Sumatran Lake Tawar by Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Review |
Roast: Very-Dark Review Date: August 2009
Origin: Lake Tawar basin, Aceh Province, northern Sumatra, Indonesia Price: NA

Blind Assessment: In the aroma an intense wood smoke character with hints of cedar and a vague fruitiness. Soft and simple in the cup with sweet notes of charred wood, leather and a hint of earth. The finish is round and dry; a slight astringency diminishes and allows sweetness to prevail in the long.

Notes: This coffee is Fair-Trade certified, meaning it was purchased from small-holding farmers at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters is one of the country's leading specialty roasters, offering a particularly wide-ranging variety of origins and roast styles. Visit or call 800-223-6768 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy smoky dark roasts with pleasant sweetness.


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