Colombian by Safeway Select Review |
  • Safeway Select

    Pleasanton, California
  • Colombian

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: February 2006
Origin: Colombia Price: NA

Blind Assessment: In the aroma sweetly deep-toned, slightly smoky, with suggestions of cinnamon, caramel and a round banana-like fruit. In the cup quite caramelly and sweet, gently roasty, with a slight mildewy ferment that gives the cup an earthy, cocoa-toned character. Rich, complexly cocoa-toned finish.

Notes: We purchased this Colombia sample as whole beans from a bulk bin at a Northern California Safeway supermarket. A relatively dark roast develops the caramel tones and rounds an earthy ferment toward fruity cocoa. Safeway is the supermarket giant with 1.700 stores in the U.S. and Canada. Visit or call 888-713-3929 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those Safeway shoppers who enjoy a little earthy Sumatra with their fruity Colombia.


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