Ethiopia Yirga Cheffe Kela Kochore
The aromatics of this Yirga Cheffe have a potency to them, with sweet notes of refined honey out front. Strong florals of star jasmine interplay nicely with notes of stone fruit; apricot and peach. Aspects of sugar browning are expounded on when adding hot water and the crust has a strong smell of toffee, caramel, and tropical fruit. This coffee has a delicate cup profile that shines on the lighter end of the roast spectrum. Sweetness saturates the palate in the lighter roasts, a dark red honey taste that reverberates into the finish. The acidity is lively and well defined, lending . Citrus pervades the cup profile but without any of the harsh or rindy souring aspects that can come along with it. It's hard to place exactly, like a pomelo citrus quality, also sweet lime and mandarin.
Kela Kochore shows a delicate, shimmering profile with a saturated red honey sweetness. Acidity is bright, and accentuated by flavors of pomelo, sweet lime, and mandarin orange. Overt florals add to this dynamic cup. City to Full City.