Arabian Mocha Java by Equator Estate Coffees Review |
  • Equator Estate Coffees & Teas

    San Rafael, California
  • Arabian Mocha Java

Roast: Medium Review Date: January 2010
Origin: Central Yemen; eastern Java, Indonesia. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Sweet, round-toned aroma with distinct cherryish fruit and aromatic wood notes. Intense and complex in the cup; the cherry tones deepen and sweeten to dessert-wine complexity with complicating suggestions of dark chocolate, herb and flowers. The chocolate carries into a long, dry finish with continued hints of wood and Mediterranean herbs.

Notes: This version of the ancient Mocha-Java blend is a traditional one, combining a genuine Java from the government estates of East Java with a "natural" or dried-in-the-fruit Yemen. Founded in 1995, Equator Estate Coffees & Teas is a women-owned wholesale coffee roasting company with web based retail. Equator focuses on sustainability in coffee sourcing and business practices. Visit or call 800-809-7687 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A fine traditional version of the Mocha-Java blend: deep, complex, surprising.


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