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Ethiopian Yirgacheffe

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    The real deal – coffee in its purest form. See further product details below.

     

    For me, this is the real deal of the coffee world. Beans with a distinctive yellow stripe once roasted, which I source from coffee's birthplace, Ethiopia, where it grows natively in its purist form and is still found in garden farms; growing in the wild all over this region. Hand-picked and sold in markets before being processed and selected at the mills.

    Local knowledge is key to finding the best coffee crops at certain times of the year. Legend has it, coffee was first discovered in Ethiopia by a goat herder named Kaldi in the 9th Century when he noticed his goats behaving erratically after eating coffee cherries from the plants  This is always a top seller, consistently bought and repeatedly bought by returning customers.

    For a coffee this pure, we recommend a paper filter brew…..it also pulls a mean espresso!

    This Yirgacheffe (Yirg) is a hand-picked top quality washed coffee, grown as 'Garden Coffee' by local smallholders.

    This premium gourmet coffee bean is a truly hand grown, picked, washed and dried product which allows small Ethiopian farmers to live and work with dignity.

    Tasting Notes 

    Region - Yirgacheffe
    Growing Altitude - 1,700 - 2,200 metres above sea level
    Arabica Variety - Heirloom varietals
    Typical Harvest Period - December
    Milling Process - Washed, sun-dried
    Aroma -  Floral, sweet
    Flavour  - Complex, fruity, tea, floral, lemon
    Body - Heavy
    Acidity - Soft, sweet, citric

    CUP CHARACTERISTICS

    A smooth, deep complex. With hints of berry like fruitiness.

    WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE 

    Our single origin Ethiopian Yirgacheffe coffee is freshly roasted by us at our traditional family-run coffee roastery in rural Kent. You will receive a bag of coffee that is very much a premium product, where the aromas and flavours will be exceptionally delicious and remarkably better than what you may be used to from the supermarket.

    ABOUT BREWING THIS COFFEE

    This coffee works fantastically well in all brewing equipment, including espresso / cappuccino machines, cafetiere pots, paper / metal filter brewers, and Turkish brewers.