Mocha Java by La Vida Java Coffee Review |
  • La Vida Java Coffee & Micro-Roastery

    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Mocha Java

Roast: Very-Dark Review Date: January 2010
Origin: Sidamo region, southern Ethiopia; Mandheling region, northern Sumatra. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Rich, sweetly roast-dominated aroma and flavor. The charred aromatic wood character is softened by caramel, raisin and soft earth notes. The roast character carries into the finish, with a continued caramel sweetness that rounds and enriches a slight astringency.

Notes: This very dark-roasted version of the ancient Mocha-Java blend combines a traditional style Sumatra in place of the Java and replaces the Yemen Mocha with a very similar "natural" or dried-in-the-fruit coffee from the Sidamo region of Ethiopia. La Vida Java is a Louisville based coffeehouse with the motto, "Live life, have fun, drink coffee." Visit or call 502-412-9393 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy dark roast coffees that display subtlety and sweetness.


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