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No-Sugar Added Poetry | Nikon D5100 | AFS-Nikkor 50 mm f/1.8 | f/3.5 | ISO 100

Portola Coffee Roasters Ethiopia Guji

Ethiopia Guji from Portola Coffee Roasters (MistoBox )

The Ethiopia Guji was carefully roasted for you by Portola Coffee Roasters. This coffee was grown in the Guji, Sidama region of Ethiopia. Through persistent dedication to coffee quality, various smallholder producers produced a spectacular crop of coffee. Grown at an altitude of 1,900 – 2,000 meters, this is a great example of how stellar fully washed coffees can be. The lots consisted of Ethiopian heirloom varieties. This coffee is delicate and jasmine tea-like with high notes of clementine and spiced notes of gingerbread.

I brewed this one in the Chemex with a paper filter. I am recovering from a cold so nasal congestion could be affecting my sense of taste and smell. I think the aroma is woodsy floral. The taste was mellow and soft with none of the bitterness I tasted in the “El Salvador”. Instead of…

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No-Sugar Added Poetry | Nikon D5100 | AFS-Nikkor 50 mm f/1.8 | f/3.5 | ISO 100

Onyx Coffee Lab El Salvador Finca Santa Rosa lot 17

El Salvador Finca Santa Rosa lot 17 from Onyx Coffee Lab (mistobox.com)

The El Salvador Finca Santa Rosa lot 17 was carefully roasted for you by Onyx Coffee Lab. This honey processed coffee was sourced from the growing region of El Salvador and was produced by the Jorge Raul Rivera at 1,650 meters. We love this coffee brewed as a pour over, like the Chemex or V60, to highlight its nuanced notes of praline, maple and Gala apple acidity and balanced overall quality.

I’m not sure I have the palate to detect the “praline, maple and Gala apple acidity”. I did not taste any fruit at all. I’m not a Chemex expert but I have brewed many enjoyable cups of light roasted Ethiopians in the last year. I am using a basic brewing guide which isn’t much different…

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