Cuberow is the way someone not from Ethiopia would pronounce the Amharic word ቀበሮ for fox. But what does a fox know about coffee? Apparently a lot, because this coffee is amazing.
I know I said Cuvee’s October special Reserva was great, and that September’s special Kumurembe was my favorite, but November’s Cuberow is, in fact, the best. Like “holy moly wow that’s fantastic” great.
The official tasting profile says “sweet peach and grapefruit-like acidity lead into a dry resin-y finish, with notes of jasmine and rosemary”. I taste none of that. Actually, I almost didn’t buy the Cuberow because I was afraid it’d be too fruity and bright and acidic and, god help me, grapefruity. Instead it’s balanced and interesting and rich and bright. Maybe that’s what the official tasting notes are trying to say, considering each of their descriptors is different from one another. But really what it means is you should grab a bag or tw
oelve the next time you see one (or online) before they’re gone!