Brazil Cerrado Dark Roast by Iron Brew Coffee Review |
  • Iron Brew Coffee

    Blythewood, South Carolina
  • Brazil Cerrado Dark Roast

Roast: Very-Dark Review Date: April 2005
Origin: Cerrado growing region, Minas Gerais State, Brazil Price: NA

Blind Assessment: The structure and aromatics are dominated by the impact of an aggressively dark roast. Roasty and neutral in the aroma with subdued charred cedar tones and rather remote suggestions of fruit and nut. When hot the cup is burned and rather soapy, with perhaps some spice and cedar-toned chocolate. As it cools, however, the soapy tones recede and the chocolate intensifies, turns distinctly semi-sweet.

Notes: Iron Brew Coffee, a small-batch wholesale/retail roaster in South Carolina, roasts only Brazil coffee directly imported from farmers in the Cerrado region, a newer growing region distinguished by its dry, sunny fruiting and harvest season. Visit or call 888-448-1441 for more info.

Who Should Drink It: Those who want to imagine Brazil while they are drinking a decent ultra-dark roast.


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