Song Bird, Costa Rican by Thanksgiving Coffee Co. Review |
  • Thanksgiving Coffee Co.

    Fort Bragg, California
  • Song Bird, Costa Rican

Roast: NA Review Date: November 1997
Origin: Costa Rica Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A superbly balanced coffee, with a low-toned, slightly winy acidity, a touch of vanilla in the nose, and a solid, dark-roast bottom with little in the way of carbony distraction.

Notes: A shade-grown coffee which is superbly balanced, with a low-toned slightly winy acidity, a touch of vanilla in the nose and solid, dark-roast bottom. Grade: Strictly Hard Bean. The package indicates that the American Birding Association verifies this as a shade-grown coffee, supporting habitat for migrating song birds. Thanksgiving, which roasts in the darkish West Coast tradition, considers this coff

Who Should Drink It: Classicists who want some dark-roast character to go with their Costa-Rican clarity. In its self-contained balance a prototypical Costa Rica, although it lacks the ringing power of the very best Costa Ricas.


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