Ethiopian coffee season is in full swing for Australians. Vibrant coffees, like Shale, are a roaster's cherished delight. Located in the Yirgacheffe region near the town of Worka. This coffee is made up from thepickings of nearly 1,500 smallholder producers from the surrounding area. It is grown at the extreme altitudes of 2300-2400 masl then processed asfully-washed and dried on raised beds at the Shale wet-mill. It is quite classic in its flavour profile, but a very vibrant example of the Yirgacheffe profile.
Espresso Recipe: 1:3 ratio In: 20 grams dry dose Out: 60 grams beverage weight output Time: Contact time of 28+ seconds
Filter Recipe: 1:17 ratio In: 20 grams dry coffee Out: 335 grams brewing water Time: 3:00-3:30 minutes