This is the most recent Coffee Review of the Sidama Ardi that I sell. I hope the new crop comes in soon before I run out! My price on the site is $14 that includes Free shipping. Or you can buy a 5 pound bag for $75 Free shipping! Also it is available in Glut COOP sometimes it sells out quick and I only bring in small amounts to keep the coffee fresh roasted. Many who live local to me get it for $11 since no shipping is needed. I also deliver to University Park to a few customers that love FRESH roasted coffee delivered to their doorstep. This is really expensive coffee to buy in bulk and I usually get hundreds of pounds when it comes in! The Importer runs out quick when the first crop comes into our local port in Baltimore. This coffee is not for BURNT roast coffee lovers. I really hope to sell more roasted coffee this year. Any resturants, coffee shops, wine shops, who may want to carry a super coffee loke the Ardi. I can offer a really good price in bulk. Roasting 3 pounds of this coffee at a time insures a true small batch result. Soon I may need to pull all my listings of this coffee so that my loyal customers have some to drink before the new crop. Thanks to my loyal Ardi drinkers! Happy Roasting to my green coffee buyers!
Victrola Coffee Roasters
Ethiopia Sidama Ardi
Location: Seattle, Washington
Origin: Guji Zone, Sidama Province, southern Ethiopia.
Roast: Medium-Light
Est. Price: $19.00/12 ounces
Review Date: June 2015
Agtron: 57/78
Aroma: 9
Acidity: 9
Body: 9
Flavor: 9
Aftertaste: 9
Blind Assessment:
Immensely sweet, lushly aromatic. A complex layering of fruit – strawberry guava, pomegranate, mango – plus plumeria-like flowers, sandalwood, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Plump, juicy acidity; syrupy though lively mouthfeel. Deeply flavor-saturated finish.
A spectacularly fruit-toned though unusually refined example of a dry-processed or “natural” coffee, meaning the beans were dried inside the fruit rather than after the fruit has been removed, as is the case with wet-processed or “washed” coffees.