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Artisan Roast: Dumerso - Ethiopia - Natural

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A supremely balanced natural Yrgacheffe. Super Sweet with blueberry, nectarine and passionfruit leading onto dried fruit and white grape finish.

Natural processed coffees from Yirgacheffe coffees are very popular now have a huge fan base for their bold, vibrant, juicy, fruit driven flavour profiles. This acts as a real counterpoint to the more traditional washed coffees from this region famed for their floral aromatics and tea like mouth

Terroir and process play an equal role in delivering this full on flavour profile. The region has a diversity of indigenous coffee varieties that make Yirgacheffe coffee taste like no other. In terms of processing the method has more similarity to that of other growing regions. Ripe cherries are delivered to the processing station. After sorting into different qualities they are then carefully dried on raised beds -initially the coffee is turned every hour or two until the initial moisture content is reduced, before the turning pattern then slows down after the first few days until a stable moisture content is reached. Natural coffees then need to rest to reduce astringency and improve the cup quality before being milled a minimum of two months after picking.

With the natural coffees the retention of the coffee fruit pulp during drying changes the flavour and taste profile. The best natural Yirgacheffes, like this grade one, have a basket full of very ripe fruits including, blueberry, strawberry, cherry and even mango dominating the cup.

The taste balance is very different in natural processing when compared to washed process coffees too because more of coffee's naturally occurring sugars are retained. This means sweetness is more prominent in the taste balance which works harmoniously with the tropical fruit flavour profile.

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Altitude: 1850 - 1950m asl
Farm/Coop: Dumerso
Great for: Aeropress, Cafetiere, Filter, With milk
Origin: Africa/Ethiopia - Gedeo Zone, Yirga Chefe
Owner: Around 800 farmers surrounding the Dumerso mill
Process Method: Natural (Dry)
Varietals: Heirloom

Roasterr: Artisan Roast

LETTERBOX friendly (single bag): YES

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Cupping Chart for Artisan Roast: Dumerso - Ethiopia - Natural

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Initial collection: Artisan Roast - Edinburgh

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Tasting record

Method Dose Grind Time Volume Comments
e.g. Espresso 18g Vario 1E 25secs 30ml A bit finer next time would be better.