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Ethiopia Brew Notes

Alex's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Cornucopia of fresh fruits.  Exhibits some acidity which is a great offset and highlights the fruit. Clean for a natural and syrupy on the finish. Favorite attribute: coffee melds together with acidity, body, and a range of flavors that change as coffee cools Preparation Method: Press pot Trader: Alex Mason
Richard's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Chocolate, juicy, creamy, strawberry, pithy, peach jam, coating, long finish Favorite attribute: long finish Preparation Method: Clever Trader: Richard Sandlin
Caitlin's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Rose, blueberry, round body, light herby like sage, chocolate covered-orange candy Favorite attribute: chocolate covered-orange candy Preparation Method: Chemex Kone Trader: Caitlin McCarthy-García
Charlie's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Fragrance: rosehip, blackberry, brown butter. Acidity: clean, juicy, subtle. Flavor: sweet/savory balance while hot, melted dk chocolate, raisin, sweet rum, toast, burnt toffee. Finish: slightly dry with complex sweetness and citrus. Favorite attribute: Texture: lightweight, syrupy, seamless flavor delivery Preparation Method: Kalita Wave Trader: Charlie
Jennifer's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Loads of blueberry up front, strawberry, chocolate, clean, smooth, neopolitan ice cream Favorite attribute: clean berry flavors Preparation Method: Chemex Trader: Jennifer Huber
Jeri's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: bright-lemonade! herbal-marjoram, cannabis, apple juice Favorite attribute: the lemony acidity Preparation Method: modified cupping Trader: Jeri Idso
John's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Heady, yeasty aroma. Bready blueberry morning buns. Syrupy sweet Favorite attribute: thick blueberry pastry flavor Preparation Method: Pour Over - Kalita Trader: John Cossette
Spencer's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Strawberry, milk chocolate, light stone fruit (peach), puff pastry, juicy, clean.  Really nice natural - the fruit is clearly there, but not over-powering - a subtle, complex and balanced coffee. Favorite attribute: Balanced fruit notes. Preparation Method: BeeHouse Drip Pour-Over Trader: Spencer Ford
Alex's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: mild, hints of thyme, more sediment than expected. Sweetness that reminds me of stale cheerios. Favorite attribute: taste like an herb sprig that cooked with oven roasted chicken Preparation Method: press pot Trader: Alex Mason
Amanda's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: jammy, meyer lemon, blackberry, tootsie roll, silky Favorite attribute: jammy flavor Preparation Method: Fello Stag Brewer Trader: Amanda Amato
Bob's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Clean very sharp, bright, oolong tea, floral sour grass Favorite attribute: clean Preparation Method: Melitta Trader: Bob Fulmer
John's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Lightly elegant floral, subtle bergamot, smooth chocolate caramel body. Excellent but not outstanding. Above average qualities but not superior Favorite attribute: mild and easy drinking, pleasantly floral Preparation Method: pour over - kalita Trader: John Cossette
Laurel's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Light herbal, granny smith apple, mild acid, cocoa powder, tangy, nice sweetness throughout, good body/structure Favorite attribute: Sweetness and body Preparation Method: Pour Over Trader: Laurel Wirth
Rosi's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Brown sugar, baked apple, cedar wood Favorite attribute: Palo santo herbal extracts Preparation Method: Chemex Trader: Rosi Quinones
Alex's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: finger lime hints with a mineral freshness. Chamomile and Yuzu cocktail...just need the Soju! Flying here as i pounded 2 cups of this extremely drinkable coffee. Favorite attribute: Excellent coalescing of tea, citrus, with sparkly finish.  Clearly distinguishable as an washed Ethiopia. Preparation Method: Press pot Trader: Alex Mason
Max's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Balanced, dense but integrated body and acidity. Stone fruit: nectarine, apricot. Vanilla cream. Cools sweet and fudgy. Super clean finish. Favorite attribute: Sweetness for days Preparation Method: Melitta pour over Trader: Max Nicholas-Fulmer
Alex's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Nice mouth coating texture and full tasting. Some light citric peel and stevia sweetness. Coffee improved in intensity and flavors as it cooled.Favorite attribute: Quaffable Preparation Method: Press pot Trader: Alex Mason
Amanda's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: lemon-lime, apricot, chamomile, orange candy when cool, zingy acidity Favorite attribute: I love a stonefruit note. Preparation Method: Stag Brewer Trader: Amanda Amato
Bob's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: clean, juicy, soft orange citric acidity, some caramel sweetness Favorite attribute: excellent balance of sweetness and acidity and soft drinkable texture Preparation Method: Melitta Trader: Bob Fulmer
Brandon's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Super juicy and potent, sweet lemon tea, green apple, bergamot, violet, nice malic component Favorite attribute: Juiciness Preparation Method: Technivorm Trader: Brandon Thiessen
John's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: clear floral bergamot, caramel frosting, creamy with soft sweet acidity Favorite attribute: pleasing clean sweet bergamot flavor Preparation Method: Pour Over - Kalita Trader: John Cossette
Max's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Orange marmalade, ginger snap cookie. Foil-wrapped dark chocolate orange Christmas-stocking stuffer. Ultra sweet. Coating, fudgy body. Citric acidity increases as it cools. Reminded me of the best Acatenango coffees with the combination of citrus and chocolate Preparation Method: Melitta pour over Trader: Max Nicholas-Fulmer
Laurel's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Juicy burst of citrus (lemon, tangerine), floral, black tea, sweet, clean, bold even as it cools Favorite attribute: juicy citrus flavors Preparation Method: Pour Over Trader: Laurel Wirth
Rosi's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Caramelizad sugar, flan, cinnamon, vanilla flower Favorite attribute: Floral aroma Preparation Method: Melitta Trader: Rosi Quinones
Caitlin's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Orange, cherry, apricot, creamy body, cocoa, slightly herbaceous, grilled grapefruit Favorite attribute: cherry! Preparation Method: Chemex Kone Trader: Caitlin McCarthy-García
Jennifer's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Apricot, citrus blossom, mango, orange acidity, caramel. A slight bitter edge, especially as it cools. Favorite attribute: Apricot! Preparation Method: Melitta Trader: Jennifer Huber
Jeri's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: honeydew melon, watered down cola with lemon, apple juice Favorite attribute: sweetness Preparation Method: modified cupping Trader: Jeri Idso
Spencer's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Lemon, lime, bergamot, floral, stonefruit, super clean and sweet. Favorite attribute: Complex sweetness. Preparation Method: BeeHouse Drip Pour-over Trader: Spencer Ford
Alex's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: excellent texture, fruit (ripe blackberries) wafting from the cup, full fat yogurt with mixed berries. peach compote. creaminess that coats the the palate for minutes. Gets sweeter as it cools... Favorite attribute: ripe fruit (blueberries, peach) and yogurt combo in a cup! Preparation Method: Press pot Trader: Alex Mason
Amanda's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: grape jelly, herbal, light savory, raspberry Favorite attribute: grape jelly note Preparation Method: stag brewer Trader: Amanda Amato
Bob's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: smooth juicy milk chocolate with pineapple orange fruit underneath Favorite attribute: drinkable versatile full flavored Preparation Method: Melitta Trader: Bob Fulmer
Caitlin's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Cinnamon, cocoa, strawberry, light raspberry, light watermelon candy Favorite attribute: light watermelon candy Preparation Method: Chemex Kone Trader: Caitlin McCarthy-García
Brandon's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Dark dried Turkish apricots, freeze dried strawberries, raspberry hibiscus tea, lemongrass Favorite attribute: All the fruit with a nice hint of herbal Preparation Method: Technivorm Trader: Brandon Thiessen
Charlie's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Fragrance: coffee pulp, burnt caramel. Acidity: prune-like. Flavor: milk chocolate, dried strawberry, mild/balanced. Tactile: soft/full bodied. Finish: floral, custard/flan sweetness. Favorite attribute: floral finish Preparation Method: V60 Trader: Charlie
Jennifer's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Chocolate covered blueberries, vanilla, very sweet, balanced, clean. As it cools, lots of fresh, ripe strawberry flavor comes through. Favorite attribute: Refined berry flavors Preparation Method: Chemex Trader: Jennifer Huber
Laurel's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Tangy raspberry, dark chocolate, cherry, tart plum, sweet - dark caramel Favorite attribute: Tangy fruit with sweet chocolate/caramel balance Preparation Method: Pour Over Trader: Laurel Wirth
Max's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Lime, brown sugar, Rainier cherry, tamarind, cranberry, fresh pomegranate . Tart red fruit profile. Not boozy in the least. Sparkling, effervescent acidity. Super clean and well structured. Retains tartness as it cools. Preparation Method: Melitta pour over Trader: Max Nicholas-Fulmer
Rosi's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Cookie, Meyer lemon, mix berry compote Favorite attribute: Oily texture,sweet citrus acidity Preparation Method: Mokka pot Trader: Rosi Quinones
Richard's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: bergamot, jasmine, chocolate, orange essence, creamy body Favorite attribute: creamy texture Preparation Method: Clever Trader: Richard Sandlin
Caitlin's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Blackberry, slightly tart dark fruit, light purple grape, dried prune, light black tea, light rose Favorite attribute: syrupy body Preparation Method: Chemex w kone filter Trader: Caitlin McCarthy-García
Charlie's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Fragrance: hibiscus, roast corn. Acid: citric, lactic, soft and integrated. Flavor: honeysuckle, oolong tea, blueberry, butterscotch. Tactile: tea with honey. Finish: toasted almond, candied pecan. Favorite attribute: flavor balance: fresh malt sweetness with tart fruit notes Preparation Method: Kalita Wave Trader: Charlie
Jennifer's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Florals, lemon, honeydew, bittersweet chocolate lingering coffee-caramel aftertaste Favorite attribute: Aftertaste Preparation Method: Chemex Trader: Jennifer Huber
Jeri's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: sweet red raspberrry, elderflower liqueur, jammy Favorite attribute: the sweetness Preparation Method: modified cupping Trader: Jeri Idso
Peter's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Lemon, clean, medium acidity Preparation Method: Fetco Trader: Peter Radosevich
Spencer's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Lavender, vanilla, honey, floral, sweet lemon citrus, silky body, clean & crisp finish. Favorite attribute: The floral sweetness & aroma. Preparation Method: Beehouse Drip Pour-over Trader: Spencer Ford
Richard's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: pear, nectarine, marzipan, caramel, creamy, grape, chardonnay, crisp, soft, pristine, sparkling Favorite attribute: sparkling Preparation Method: Clever Trader: Richard Sandlin
Brandon's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Pomelo, sweetened orange pekoe tea, potent bergamot, lavender, Pink Lady apple, hint of basil Favorite attribute: Potent bergamot Preparation Method: Technivorm Trader: Brandon Thiessen
Charlie's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Fragrance: praline, bergamot. Acidity: deeply bright but balanced, tangy. Flavor: rainier cherry, pineapple, toasted macadamia, vanilla, kumquat. Tactile: structured/snappy, candy-like flavor clarity. Finish: vanilla cookie, citrus Favorite attribute: Acids: mouthwatering and clarifying Preparation Method: December dripper Trader: Charlie
Amanda's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: dark chocolate, caramel, blueberry syrup, chewy Favorite attribute: super sweet Preparation Method: stag brewer Trader: Amanda Amato
Bob's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: very sweet, clean, very faint floral bergamot, some light carmalized savory onion, almond Favorite attribute: interesting complexity Preparation Method: Melitta Trader: Bob Fulmer
Laurel's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Clean, smooth sweet, cranberry juice, black tea, citric - lime juice, with a bit of cocoa on the finish.  Medium+ body. Favorite attribute: Nice intensity of flavor that lingers on the palate. Easy drinking Preparation Method: Pour Over Trader: Laurel Wirth
Rosi's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Jammy, peach, vanilla, strawberry milk Favorite attribute: Peach plum tartness Preparation Method: Melitta Trader: Rosi Quinones
Alex's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: smooth, geranium, honeysuckle, improves in intensity as it cooled and rounded out to show some plum. A true treat that has complexity gained by using the press pot method. Favorite attribute: intensity of sweetness that got more pronounced as it cooled! Preparation Method: Press pot Trader: Alex Mason
Amanda's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: syrupy, tangy, canned peach, jasmine Favorite attribute: this was my favorite washed coffee. jasmine + peach = happy AA Preparation Method: stag brewer Trader: Amanda Amato
Bob's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: clean, bright, milk chocolate, juicy texture, nougat sweetness, apricot Favorite attribute: Sweet drinkable Preparation Method: Melitta Trader: Bob Fulmer
John's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: deep syrupy caramel, Juicy bergamot, honey jasmine, sweet and clean Favorite attribute: juicy, clean, pleasant caramel and bergamot Preparation Method: Pour Over - Kalita Trader: John Cossette
Laurel's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Bold florals upfront though it needed a minute to open up (or I did) to get full complexity, tangy berry, citric, mandarin juice, hibiscus, lime Favorite attribute: Complexity Preparation Method: Pour Over Trader: Laurel Wirth
Max's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Peach tea, hibiscus, oolong. Candied lemon wedge. Honey, bergamot, green apple light bodied. Crisp, refreshing mouthfeel Favorite attribute: Very light and bright, even at high tds% Preparation Method: Melitta pour over Trader: Max Nicholas-Fulmer
Amanda's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: saltwater taffy, big blueberry, pink lemonade. favorite natural Favorite attribute: all-around great coffee Preparation Method: stag brewer Trader: Amanda Amato
Richard's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: peach, raspberry, chocolate, big, creamy, pecan pie, delicate Favorite attribute: creamy heavy body Preparation Method: Clever Trader: Richard Sandlin
Bob's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: thick texture dark chocolate marshmallow fruit forward cherry cantaloupe plum fruit sharpened as cooled Favorite attribute: sweet complexity full body Preparation Method: Melitta Trader: Bob Fulmer
Jeri's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: blackberry jam, dark chocolate, very clean, thick body, orange zest finsih Favorite attribute: blackberry jam Preparation Method: modified cupping Trader: Jeri Idso
John's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: sour blueberry aroma. Dusty blackberry flavor, jelly donut filling, black licorice and chocolate, more blackberry than blueberry. Tasted better as it cooled than immediately after it was prepared. Favorite attribute: jammy licorice flavor and thick texture Preparation Method: Pour Over - Kalita Trader: John Cossette
Max's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Intense fruit bomb. Plum, blackberry, blueberry. Clean but with hints of ultra ripe fruit. thick, opulent body. Jammy texture. Marshmallow cream, dulce de leche, Meyer lemon custard. The fruit expression intensifies as the coffee cools, but structure and sweetness are retained Favorite attribute: Fruit intensity without acetic or cloying flavors. Sweetness:fruit ratio. Preparation Method: Melitta pour over Trader: Max Nicholas-Fulmer
Peter's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Blueberry, strawberry, cherry liquor Preparation Method: French Press Trader: Peter Radosevich
Rosi's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Strawberry milk, caramel, bergamot, floral Favorite attribute: Strawberry aroma Preparation Method: Chemex Trader: Rosi Quinones
Spencer's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Mixed berry jam (raspberry forward), tropical fruit, light green apple, big lingering body, super clean, balanced. Favorite attribute: Fruit complexity and balance. Preparation Method: BeeHouse Drip Pour-over Trader: Spencer Ford
Richard's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Nectarine, peach, jasmine, milk chocolate, jasmine Favorite attribute: great flavor Preparation Method: Clever Trader: Richard Sandlin
Caitlin's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Almond milk, lemon citrus, light apricot, light bready, under-developed flavors Favorite attribute: apricot Preparation Method: Chemex Kone Trader: Caitlin McCarthy-García
Charlie's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Fragrance: lime, rum, cinnamon. Acidity: faint when hot, marmalade-like as cools. Tactile: Soft, juicy structure, oily. Flavor: rhubarb pie filling, cocoa powder, citrus zest, sesame cookie. Finish: marzipan, clear/clean, lingers bright. Favorite attribute: That it brightens as it cools Preparation Method: December dripper Trader: Charlie
Jennifer's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Jasmine, milk chocolate, silky, peach, caramel, sweet. Really pleasant coffee.  Favorite attribute: Jasmine Preparation Method: Melitta Trader: Jennifer Huber
Jeri's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: honeydew melon, sweet apple, lightly tired Favorite attribute: sweetness Preparation Method: modified cupping Trader: Jeri Idso
Peter's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Super clean and sweet, Demerara sugar and caramel, white peach Favorite attribute: Deep sugary sweetness Preparation Method: Beehive dripper Trader: Peter Radosevich
Spencer's Brew Notes
Brew Notes: Lavender, vanilla, honey, floral, sweet lemon citrus, silky body, clean & crisp finish. Favorite attribute: The floral sweetness & aroma. Preparation Method: Beehouse Drip Pour-over Trader: Spencer Ford