COE Guatemala Lot #2 San Jose Ocana by Great Plains Coffee Roasting Review |
  • Great Plains Coffee Roasting

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • COE Guatemala Lot #2 San Jose Ocana

Roast: Medium Review Date: October 2007
Origin: Sacatepequez region, Guatemala Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Quiet, shifting complexity in the aroma: orange, cedar, a hint of cinnamon. In the cup lucid, balanced, delicate: gentle acidity, silky mouthfeel, butter and continued orange notes; the cedar/cinnamon hints lean toward chocolate. Hints of flowers in the long, impressively flavor-saturated finish.

Notes: A prize winner in the 2007 Guatemala Cup of Excellence ( competition, where as a green (unroasted) coffee it placed second out of hundreds of entries, attracting a score of 91.5 from an international jury. "Think Globally, Roast Locally" is the motto of Great Plains Coffee Roasting, a small-batch artisan roasting company serving the Sioux Falls community. Visit or call 800-456-2785 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: The perfectly poised roast, just on the cusp between medium and medium-dark, rounds and enriches the aromatics of this delicate coffee without suppressing them.


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