Kona Peaberry Medium Roast by Bay View Farm Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • Bay View Farm

    Honaunau, Hawaii
  • Kona Peaberry Medium Roast

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: April 2006
Origin: South Kona growing district, "Big Island" of Hawaii Price: $16.95/8oz

Blind Assessment: Roundly delicate aroma: chocolate and caramel notes with suggestions of flowers and ripe tomato. In the cup silky mouthfeel and a classic profile: tart fruitiness enveloped in a giddy sweetness that harbors continued hints of chocolate and flowers. Clean, sweet - almost sugary - finish.

Notes: Peaberries result when the coffee fruit develops only a single, oval bean rather than the usual pair of flat-sided beans. Peaberries produce a somewhat different (often better) cup than normal beans from the same crop, from which they may or may not be separated during grading. Bayview Farm is one of Kona's leading coffee mills. It roasts the two highest grades of its production, Peaberry and Extra Fancy, at the mill and retails them at its visitor center and online. Visit www.bayviewfarmcoffees.com or call 800-662-5880 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Aficionado purists in pursuit of a classic Kona cup. To put anything into this coffee except your mouth would be a sacrilege.


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