We offer Ethiopian Yirgacheffe light roast coffee beans, picked by hand on a farm in the mountains high above the town of Sidamo. There, the coffee beans are washed, and then soaked up to 72 hours in fermentation tanks. This wet process method produces intensely flavorful beans, with an intensely floral aroma, and mellow, smooth taste.This product comes in a 1lb bag of whole bean coffee.
Profile: Floral aroma, smooth-bodied and sweet bright flavor with pronounced lemon notes. The profile of this coffee is unique in the world and is only found in the Sidamo region, with the most intense examples originating in Yirgacheffe.
Place: Yirgacheffe, Sidamo region, south of Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa.
People: Ethiopia is a predominantly Christian culture. Coffee here is farmed by small landholders and the fruit is tendered to local washing stations for processing and subsequent collection by processors.
Process: Coffees from Yirgacheffe and the Sidamo region are fully washed locally, and then transported to Addis Ababa for dry milling, sorting and finishing. We roast this coffee medium light to showcase its unique character.
Pairing: Fresh oranges or grapefruit, lemon bar.
8 oz: Makes approximately 25 cups of coffee
12 oz: Makes approximately 35-40 cups of coffee
16 oz: Makes approximately 50 cups of coffee
20 oz: Makes approximately 60-65 cups of coffee
32 oz: Makes approximately 90-100 cups of coffee
BREWING TIP: Use cold, filtered water and a clean machine.
GRIND only as much as you need for one cup or one pot of coffee.
CHOOSE the correct grind. Fine for espresso, medium for automatic drip, coarse for French Press.
MEASURE ground coffee to taste. Start with two level tablespoons of ground coffee per six ounces of cold filtered or bottled water.
STORE in an airtight container to protect the flavor and aroma and ensure rich, fresh tasting coffee. Do not freeze or refrigerate.
About Our Coffee
At The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, the art of crafting the best tasting coffee requires respecting each individual roast. Knowing the specific origin and roast degree for each coffee allows for intense flavor that can be traced back to its earliest beginnings. Many coffee companies claim to search the world for the finest coffees, yet very few do. Our Coffee Master, Jay Isais, goes to the source of our coffee to guarantee it is the highest quality obtainable on earth. The partners who prepare our coffee at every level are extremely passionate people committed to providing ‘Simply the Best’ coffee to our customers. Quality has always been our No. 1 priority, and it will never be compromised.