Hawaiian Blend by Surf City Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Surf City Coffee

    Aptos, California
  • Hawaiian Blend

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: April 2006
Origin: 20% Kona; other blend components not disclosed. Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: A pungent, sweetly tart, tight-knit complexity - cedar, orange, semi-sweet chocolate - runs through the profile from aroma through the long, rich finish. Magisterial and consistent when hot; stiffens and simplifies just slightly as the cup cools.

Notes: 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: Not particularly Kona-like, but a fine breakfast cup, richly acidy and complex.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:7
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:51/72


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