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Branch Street Coffee Roasters

Ethiopia Limu Nano Challa Lot #10

Location: Youngstown, Ohio

Origin: Jimma Zone, Oromia State, Ethiopia

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $16.25/10 ounces

Review Date: September 2019

Agtron: 54/74

Aroma: 9

Acidity/Structure: 9

Body: 9

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Vibrant, floral, richly sweet. Jasmine, white peach, almond, oak, lime zest in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with juicy, bright acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish resonates with notes of white peach and jasmine with undertones of oak.

Notes:

Ethiopia coffees like this one are largely produced from distinctive indigenous Ethiopian varieties of Arabica long grown in their respective regions. Most likely this coffee was produced by villagers on small garden plots interplanted with food and other subsistence crops. This is a wet-processed or “washed” coffee, meaning the fruit skin and pulp were removed from the beans immediately after harvesting and before drying. Branch Street Coffee Roasters is a small-batch specialty coffee roaster in Youngstown, Ohio.  Visit www.branchstreetcoffee.com for more information.

The Bottom Line: A classic washed Ethiopia cup: high-toned, rich and juicy, with notes of stone fruit and flowers throughout.

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