Cheketa micro-lot, Oromia, Shakisso, Ethiopia from Coutume, Paris 

A coffee like breakfast in bed. Honey kisses grapefruit. A bite of croissant au beurre with some strawberry jam. Jelly beans blend with elegant pralines (what ever they do on a breakfast tray, but hey, if it’s breakfast in bed, it’s probably weekend. So why not. Damn, must be ages ago that I had breakfast […]

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Sidamo Q (Espresso), Ethiopia from Fjord, Berlin

Bam! Goes the tangerine granade. Some vanilla, some roasted hazelnut. But, Bam! a lot of tangerine. 

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Geisha Jose Galardo, Panama from Machhörndl, Nürnberg

Very, very light, extremely soft. Fruity kumquat Jasmine, herbal and tobacco notes. 

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Finca Bella Elizabeth, Guatemala from Coutume, Paris 

Escape rainy days with this sunny Parisian espresso from Coutume. Strawberry, apricot, dark chocolate. 

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Fazenda Nossa Senhora de Fátima, Brazil (Espresso) from Green Cup Coffee, Passau

Nutty, chocolate powered, a little rusty, a little dusty. Very Italian style. Too dark for me. A night Espresso perfect as a digestive for a fatty feast in a little corner under the moon. 

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Karimikui AA, Kenya from Roestbar, Münster

Ferrero Mon Cherie but in not-disgusting. Cherry, berry, chocolate. Sweetness and some toasted oak barrel aromas. I thing I got even more from it, when the bag was fresh but even after a month fully satisfying. 

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Kamiro, Nyamagabe, Rwanda from Nero Scuro, San Giuseppe di Cassola

Excellent coffee, both as espresso and as a filter coffee. Very harmonic, easy going and pleasant. Soft peachy notes, very little but nice berry notes, some almond and just a great, gentle finish. 

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El Rincon, Guatemala from Keen Coffee, Enkhuizen

Just a little smokey. Pretty smooth and softish. Little hints of apple and raspberry but over all more almondy/nutty without having the bitter-rusty characteristics of a darker roasted coffee. Nicer as it sounds here.  

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