Organic El Salvador El Espino by Supreme Bean Coffee Roasters Review |
  • Supreme Bean Coffee Roasters

    North Hollywood, California
  • Organic El Salvador El Espino

Roast: Medium Review Date: November 2008
Origin: Central El Salvador Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A quiet, deep-finishing coffee. Rather simple aroma: nut, raisin. In the cup quietly rounded acidity, fullish body, and understated but impressive flavor: delicately complex cocoa, nut and raisin notes. Rich, clean, cocoa-toned finish with a surprising hint of flowers.

Notes: Certified organically grown. El Espino is a property located close to the El Salvador capital of San Salvador. It has been fiercely contested over the last thirty or so years among competing claims of the left, championing a cooperative of small-holding coffee farmers, environmentalists, whose principal concern is preserving green space close to the city, and the original owners, accused of development plans. The Supreme Bean is a Los Angeles-area wholesale roaster specializing in high-end roasted-to-order espresso blends and single origins. Visit or call 888-288-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who prefer quietly seductive beverages.


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