiopia Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Minty and fresh tobacco notes in the dry fragrance. In the hot aroma dry fruit notes of prune and wisps of spicy sweet chocolate. In the cup the dark roasting amplifies body, but mutes many of the attributes specific to this elegant origin. For me this coffee ultimately suggested a lovely old-master painting, sparkling with jewel-toned detail that centuries of darkened varnish have dulled. Nevertheless, it displays the depth and intensity of a well-crafted and classic French roast. (Lindsey Bolger)

Notes: From the OROMIA Cooperative in southern Ethiopia. Certified organically grown and certified Fair Trade, meaning small-holding farmers have been paid a "fair" or economically sustainable price for this coffee. According to Caffe Ibis, the reduced atmospheric pressure and cool climate of its high mountain location in Utah create optimal conditions for slow, dark roasting. Visit or call 888-740-4777 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy sashimi-grade tuna pan-blackened.


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