Product Details

Yirgacheffe Adado

Cup profile and tasting notes

Bright, big and citrusy. Very aromatic, notes of bergamot (marmalade), blackcurrant and sugar cane. Very clean and very sweet.

Coffee Yirgacheffe Adado
Farm 600 producers
Variety Heirloom
Process Washed
Altitude 1800 - 2200 masl
Owner Haileslassie Ambaye
City/Town Adado
Region Yirgacheffe, Adado
Country Ethiopia
Certification N/A


Average rating

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Oli TwoShirts

Despite being one of those Unelightened M I L L E N I A L S and having worked in several hipster London coffeeshops over the last 5 years, I still have no idea how to really identify flavours in properly roasted coffees like CoffeeReals, but by gum, I'm gonna try it today. So I've always been a sucker for Coffee Real's Ethiopian coffees since I had my cherry popped with the Lima in 2011 and it's great to see that they still keep up their great standard to this day! I brewed with a V60 and a fine grind, the Yirgacheffe Adado is sweet and robust and gives you the right creative kick to start on your next SoundCloud track that we oh so desperately hope will launch us into the dizzying world of fame and fortune because it turns out that getting a degree in Environmental Science wouldn't quite gaurentee a job at the end. Anyway, to conclude, tis a bang-up coffee still roasted to perfection that I have struggled to find in my caffine-crusades across England and I'll be back for more. Oli out.

Amazing coffee!!! Incredibly aromatic with notes of sweet earth and ripe fruits - black cherries, very syrupy with long lasting sweet taste. Very clean. Brewed as a pour over coffee on a V-60, 89-90C, medium coarse, 45sec pre-infusion.
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Our Delivery Policy

Where do we deliver?

We would deliver to Mars if we could – to reach the whole of the universe with good coffee, but it is not that simple – so for now we deliver to:

UK: Channel Islands, Isle of Man, British Forces Post Office.

Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.

How long will it take?

We do not work at weekends so the term working day means Monday to Friday. If you place an order on the weekend it will not be sent out until Monday.

All orders placed before 13:00hrs 'normally' go out the same day. We do not guarantee orders go out the same day as ordered.

Royal Mail - You can order up to 2kg (7 x 250g bags) using Royal Mail first or second class - orders over 2kg will be sent using Interlink Next Day

UK Mail Next Day  - using this service you can order up to 10kg (38 x 250g bags) will ensure your order gets to you the next working day once the order is despatched from the roastery.

If you use this service you maybe required to sign for the delivery unless you elect to take responsibility for loss if left in a safe place. You will receive an email update from UKMail with a one hour delivery window and using the consignment number you track your order.

How do we keep you updated as to the status of your order.

Once you have placed your order you will receive 2 status updates - they will be:
Order confirmation – this means we have received your order and the coffee is yet to be roasted.
Shipped confirmation – this means your order has left our roastery by your chosen method.

Do we meet our delivery deadlines?

We try our best to meet the delivery deadline quoted, but on the odd occasion a parcel can be delayed due to reasons that are out of our control.

Why don't we offer free postage?

Nothing is free in life. We know you all love free postage and sometimes we do offer it as part of a promotion, but it is our policy to charge for postage. We have considered offering free postage but the costs would have to be absorbed elsewhere by you the customer. We don’t hide our postage costs.

Missing, Damaged or Incorrect Orders

We try very hard to ensure you receive your order in pristine condition. If you do not receive all your products or in the unlikely event that a product arrives damaged, please contact us via the email address within the 'contact us' section of the website.

Please note: Royal Mail does not class an international shipment as lost or missing for 28 working days unfortunately we can not take any action until this time has passed.  During that time we recommend that you ask your local sorting office / post office if they've tried to deliver (even if they haven't left a card) and ask your neighbours if your order has been left with them.  You should also check that the delivery address you gave us is correct, this can be found on your shipping confirmation email.  If your delivery still hasn't arrived after 14 working days and you have performed the above steps then please email us.

Change of Mind, Address and Cancellations

You can cancel your purchase at any time either before or up to 7 working days* following the day you receive the goods by emailing us at the address shown in the 'contact us' section of the website.

Your product must be complete and in 'as new' condition e.g. if you have opened the postal packet to examine the product you must have done so without damaging or marking the product or packaging. It must not have been used and it must  have the heat seal still in place. It should be returned with the original postal packet and packing note you received with it.

Please note that orders that have been ground to order (e.g - not whole roasted beans) may be exempt from our usual returns policy, as these represent a customised special order item. Any 'Free Gifts' received with the product must also be returned. Coffee Real will not refund the cost of postage incurred in returning a item.

If you follow the steps above you will receive a full refund of the product price and any delivery charge paid.

We cannot cancel your purchase when:

The seal has been broken on any products, or the goods were a special order to your specification.

To qualify for a refund or exchange the product must be:

In otherwise "as new" condition; and complete with any free gifts offered with it and, if possible, the original box and packaging.
This promise does not cover faults caused by accident, neglect, misuse or normal wear and tear.

If you have a coffee subscription with us please note that if you change your address and/or product profile in your account settings after the purchase date this will not update your current order, only future orders and thus you will need to notify us by email of any changes you wish to make.

Additional Information

This wonderful coffee comes from the Haileslassie Ambaye mill/washing station located in the south-eastern Ethiopian highlands within the Gedeo Zone south of the capital Addis Ababa. The Gedeo Zone takes into consideration the growing areas of Yirgacheffe and Sidamo coffees.

The Adado Mill buys top class cherry from the surounding 600+ farmers direct and produces both top class natural processed and washed processed coffees.

Ripe cherries are delivered to the mill in Adado where they're graded, sorted, de-pulped and then fermented underwater for between 24 - 48 hours, depending on temperature and humidity.  Parchment is hand sorted in washing channels, and then placed onto raised African drying tables. The drying period lasts for around 14 days, until moisture level reaches 11%. The beans are then transported to Addis in parchment, and then milled prior to export.