Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Grade 2


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Country : Ethiopia

Region: Yirgacheffe

Estate: Garden coffees, produced by smallholder farmers, sold through the EXC

Varietal: Heirloom

Process: Washed

Altitude :1750 to 2200 m

Roast Profile: Medium

Flavour Notes:

Honey Aroma

Sweet Apricot

Medium Citric Acidity

Smooth Finish

Best Suited for: Espresso & Slow Brew


Of all the coffee-producing countries, Ethiopia is perhaps the most compelling. Its fascination stems not only from the unusual, astonishing coffees it produces, but from the mystery that shrouds so much of it. The explosively floral and fruity coffees from Ethiopia have opened many a coffee professionals’ eyes to the diversity of flavour that coffee can have Garden coffee is from trees planted around a homestead or other dwellings. There is less natural shade and more management of the shade trees, such as regular pruning to prevent too much shading, many producers use some fertilizers on their plants. This type of coffee makes up the bulk of Ethiopia’s production The growing regions of Ethiopia are among the most recognizable names in coffee, and are used to sell the coffee today and probably will be in the foreseeable future. The genetic potential of the indigenous and wild varieties of Arabica make the future of coffee in Ethiopia an exciting one, too. The coffees from this region are, in many ways, truly unique. So many of the great washed coffees from Yirgacheffe are explosively aromatic, full of citrus and floral notes and have a light and elegant body, so this is undeniably one of the greatest and most interesting regions for growing coffee. The best coffees from this region fetch rightfully high premiums, and while they can remind some people more of a cup of Earl Grey team than a cup of coffee, they are absolutely worth seeking out. There are naturally processed coffees produced in this region too, which can also be exceptionally interesting and enjoyable.

*Please note all 1kg bags are sold in our black packaging.

Additional information


Aeropress, Moka, Beans, Espresso, Filter, Plunger


1kg, 250g