Fair-Trade Organic New Guinea by Surf City Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • Surf City Coffee

    Aptos, California
  • Fair-Trade Organic New Guinea

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: March 2006
Origin: Okapa Valley, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Softly low-toned fruit - bananas, semi-sweet chocolate - with a twist of cedar in the aroma. In the cup sweetly earthy with a fruit that displays a hint of ferment. Together this package reads as an earthy orange or raisin with a lean toward semi-sweet chocolate. Quietly rich, slightly rough finish with a pleasingly persistent earthy chocolate character.

Notes: Certified organically grown and Fair Trade, meaning it was purchased from small-holding farmers at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. Surf City Coffee is a small-batch, primarily wholesale roaster located in the lively community around the University of California at Santa Cruz. Visit www.surfcitycoffee.com or call 831-685-8614 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy rough but refined beverages - by analogy the best grappas and the more moderate Islay whiskies, for example.


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