Sumatra Blue Batak by Allegro Coffee Review |
  • Allegro Coffee

    Thornton, Colorado
  • Sumatra Blue Batak

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: May 2007
Origin: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Very sweet, deep, but delicate orangy fruit in the aroma. In the cup big body and syrupy mouthfeel, very sweet, with pungent grapefruit and moist earth notes. Rich, sweet short finish, slightly astringent and heavy in the long.

Notes: Blue Batak is a particularly refined version of the traditional style of fruity, earthy Sumatra coffee. Allegro Coffee, a subsidiary of Whole Foods Market, offers one of the country's largest selections of single-origin coffees. This coffee is an Allegro "Authentic Food Artisan" selection. Visit or call 800-277-1107 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A balanced, elegant variation on the Sumatra cup: Low acidity, big, smooth body, and some juicy citrus notes could make this a good choice for acidity avoiders when brewed in a paper filter.


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