Madagascar Blend by Indigenous Coffees Review |
  • Indigenous Coffees

    Santa Barbara, California
  • Madagascar Blend

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: September 2006
Origin: Coffee component from the Yirgacheffe growing region, southern Ethiopia. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: (Pre-ground blend of coffee, dry honey and vanilla) Oddly muted aroma dominated by notes that read as a dry, caroby chocolate. Very sweet, sugary, cup with a limiting, drying astringency. The same combination of intense sweetness and heavy astringency marks the finish.

Notes: The coffee and the dry honey components of this blend are certified organically grown. The natural vanilla component is conventionally produced. Indigenous Coffees offers a selection of single-origin coffees blended with spices (actual spices, not extracts) that often reference traditional beverage concepts or ideas. Visit or call 805-451-6068 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Perhaps the dry honey accounts for the combination of candy-like sweetness and distracting astringency that together seem to dominate both the vanilla and the coffee components of this blend.


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