Ethiopian Highland Coffee
Ethiopia Yirgacheffe – Green
|Review Date:||October 1999|
Blind Assessment: A richly high-toned, citrusy coffee shadowed by a faint defect. The aroma is sweet and floral, the cup brisk and lemony but dulled by a slight but persistent hardness. "Bright, juicy and citrusy, but cooled to dry and gritty," complained one panelist.
Notes: A richly high-toned, citrusy coffee with a sweet and floral aroma shadowed by a faint hardness. Ethiopian Highland Coffee Company is a recently established importer specializing in Ethiopia coffees. It is a vertically integrated exporter/importer dedicated to "Rebuilding Ethiopia one bean at a time." Yirgacheffe is the best-known and most celebrated
This review originally appeared in the October, 1999 tasting report: Wet-Processed Ethiopia Coffees