Ethiopian Coffee


Ethiopia offers an intoxicating range of coffees, quite distinct from each other. In the north, you have the Harrars - famous for blueberry and fruity notes, smoothness and richness, full body; elegant and classy. In the south, you get the tangy and vibrant Sidamos and Yirgacheffes (Yirgacheffe is actually a sub-region of Sidamo) with nuts, spices, and citrus/lemon notes that dance together and seduce the palate.

Coffee's roots lie in Ethiopia

And it makes sense that Ethiopia offers such phenomenal coffees - the origins of coffee lie deep within its history. Coffee is said to have been discovered by a goat herder named Kaldi. He noticed that when his goats ate berries from the coffee tree, they acted strangely. He investigated further and ate some of the berries himself - and carried them back to his villiage for everyone to try. The rest, my friends, is history.

A sip of an Ethiopian coffee takes you back in time. You are drinking the first bean ever brewed!

Ethiopia Facts:

Capital: Addis Ababa
Languages: More than 100 indigenous languages, Arabic, English
Religions: Ethiopian Orthodox 51%, Muslim 35%, Animist 12%, other 2%
Ethnic Groups: Oromo 40%, Amhara and Tigrean 32%, Sidamo 9%, Shankella 6%, Somali 6%, Afar 4%, Gurage 2%, other 3%
Harvest Seasons: Oct - Dec


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