Sweetness! Espresso (Fair Trade/Organic) by Barefoot Coffee Roasters Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • Barefoot Coffee Roasters

    Santa Clara, California
  • Sweetness! Espresso (Fair Trade/Organic)

Roast: Medium Review Date: May 2006
Origin: Ethiopia, Mexico Price: NA

Blind Assessment: In the aroma distinct semi-sweet chocolate notes and cherryish or raisiny fruit with a lush twist of ferment. Crisp cedar and toast notes complicate the cherry-toned chocolate in the small cup. The fruity chocolate persists in the splendid short finish, though a shadow astringency barely implied in the cup eventually dominates in the long. In milk a slightly lean body is more than made up for by crisp toasted rice notes and a voluptuous, milk-softened version of the fruity-fermented chocolate.

Notes: The components of this blend are organically grown and certified Fair Trade, meaning they were purchased from small-holding farmers at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. Barefoot Coffee Roasters is an award-winning and widely recognized small-batch roasting company who describes itself as "a happy little cafe and roastery in the heart of Silicon Valley." Visit www.barefootcoffeeroasters.com for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Social and environmental progressives with brandy-and-dessert inclinations.


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