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Ethiopia Hambela Buku Washed from Onyx Coffee Labs

Ethiopia Hambela Buku Washed from Onyx Coffee Labs

Roast Rating: 5 stars


A light bodied and delicate Ethiopian coffee from Onyx Coffee Lab in Fayetteville, AR. We call this coffee - Juicy, Floral, and Balanced

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Hambela Buku

Origin: Ethiopia   Process: Washed

Roaster: Onyx Coffee Labs

Cupping Evaluation

Cupping Details

A distinctly aromatic coffee, with vanilla, matcha, caramel, sweet grains, and black tea. The body was light to medium in weight, with a delicate tea-like texture creating smoothness in the cup. There was a understated tropical citrus acidity present, tasting like stone fruit and pineapple. Subtle honey sweetness balanced the already delicate cup profile, and tea leaf tannins and juniper created a unique complexity. The aftertaste was reminiscent of dry cocoa and fresh sun brewed tea as is lingered.
  • Aroma: 1.5 / 2
  • Body: 2 / 3
  • Aftertaste: 4.5 / 5
  • Acidity: 4.5 / 5 [x 2]
  • Sweetness: 4.5 / 5 [x 2]
  • Bitterness: 4.5 / [x 2]
  • Drinkability: 8.5 / 10
  • Total: 43.5 / 50

Brewing Evaluation

Brewing Details

This coffee was sweetly aromatic, reminding us of berries and cinnamon. The body was light but juicy in texture, and overall really smooth which made it very easy to drink. A fruity citrus acidity was present in a balanced and satisfying intensity, which kept us coming back for more. There was a muted caramel-like sweetness, but more notable was a floral and buttery complexity that lingered long with harmonious flavors. In three words we call this coffee - Juicy - Floral - Balanced
  • Aroma: 2 / 2
  • Body: 2.5 / 3
  • Aftertaste: 4.5 / 5
  • Acidity: 5 / 5 [x 2]
  • Sweetness: 4.5 / 5 [x 2]
  • Bitterness: 5 / 5 [x 2]
  • Drinkability: 9 / 10
  • Total: 47 / 50

Roast Rating: 5 stars

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Roaster Profile

Onyx Coffee Lab

Café and Roastery specializing in coffee profiling and brew methods located in Northwest Arkansas. Locations in Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers, & Springdale.

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Categories: Coffee Ratings. Origins: Ethiopia. Flavors: Citrus, Honey, Juniper, Pineapple, Stone Fruit, Tea-like, and Tropical Fruit. Brew Descriptors: Balanced, Floral, and Juicy. Roasters: Onyx Coffee Lab.

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