Ethiopian Coffee Yirgacheffe
Many of the great washed coffees from Yirgacheffe are beautiful. With prominent citrus and floral notes and a light body, this growing region produces aromatic and elegant coffees . This particular coffee is no different, with a smooth body, this coffee has distinct herbal and floral notes and a bright lemon finish – definitely one to try.
Ethiopia is widely regarded as the birthplace of coffee, and Yirgacheffe—in the bottom half of the country, in the Gedeo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR)—is arguably its most famous growing region.
Today, a buyer can see the exact grade and truck and washing station a coffee came from, down to the woreda (district). There’s also better physical and sensory data, such as cup scores (provided by Q Graders), moisture content and the water activity of the coffee.
This is a coffee with a smooth body and bright acidity; expressing floral and herbal notes that infuse with chocolate, lemon and stone fruit. Perfect as a pour over.
Altitude: 1,500–2,100 masl
Aeropress, Cafetiere, Pour over/filter
Balanced, Floral, Black Tea, Lemon
Bright & Fruity