Ancora Coffee Roasters
|Roaster Location:||Madison, Wisconsin|
|Coffee Origin:||Yirgacheffe growing region, Sidamo Province, south-central Ethiopia|
|Review Date:||July 2005|
Blind Assessment: A coffee that displays the more pungent side of the Yirgacheffe profile. Distinct ginger-snap notes in the aroma with suggestions of rosemary and pine. Sweeter in the cup, dominated by lemon and ginger-snap. The pine and Mediterranean herb notes resurface in the long finish.
Notes: Ethiopia Yirgacheffe is one of the world's most distinctive coffees. Ancora Coffee is a wholesale and retail roaster and local cafe chain that emphasizes its commitment to "small-batch artisan roasting." Visit
Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy bouillabaisse and retsina.
This review originally appeared in the July, 2005 tasting report: Watch It, Seattle: Chicago-Area Coffees