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Topic: Ethiopian question (3 msgs / 47 lines)
1) From: Steven Van Dyke
Ok, yesterday morning my ever-indulgent wife tries the Dry Processed
Ethiopian Ghimbi I roasted in my Gene Cafe.  I had tried it at work with my
little drip brewer and noted the powerful sweet fruit notes that Tom said
I'd get if I roasted it right.  So the ever-indulgent tries it from our
super-auto (cafe crema) and says "Hey, this tastes like blueberrys!"  I
hadn't figured out what fruit it was until she said that (she likes
blueberry yogurt so the taste was fresh in her mind).
So Yay!  I got the blueberries!
But then today I got to thinking about it.  Blueberries aren't native to
Africa.  Most Ethiopian coffee farmers are very poor so they're not likely
to have even *seen* a blueberry, let alone tasted one.
So the question is: what do the Ethiopians think the fruit notes in the
coffees taste like?
Enjoy!
Steve :->

2) From: Larry English
Or, if given a bowl of blueberries, would they say, "Coffee!"  ???
On 5/15/06, Steven Van Dyke  wrote:
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3) From: Steven Dover
Money! - Steve D.


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