Victrola Coffee Roasters

Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Kochere G1

Location: Seattle, Washington

Origin: Yirgacheffe growing region, southern Ethiopia.

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $11.00/8 ounces

Review Date: June 2013

Agtron: 58/75

Aroma: 9

Acidity: 9

Body: 8

Flavor: 10

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Delicately intense. Very complex aroma and flavor: flowers (plum blossom), ripe lemon, watermelon, moist pipe tobacco, roasted cacao nib. Bright but balanced acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Long, flavor-saturated finish. Turns especially sweet and juicy as the cup cools.


Yirgacheffe is a coffee region in southern Ethiopia that produces distinctively floral- and fruit-toned coffees from traditional varieties of Arabica long grown in the region. Yirgacheffe coffees like this one processed by the wet or washed method (fruit skin and pulp is removed before drying) typically express great aromatic complexity and intensity with a particular emphasis on citrus and floral notes. Victrola is a small-batch, hands-on roaster with a passionate commitment to quality and distinctiveness. Visit www.victrolacoffee.com or call 206-624-1725 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Splendid example of the extravagantly aromatic Yirgacheffe cup. Will please and excite any way you take it, but should make a particularly fine iced coffee.

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