Archive for February, 1999

New Crop Sumatra Coffees

New Crop Sumatra Coffees

Back in 1975, when I wrote my first book on coffee, Sumatras were a revelation: long, tawny-colored beans with a wonderful deep-toned, bass-tickling richness. The cup was heavy, but alive with fruit and smoke. The bags came marked with sonorous names like Mandheling and Lintong. It was easy to project Conradian into those names and […]

By February 1, 1999 |Reviews Tasting Report