[Homeroast] Ethiopian DPs

Scott Miller peechdogg at gmail.com
Tue May 29 16:09:36 CDT 2012

Yep. I love traditional Yirg coffee, but think the DP Yirg is a wonderful
twist on things.



On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 7:54 PM, miKe mcKoffee <mckona at comcast.net> wrote:

> Speaking of DPs though not Ethiopia but Ethiopia Heirloom cultivar Geisha
> grown in Panama, last week cupped a Best of Panama auction sample DP Geisha
> from Mama Cata that blew my mind. Best I can describe is a cross between
> that stellar crystalline '07 IMV and a top tier washed Geisha. Like fresh
> strawberries on lemon zest pound cake with wonderful balance, medium body
> and mouth feel and a touch of jasmine, bergamot and honeysuckle in the
> finish. I WANTED that Lot bad! And bid an insane (for me) $60/LB before
> dropping out. That Lot "only" went for $80.25/LB, top BoP Lot went for over
> $93.
> There are indeed some extremely good natural processed coffees coming in
> and
> not just from Ethiopia. And some of them are Outrageously expensive! I too
> am waiting on a DP Yirg' to come in, but it's not at those ridiculous
> auction prices :)
> Slave to the Bean miKe mcKoffee
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> Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee
> We have a split shipment with 2 very promising lots coming now. I dont have
> an ETA yet, but will check again. I cupped a lot this year and its been a
> struggle to find something really spectacular. But the
> 2 lots coming, one from Shakiso and one from Kochere area, promise to be
> great. With a natural, you never know exactly until it arrives though.
> Tom
> >I'm beginning to wonder: will there ever be any Ethiopian DPs again. I
> >haven't seen one in like forever. As soon as a decent one comes along,
> >I'm clicking the order button. :-)
> >
> >Ivan
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