Coffee Reviews

Gujji Mane – Fourth Dimension Coffee Company

Andrew Pautler

Coffee Details

  • Coffee Name
    Gujji Mane
  • Roaster
    Forth Dimension Coffee Company
  • Roaster Location
    Pontiac, Michigan
  • Estimated Price
    $19.00 / 12oz
  • Flavor Notes
    Toffee, chocolate, berry
  • Process
    Natural
  • Country
    Ethiopia
  • Region
    Guji, Oromia
  • Elevation
    2100 - 2300 MASL
  • Roast
    Light
  • Review Brew Method
    v60, Chemex, cupping
  • Roast Date
    January 7, 2020
  • Review Date
    January 24, 2020

Coffee Scoring

8.6
Aroma
8.5 / 10
Body
9 / 10
Flavor
9 / 10
Acidity/Brightness
8 / 10
Balance
9 / 10
Sweetness
9 / 10
Cleanliness
8.5 / 10
Aftertaste
8.5 / 10
Complexity
8 / 10
Flexibility
8.5 / 10
Pros
  • Berry + chocolate flavor mixture

Cons
  • Somewhat sharp acidity

Disclosure: Pull & Pour received coffee samples for this post, however, as always, all opinions are 100% my own.

Fourth Dimension Coffee Company is a small roaster based out of Pontiac, Michigan. I recently had a chance to try one of their single origin coffees, Gujji Mane, a naturally processed coffee the Kayon Mountain Coffee Farm in Ethiopia.

The coffee begins with a caramel, chocolate and subtle berry aroma. The flavor reminded me of chocolate covered berries as rich notes of blackberry and milk chocolate flood your palette with the initial sips with the sweetness becoming even more pronounced as the coffee cooled. The acidity was mild, yet fairly sharp and bitter. The body was especially unique with a creamy, yet light structure. The acidity and berry notes linger just a bit in the finish, but overall was a fairly quick finish. The different flavor notes layered together quite nicely and the mix of chocolate with the fruity berry notes are always a nice treat in a coffee.

The Bottom Line

Natural Ethiopian coffees are my favorite style of coffee. There are very few I don’t like and yet I am most critical of coffees in this genre since I have so much experience. Gujji Mane was a solid coffee that tasted great, but the acidity was a bit sharp and I wish it had a bit more complexity.

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