|Roaster Location:||Ramsey, Minnesota|
|Coffee Origin:||Yirgacheffe growing region, Sidamo Province, southern Ethiopia.|
|Review Date:||September 2007|
Blind Assessment: Gently and sweetly pungent aroma: butter, cedar, orange, hints of flowers and chocolate. In the cup rich red-wine-toned acidity, silky mouthfeel, deep and balanced structure with a cherryish fruit and a continued hint of chocolate. Simple, rich, sweet finish.
Notes: Most coffee from Ethiopia's Yirgacheffe region is prepared by removing the fruit from the beans or seeds before they are dried (wet-processing), producing a cleanly high-toned, often intensely floral- and citrus-toned cup. This Yirgacheffe appears to be a "natural" or dry-processed version, however, meaning the beans/seeds were dried inside the fruit, producing a flavor profile that is lower-toned with a deeper, wine-and berry-like fruit. Paradise Roasters prides itself on roasting and shipping coffee only after orders are placed. Its metaphoric mission is to bring some paradisiacal warmth from the coffee-growing south to the cool environs of Minnesota. Visit www.paradiseroasters.com or call 763-433-0626 for more information.
Who Should Drink It: Quiet romantics.
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