Romance by Paradise by Paradise Roasters Review |
Roast: Medium Review Date: February 2009
Origin: Yemen; undisclosed. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Sweet fruit-punch aroma with notes of butter, flowers, wine and cedar. Lush fruit-toned acidity, silky body and complex flavors of guava nectar, honey, vanilla, berries and cherry-like chocolate. Fruit-saturated finish, with flavor hints outlasting a very slight astringency.

Notes: Available in a 12-ounce valve bag at $9.95. This blend is a variation on the classic Mocha-Java, the world's earliest blend, with an emphasis on dry-processed coffee from Yemen. Dry-processed or "natural" coffees are dried with the beans inside the fruit rather than after the fruit is removed, as is the case with wet-processed or "washed" coffees. Paradise Roasters prides itself on roasting and shipping coffee only after orders are placed. Its metaphoric mission is to bring some paradisiacal warmth from the coffee-growing south to the cool environs of Minnesota. Visit or call 763-433-0626 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Stylish adventurers who enjoy a powerfully but elegantly fruit-toned coffee.


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