Honduras El Filo Cup of Excellence by Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters Review | CoffeeReview.com
Roast: Medium Review Date: October 2007
Origin: Honduras Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Straightforward, lucid, classic. Very sweet-toned aroma with fresh coffee fruit (tart cherry) and honey notes, hints of cedar and lemon. In the cup the honeyish sweetness envelops an intense though not sharp acidity. Continued coffee fruit notes with a lemony lean. Richly tart finish.

Notes: A prize winner in the 2007 Honduras Cup of Excellence competition, where as a green (unroasted) coffee it placed fourth out of hundreds of entries, attracting a score of 91.28 from an international jury. Farmer Miguel Moreno Leiva produced this classic coffee on a tiny farm of 3.5 hectares using traditional methods in the Santa Barbara region. Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters is a distinguished small-batch roasting company. Visit www.johnsonbrotherscoffee.com or call 608-256-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Nostalgics and revivalists. A brightly sweet, old-fashioned American breakfast cup, simple but complete.


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