Rombouts Ethiopian Moka Sidamo Coffee
Rombouts have really raised their game lately. From just have one pack on the shelves they've gone all Illy-cool and started producing these tins which started out at a fiver a pop (f*ck OFF!) but you can now pick them up at 2 for a fiver, which is a bargain - being that they are 250g extra large size too. Shame you don't get the Illy woosh when you open the tin - but it's still classy none the less. More importantly though, the taste - and what a cracker this is. It's got the East African zesty twang that we love so much and it still packs a punch on strength. Not in a face-smashing way - but still good enough for us hard-as-nails Judges. You can't over cook it either - it's super-forgiving. You could just shake some by eye out of the tin into your machine with one hand whilst knocking one out with the other hand and you'd end up with something to be proud of (in the Coffee hand as least). Well done Rombouts - we'll be knocking out more of this. (9/10)
"According to the legend, this coffee was discovered by a young shepherd called Khaldi and by the monks of the Chahodet Convent back in the sixteenth century. All the Arabicas throughout the world originally come from Ethiopia, from the KAFFA province. This is an exceptionally fine coffee made with 100% Arabica beans the coffee has a soft aromatic flavour with hints of fruit and apricot."
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