Costa Rica SHB, Central Valley Monte Crisol by Stone Cup Roasting Review |
  • Stone Cup Roasting

    Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Costa Rica SHB, Central Valley Monte Crisol

Roast: Medium Review Date: August 2005
Origin: West Central Valley growing region, Costa Rica Price: NA

Blind Assessment: In the aroma intense aromatic wood notes suggested cedar to Ken, pine to co-cupper Rodger Owen. The sweet spice and low-toned fruit notes fade in a roast-influenced, rather simple cup, balanced but limited. The sweet spice suggestions surfaced again in an admirably long, resonant finish.

Notes: Shade-grown and produced by some of the 1,350 members of the Coopepalmares Cooperative. Stone Cup Roasting is a boutique roasting company in the reviving and attractive city of Chattanooga. Visit or call 888-698-4404 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy an understated roast taste without bitterness.


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