Sumatra Aceh by Barrington Coffee |
Roast: Light Review Date: November 2009
Origin: Aceh Province, northern Sumatra, Indonesia. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Fruit and aromatic wood in the aroma, complicated by a hint of cocoa. Bright yet balanced in the cup with a lightly syrupy body, a distinct flavor note suggesting fresh-cut fir, a hint of grapefruit and a musty note that reads convincingly as fresh earth. Long, dry, slightly tight finish.

Notes: Grown by members of the Gayoland Cooperative, this coffee is certified organically grown and Fair Trade certified, meaning it was purchased from small-holding farmers at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. Barrington Coffee is an artisan roaster dedicated to elite coffees, fresh delivery and roasting that foregrounds the coffee and not the roast. Visit or call 800-528-0998 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A light-roasted treatment of the classic Sumatra profile.


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