Worka

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<b>Variety: </b> <a href="https://www.moustachecoffeeclub.com/coffee-varietals">Heirloom</a>
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<b> Processing: </b> <a href="https://www.moustachecoffeeclub.com/washed-coffees">Washed</a>
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<b> Origin: </b> <a href="https://www.moustachecoffeeclub.com/ethiopian-coffee">Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia</a>
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<b> Producer:</b> Yirgacheffe Small-Holders
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<b> Altitude: </b>1700-2000m
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<p>This lot of coffee comes to us from the Worka cooperative in Yirgacheffe. It’s a mix of heirloom beans brought together from various member small-holders in the region - processed collectively at a central washing station. Ethiopian coffees used to be mostly demarcated by loose regional affiliations like “Yirgacheffe” or “Sidamo” because of how the Ethiopian Coffee Exchange grouped and auctioned coffees as regional blends. Now that sourcing has become more granular, it’s great to see the diversity and specificity of flavors coming from different coops and producers within each region - not all coffee from Yirgacheffe tastes the same!</p><p>
This lot from Worka exhibits strong stonefruit and citrus notes throughout - we’re picking up on a juicy peach flavor, some orange blossom florals, and a touch of grapefruit-like tartness giving the cup an edge. There’s also a smooth, brown sugar sweetness at the base of this brew that grounds the lighter notes and makes for a pleasant, mellow finish. An easy-drinking Ethiopian coffee with just the right amount of brightness - what’s not to love?</p>

Peach, Citrus, Brown Sugar

Variety: Heirloom

Processing: Washed

Origin: Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia

Producer: Yirgacheffe Small-Holders

Altitude: 1700-2000m

This lot of coffee comes to us from the Worka cooperative in Yirgacheffe. It’s a mix of heirloom beans brought together from various member small-holders in the region - processed collectively at a central washing station. Ethiopian coffees used to be mostly demarcated by loose regional affiliations like “Yirgacheffe” or “Sidamo” because of how the Ethiopian Coffee Exchange grouped and auctioned coffees as regional blends. Now that sourcing has become more granular, it’s great to see the diversity and specificity of flavors coming from different coops and producers within each region - not all coffee from Yirgacheffe tastes the same!

This lot from Worka exhibits strong stonefruit and citrus notes throughout - we’re picking up on a juicy peach flavor, some orange blossom florals, and a touch of grapefruit-like tartness giving the cup an edge. There’s also a smooth, brown sugar sweetness at the base of this brew that grounds the lighter notes and makes for a pleasant, mellow finish. An easy-drinking Ethiopian coffee with just the right amount of brightness - what’s not to love?

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Josh Richardson

New York

Member Since
August '20

Light, bright and delicious

Juicy light stone fruits and mellow sweetness coming through. Lovely cup.

11/06/20

David R

Sausalito

Member Since
October '15

Wow!

I'm enjoying this even more than I thought I would. Mellow, complex, and well-balanced. This is one of my favorites.

11/09/20

Chad Pezoldt

Bethlehem

Member Since
October '20

Delicious

Light with a long brown sugar flavor that I love

11/16/20