Sweet Maria's Coffee
Ethiopian Harrar “Horse”
|Roaster Location:||Columbus, Ohio|
|Review Date:||September 1999|
Blind Assessment: Tremendous but balanced range and dimension. The acidity is full, deep, sweet, enveloped in the unifying matrix of the cup. Circumspect hints of fruit and flowers emerge in finish and aftertaste. As the coffee cools the slightest hint of ferment reveals itself behind the rich aromatics of the cup.
Notes: Tremendous but balanced range and dimension. The acidity is full, deep, sweet, enveloped in the unifying matrix of the cup. Harrar is the most celebrated of many Ethiopia coffees processed by the dry method, meaning the beans or seeds are sun-dried inside the coffee fruit. The dried fruit husks are removed later by machine. This Harrar displays both the strengths (deep, sweet
Who Should Drink It: Lovers of the wild, deep, archetypal dry-processed coffees of Yemen and the Horn of Africa.
This review originally appeared in the September, 1999 tasting report: Single-Store Roasters