Kona Fancy by Surf City Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • Surf City Coffee

    Aptos, California
  • Kona Fancy

Roast: Medium Review Date: April 2006
Origin: Kona growing district, "Big Island" of Hawaii. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A contradictory coffee, with sweetly buoyant flowering grass and vanilla notes shimmering above a pungent heaviness in both aroma and cup. The pungent notes hint at semi-sweet chocolate in the aroma but turn rather bitter in the cup, compromising the continuing agreeable floral character.

Notes: Fancy is the second-highest grade of Kona coffee (Extra Fancy is the highest), with the discrimination based mainly on bean size. 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: Coffee schizophrenics?


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