El Salvador Santa Rita Natural by Uncle Beanz Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • Uncle Beanz

    Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • El Salvador Santa Rita Natural

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: November 2008
Origin: Ahuachapan Department, El Salvador. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Deep, sweet-toned aroma, rich with distinct dark chocolate and hints of orange and cedar. In the cup smooth, well-integrated acidity, medium body, supple mouthfeel, and a sweet, restrained fruit ferment note that reads as dark chocolate, cedar, ripe orange. Clean, deep, long finish.

Notes: This coffee is Rainforest Alliance certified, meaning it was produced following sustainable ecological and socio-economic criteria developed by the Sustainable Agricultural Network, a coalition of independent, environment-focused non-governmental organizations. A dry-processed or "natural" coffee, meaning the beans are dried inside the fruit rather than after the fruit is removed, as is the case with wet-processed or "washed" coffees. Uncle Beanz is a small-batch roaster whose motto is "Turn the routine into an everyday indulgence." Visit www.unclebeanz.com or call 877-992-3269 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy the voluptuous, chocolaty, slightly fermented notes of a coffee picked ripe and dried directly in the fruit.

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