[Homeroast] Harar

raymanowen at gmail.com raymanowen at gmail.com
Fri Mar 19 02:00:31 CDT 2010


Drat! I already pushed the <Submit> button about 8 hours ago- Another Fiver
wouldn't have been a hard sell to my Celtic Critic. African lovers live
here... -ro

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 10:43 PM, Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee <
sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com> wrote:

> Harar Horse is a marque from Mohamed Ogsadey in Dire Dawa. Last year,
> because of the new Ethiopia coffee exchange rules, they were basically shut
> down from direct exporting, so the "Horse" name did not exist. All lots had
> to go through the ECX, which anonymizes all lots. You could still buy Grade
> 4 or Grade 5 Harar, and ostensibly some of those would have been from
> Ogsadey, but I can tell yopu right now, the quality was very poor. The ECX
> was a major issue with buyins source-direct Harar coffee, but on top of
> that, it was not a great year for Harar. I don't think we missed anything.
> And you should really do yourself a favor and check out the other dry
> process lots... Maduro, etc. Incredible!
> --
> -Tom
>
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