Costa Rica Organic by A&E Custom Coffee Roastery Review |
  • A&E Custom Coffee Roastery

    Amherst, New Hampshire
  • Costa Rica Organic

Roast: Medium Review Date: August 2005
Origin: La Amistad growing region, southeastern Costa Rica Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Round, rich, rather simple coffee, with spicy (co-cupper Rodger Owen) and gingery (Ken) notes in the aroma. In the cup a soft, sweet acidity and buttery mouthfeel with a low-toned fruit that to Ken suggested prune and semi-sweet chocolate.

Notes: Apparently this certified organically grown coffee originates in the La Amistad growing region near the southeastern Costa Rican border with Panama, close to La Amistad International Park, a nature preserve and park that extends on both sides of the border. A&E Custom Coffee Roastery's succinct but comprehensive mission statement reads: "To provide each customer with personalized service and the freshest coffee possible in a business that promotes environmental stewardship and economic fairness to growers." Visit or call 603-578-3338 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who both care about the environment and have trouble deciding between ginger bread and brownies.


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