Fair Trade Organic Guatemala Maya Ixil Quiche by Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters Review | CoffeeReview.com
Roast: Light Review Date: July 2008
Origin: Quiche Department, Guatemala. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A very light roast preserves the essential meadowy sweetness and delicacy of this quiet, pure coffee. Notes of fir, honey, molasses and cherry in aroma and cup. The acidity is light-footed and sweet-toned, the mouthfeel silky. Surprisingly rich finish with a very slight woody flatness in the long.

Notes: This coffee is certified organically grown and Fair Trade, meaning it was purchased from small-holding, indigenous farmers of the Maya Ixil cooperative at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. 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: Those who enjoy the charm of new, simple white wines. Most definitely not a coffee for those who like the pungent taste of the roast.


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