Colombia Hato Viejo Cup of Excellence by Atomic Cafe Coffee Roasters Review |
  • Atomic Cafe Coffee Roasters

    Beverly, Massachusetts
  • Colombia Hato Viejo Cup of Excellence

Roast: Medium Review Date: February 2007
Origin: Narino Department, southern Colombia Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A classic cup: pure, simple, intense, refined. Sweet-toned but crisp aroma: tomato, cedar, cardamom, chocolate. Richly and sweetly acidy in the cup with the classic complex of flowers and fresh coffee fruit with rounding hints of chocolate.

Notes: A prize winner in the 2006 Colombia Second Harvest Cup of Excellence competition, where as a green (unroasted) coffee it placed eighth out of hundreds of entries, attracting a score of 88.65 from an international jury. Produced from trees of the caturra variety at an impressive elevation of approximately 6,000 feet by farmer Alvaro Flavio Ortega. Atomic Caf? is a coffee house on the North Shore of Massachusetts that began its in-house roasting program in 2005. Visit or call 978-922-0042 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: An archetypal breakfast cup.


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