Brazil Cerrado by Atomic Cafe Coffee Roasters Review | CoffeeReview.com
89
  • Atomic Cafe Coffee Roasters

    Beverly, Massachusetts
  • Brazil Cerrado

Roast: Medium Review Date: May 2008
Origin: Cerrado growing region, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: Caramelly, wine-like aroma with ripe, perhaps overripe, fruit notes. Dense, heavy presence in the cup. Both Ken (89) and co-cupper Ted Stachura (89) found bittersweet chocolate notes. Ted also noted nut, pipe tobacco, hints of leather. Long, nut-toned finish.

Notes: Judging by the low-toned, densely nutty/cocoa character, this is a traditional style of Brazil coffee processed by the natural or dry method, meaning the coffee was dried with both skin and fruit still adhering to the beans. Cerrado is a newer growing region in south-central Brazil with a dry harvest season particularly suited to sun-drying natural and pulped-natural process coffees. Atomic Caf? is a coffee house on the North Shore of Massachusetts that began its elite in-house roasting program in 2005. Visit www.atomicafe.com or call 978-922-0042 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Port drinkers and those who enjoy a heavy-bodied, bittersweet cup.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:7
BODY:8
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:51/58


Coffee, more so than wine, is a continually changing product. Recent reviews, whether written by Coffee Review or readers, are most likely to reflect current versions of a given coffee.