Flying Baron | Ethiopia Yirga Cheffe Grade 1
Brand Flying Baron Roasters
"Strawberry jam, jasmine, hints of chocolate and butterscotch."
"This was a very high-scoring dry-processed coffee we selected from many samples. Located in the Gedeo zone area of Yirga Cheffe, this lot of Konga is in an area of Yirga Cheffe with a range of 1900-2100 meters, and is dry-processed on raised beds. Smallholder farmers from around the region delivery their heirloom Ethiopian coffee varietals to the station where it is weighed and then sun dried before being delivered to Addis Ababa for sale. This lot is a “clean” version of the process with its wide array of fruit characteristics easily perceptible. This coffee was prepared to grade 1 specifications, and while we still have occasional quaker beans in the roast (from under-ripe cherries), these are minimal compared to other supergrade dryprocessed coffees. We have carried a grade 3 prep, which was a bit more rustic, but still an excellent coffee."
While these coffees do not carry a Fair Trade certification, they fall under our importer’s Farm Gate buying program that is guaranteed to pay 50% above FT minimums, but are often times 100% or more.