Big Truck Espresso by Olympia Coffee Roasting Review |
  • Olympia Coffee Roasting

    Olympia, Washington
  • Big Truck Espresso

Roast: Medium Review Date: May 2009
Origin: Not disclosed. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: "Exciting" espresso for co-taster Byron Holcomb (91) with a shifty, hard-to-read complexity in aroma and small cup. "Fruit, chocolate, salty/sweet" for Byron, "butter, nut, cedar, earth" for Ken (90). Medium-bodied, with a long, rich, though slightly astringent finish. But comes into its own in four parts milk, where the ambiguity smoothes, fattens and becomes all good: in Byron's reading, "milk cocoa with lots of spice notes: ginger, herb, allspice, clove."

Notes: All of the coffees making up this blend are certified organically grown. Olympia Coffee Roasting is a small-batch wholesale and one-location-retail roasting company with a youthful, no-nonsense style and a commitment to high quality organic coffees. Visit or call 360-753-0066 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A rugged rig that performs particularly well in milk.


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