Ethiopia Yirgacheffe


Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Product Description:

Ethiopia Yirgacheffe from Emirati coffee comes up with a delicious taste and flavors. This product is available in 250 Grams quantity.

Washing Station Owner : Faysel A. Yonis (Testi Coffee)
Varietal(s): Mostly Kurume
Processing: Natural process & dried on raised beds
Altitude: 1,950 – 2,150 metres above sea level
Owner: Various smallholder farmers
Town: Aricha Kebele
Region: Southern Nations, Gedeo, Yirgacheffe
Country: Ethiopia
Total  size of  farm: Under 1 hectare on average
Cup profile: Strawberry candy floss, stewed apricot, dark toffee. Full body, creamy mouthfeel, and delicate acidity.

Grade: 85+

Recommendation: Best for Filter and some love it as an Espresso

About Ethiopia Yirgacheffe:

If there’s one thing Americans love, it’s coffee. About 400 million cups of coffee are consumed each day. Across the United States. Brazil, Mexico, and Indonesia are among the top international coffee producers.

But nothing quite compares to a perfect cup of Ethiopian coffee. Ethiopian Yirgacheffe coffee is one of the most popular types of coffee in the world. Its light bodied flavor. And delicious aromas make it a perfect beverage choice.

Origin And History:

History attributes Ethiopia as coffee’s birthplace in 850 AD. A young goat herder named Kaldi noticed increased energy. And liveliness in his flock after munching on coffee beans. Kaldi gave the beans a try, noticed the effects.

And the world’s infatuation with coffee had begun. Located within Sidama, Yirgacheffe is a small region in southern Ethiopia. where the beans thrive. The plants grow naturally thanks to its thick vegetation. Also, healthy soil, and high elevations. Ethiopia provides a warm and tropical climate. They also provides with moderate wet and dry seasons.

Since the climate is ideal. Yirgacheffe plants can be harvested without agricultural chemicals. Yirgacheffe beans are harvested from October through December. If you’re looking for a green and organic coffee. Yirgacheffe is an excellent choice.

Coffee is Ethiopia’s biggest export. In 2008, the Ethiopia commodities market officially began trading coffee. Today, Ethiopia is the world’s fifth largest coffee-producing nation. And they also grows the most coffee in Africa.

It produces 846,575,000 pounds of coffee per year. About 15 million Ethiopian citizens work in coffee production.

Natural Processing:

Natural processing takes freshly-picked beans. And dries them in the sun. It’s the traditional and most common way to create coffee. Ethiopians would spend their mornings picking the beans.

And leave them to dry during the afternoon. Then, naturally processed beans have a heavy fruit and wine flavor. They may have hints of cherry, grape, lime, and peach. Because of that,  their natural process gives them an earthy taste.

If beans aren’t dried correctly. They develop a sour taste and become too brittle to roast. Yirgacheffe beans are often wasted due to poor natural processing.

How It Is Roasted?

Medium Roasts are most commonly used for Yirgacheffe coffee beans. Also, this enhances its sweet aromas and bright acidity. Yirgacheffe beans are small. And they need to be roasted delicately. It’s a tricky process that requires accuracy and patience. Therefore, Incorrect roasting causes the beans to lose their distinct flavor.

How It Is Brewed?

Fresh-roasted and ground Yirgacheffe beans allow you to experience the bean’s full flavor. And hence, you can brew Yirgacheffe coffee hot or use it to create a cold brew. Paper filters tend to strain coffee grounds of their flavor. Therefore, the best way to brew Yirgacheffe coffee is by using a French Press or pour over method.

Food Pairings:

Try a cup with a fruit salad or fruit bar. If you want something sweeter. Also, Enjoy your coffee with a lemon pound cake or lemon meringue pie.

Yirgacheffe’s sweet flavor also tastes delicious with chocolate. They will in turn bring out its notes of wine. Try a cup of Yirgacheffe coffee with dessert to experience its full flavor.

If you’re treating yourself to a cup of Yirgacheffe coffee for breakfast. You can pair it with sweeter dishes like pancakes. Also with French toast, or donuts. These things match nicely with the fruity Yirgacheffe beans. Hence, it will be the best pairings.

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250 G


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