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JBC Coffee Roasters

Harfusa Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Fair Trade Organic

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Origin: Yirgacheffe growing region, southern Ethiopia

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $17.80/12 ounces

Review Date: December 2015

Agtron: 54/76

Aroma: 9

Acidity: 9

Body: 9

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 9

Blind Assessment:

Exhilaratingly intricate yet classically complete and balanced. Mango, honey, lilac, baker’s chocolate in aroma and cup. Lyric, sweet acidity; light, levitating, silky mouthfeel. Flavor saturates a very sweet-toned, resonant finish.

Notes:

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. This coffee is certified organically grown and Fair Trade, meaning it was purchased from small-holding farmers at a “fair” or economically sustainable price. JBC Coffee Roasters was founded in 1994 as Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters and is a family-owned specialty coffee roastery located in Madison, Wisconsin. JBC Coffee Roasters’ vision is simple: “let the coffee lead the way” through sourcing and roasting the best and most unique coffees available and rewarding the farmers who grow those coffees with substantial premiums. Visit www.jbccoffeeroasters.com or call 608-256-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who value both classic structure and the seething aromatic surprise of a great wet-processed Ethiopia.

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