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Ethiopia Suke Uraga – Crema Coffee Roasters

Andrew Pautler

Ethiopia Suke Uraga - Crema

Coffee Details

  • Coffee Name
    Ethiopia Suke Uraga
  • Roaster
    Crema Coffee Roasters
  • Roaster Location
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Estimated Price
    $19.00 / 12 oz
  • Flavor Notes
    Watermelon, lime, honey
  • Process
    Fully washed, dried on raised beds
  • Varieties
  • Country
  • Region
    Guji, Uraga
  • Elevation
    1900 - 2150 MASL
  • Producer
    Negusse Rebels
  • Roast
  • Review Brew Method
    v60, Chemex, espresso
  • Roast Date
    July 8, 2020
  • Review Date
    July 26, 2020

Coffee Scoring

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  • Sweetness

  • Fairly traditional Ethiopian coffee, lacks uniqueness

I’d heard about Crema Coffee Roasters from a variety of people both on Instagram and friends that live in Nashville. A few weeks back when we were driving through Nashville on our way to Asheville for vacation, I made a point to stop by and try their coffee. While there I picked up this bag of washed Ethiopian coffee to experiment with at home.

The coffee began with a strong, sweet aroma of chocolate and citrus. As I began brewing, a burst of citrus aromatics exploded from the coffee. In the flavor I tasted the same chocolate and citrus undertones, but also a candy-like sweetness that reminded me of watermelon jolly ranchers. The coffee had a crisp, but thinner body and a lingering acidity and sweetness in the finish that reminded me of the flavor left on your tongue after finishing a piece of hard candy.

The coffee worked well for both espresso and pour over brew methods. There wasn’t a ton of complexity in the cup or evolution of the flavors, but it was still a very delicious coffee.

The Bottom Line

While Suke Uraga wasn’t incredibly complex and fit the mold of what you’d expect in a washed Ethiopian coffee without much variance, it was still quite delicious and at the end of the day, that is what really matters most.

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