African Coffee Cupping,Tuesday Oct 28th

Written by Amy | 3 Comments

We received our shipment of all available 2008 African coffees this morning (Monday) so we will hold a public cupping/tasting of these exquisite coffees on Tuesday, Oct 28th at 7 pm. I know this is late notice, but the coffees are just a couple of days off roast and ready to be tasted and enjoyed.  Recently, in Fresh Cup Mag, Scott Merle, from Batdorf and Bronson, wrote a timely article about expanding our palates – read it here. Emily will lead us through the cupping and after, I will be brewing French Presses of all of these coffees for you to enjoy. Yep, it’s free and your palate will be expanded for sure!

Here’s the menu of coffees:

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Ethiopia Natural Harar – Natural Processed: rich and full-bodied with amazing flavors of blueberry and spices

Organic Ethiopia Sidamo Moredocofe- Organic, Rain Forest Alliance Certified: this coffee scored 90 points from the Coffee Review and is a rare, exquisite, washed African coffee displaying flavors of citrus and bergamot

Kenya AA Ruiru Estate – Top Auction Lot, Shade grown: I am loving this coffee! Deep fruit tones of currents and berries and a vibrant wine-like acidity

Kenya Peaberry: a solid and delicious coffee – flavors of bittersweet chocolate and grapefruit dominate

Yemen Mocha: Hands down, freakin delicious coffee – thick chocolaty body with intense flavors of dried fruit, spices and smoky scotch. Perfect for this time of year!

Comments

  1. Phil Johnson

    How did it go?

  2. Tazza D'Oro

    Phil- the cupping was awesome and so were the coffees. Emily also set up a calibration table with lots of dried fruits, spices, scotch and some other goodies. It was a great exercise in comparing African coffee along with washed coffees v. natural processed. I will bring you guys a few samples to try.

  3. Phil Johnson

    I’ll swap you out our natural Sidamo.