Ethiopia Sidamo Deri Kochoha Guji Washed 2012


Bean name Ethiopia Sidamo Deri Kochoha Guji Washed 2012
Country Ethiopia
Region Sidamo, Hageremayame Area
Other info Varietal: Heirloom Varietals


This is a washed Sidamo from Hageremayame region of Ethiopia, where Deri Kochoha has his washing station. Deri process a total of 3 containers washed Sidamo every year.

The coffee comes from around 500 small holders who hand pick the cherries and is grown at around 1800-2000 metres altitude (on average). these small holders then sell the freshly picked cherries to Deri Kochoha. He then transports them to his mill for processing. He has 70 workers at the station responsible for the pulping and drying

Sidamo province in the southern part of Ethiopia, with its capital city Awasa. It was named after an ethnic group native to Ethiopia, called the Sidama, who are located in the south-central part of Ethiopia.

In the cup it's a bowl of red berries covered in cloudy lemonade. But for me the best part's in its juicy sweetness and an amazingly clean mouthfeel and a long lingering aftertaste that develops into a pear drops, amazing cup.

Farm: Hageremayame Washing Station
Varietal: Heirloom Varietals
Processing: Fully Washed dried on raised beds
Altitude: 1800-2000 mtrs
Owner: Privately Owned
Region: Sidamo

Roasting Information:
Nice and light, a good solid medium roast but nowhere near second crack.

"Quick Look" Guide:
Red berries, cloudy lemonade, juicy, pear drops.

Good Filter: Yes, Good Espresso: Yes

Cupping notes

Clean cup 7/8
Sweetness 8/8
Acidity 7/8
Mouthfeel 7/8
Flavour 7/8
Aftertaste 7/8
Balance 8/8
Overall 7/8
Correction +36
Total 94

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