Guatemala El Injerto by Terroir Coffee Review |
  • Terroir Coffee

    Acton, Massachusetts
  • Guatemala El Injerto

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: March 2008
Origin: Huehuetenango growing region, Guatemala. Price: $8.45/12oz

Blind Assessment: Crisp but juicy in the aroma, with butter, honey, flower and marmalade-like orange notes. In the cup smoothly and gently acidy, delicate in mouthfeel, with a continued tart, marmalade-like, orangy sweetness complicated by cocoa, cedar, and continued flower and honey notes. Oranges and flowers carry into a cleanly sweet finish.

Notes: Huehuetenango is one of the most admired growing regions in Guatemala. This particular Huehuetenango is produced purely from trees of the traditional Bourbon variety of the arabica species. Terroir is a microroaster selling only elite single-origin coffees, no blends. It specializes in medium roast styles designed to foreground the character of the green coffee. Terroir is the creation of George Howell, one of the world's leading coffee visionaries. Visit or call 866-444-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Lovers of delicate elegance in beverages.


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