Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Aricha Washed

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A washed Yirgacheffe with surprising body and sweetness. This stellar coffee is refreshing and balanced with notes of melon, peach, mild lemon and lavender.  Arrival Date: September 9th, 2016 Acidity & Brightness: Moderate acidity, mellow and sweet...
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A washed Yirgacheffe with surprising body and sweetness. This stellar coffee is refreshing and balanced with notes of melon, peach, mild lemon and lavender. 

Arrival Date: September 9th, 2016

Acidity & Brightness: Moderate acidity, mellow and sweet

Balance & Finish: Good balance and clean finish

Body & Texture: Medium bodied, smooth

Flavors: Melon, peach, mild lemon and lavender

Grade: Grade 1 (Highest grade of washed Ethiopian coffee)

Processing: Full Washed, hand-picked, sun dried

Varietals: Heirloom

Roasting: Start at City + (light-medium) and go a bit darker as desired. We find it best not to go any darker than Full City (Medium) and in fact you could go as light as city (light) to bring out more acidity and brightness. 

Reminder! This coffee is raw and must be roasted before brewing

Our Review: If you've been shopping with The Captain's Coffee for a while, you know what huge fans we are of natural processed Ethiopian coffees. In fact, we sometimes find ourselves sheepishly thinking, "huh, we haven't had a washed Ethiopian coffee is a long time." Yet somehow, every time we cup the washed Ethiopian, we're surprised at what we've been missing! 

Yirgacheffe is one of the most well known coffee producing regions of Ethiopia and for good reason. We've consistently had incredible coffee from Yirgacheffe over the years, whether it be natural processed or washed, so when it came to selecting a washed coffee, we knew just where to look. We wanted something distinctive and representative of this renowned region, but something unique enough to stand on its own. Washed coffees from Yirgacheffe tend to be mild, delicate, subtle and floral with an almost tea-like body. This Aricha carries the best of those characteristics, but with much more body and less subtlety than we anticipated! It's got a wonderful, full mouthfeel and the sweet flavors of melon, peach and lavender shine through much more fully than we expected. If you've avoided washed Ethiopian coffees in the past because they were too subtle and delicate for you, give this one a try and see what you've been missing!

Returns Policy

If you are unsatisfied with your green coffee purchase, we will issue you a refund in the form of an in-store credit. Since coffee is a food item, we can't take it back once it leaves our control. We will work closely with you to insure you get the quality you expected at a price that is fair. This offer is good for 30 days from the date of shipment. We will faithfully adhere to this policy for every customer, unless that customer is repeatedly abusing it. We withold the right to deny refunds, in rare cases, where a customer is repeatedly ordering coffee and then asking for a refund.

Home Coffee Roasters

The Gene Cafe and Behmor 1600 Plus are covered by a 1 year warranty from the manufacturer. The Fresh Roast SR-300 and SR-500 come with a 1 year warranty on the base unit and a 6 month warranty on the chaff collector, top cap and basket. Since the roasters are UL certified, the manufacturers ask that we refer all warranty issues directly to them. Although we do not directly provide repair service, we'll help you through the process to get your roaster back up and running. Should you return an unused roaster to us, we will refund your purchase minus the original shipping cost. Once you've used your roaster, we really can't take it back.

Other Items

Any item not covered by a manufacturer's warranty is warranted by The Captain's Coffee to meet or exceed your expectations. If you are dissatisfied with your purchase for any reason, you may return the item to The Captain's Coffee for a replacement or refund in the form of an in-store credit. This offer is good for 30 days from the date of shipment. If applicable, the manufacturer's warranty will supersede this warranty for items sold by The Captain's Coffee.

Shipping

We currently ship to any location in the US with the notable exception that Note that Hawaii Department of Agriculture regulations won't allow us to ship raw coffee to Hawaii.

If you select the "Captain's Special" shipping method, please note that the choice of carrier and delivery method is then entirely at our discretion. For local pick-ups, please allow 24 hours for us to prepare your order before dropping by to pick it up. Shipping weight is calculated in US Pounds.

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