Monsooned Malabar by Armeno Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Armeno Coffee

    Northborough, Massachusetts
  • Monsooned Malabar

Roast: Medium Review Date: July 1998
Origin: India Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: Pungent chocolate in the nose. Slightly sharp in the cup, with distinct tobacco notes and a hint of dry chocolate. Solid body but little resonance.

Notes: Monsooned Malabar is a dry-processed coffee that has been exposed to wet monsoon winds (not rain) in open-sided pavilion warehouses. Pungent chocolate in the nose. Slightly sharp in the cup, with distinct tobacco notes and a hint of dry chocolate. Monsooned Malabar is a dry-processed coffee that has been systematically exposed to wet monsoon winds (not rain) in open-sided pavilion warehouses before shipping. Armeno Coffee Roasters, founded in 1993 in Northborough, Massachusetts, has rapidly estab

Who Should Drink It: Monsooning is a tradition that began as a way of mimicking the way coffee beans changed in taste as they sweated in the holds of wooden sailing ships during the long voyage from India to Europe. Brew this coffee strong and run some late-18th-century-London-drawing-room-captain-of-global-trade fantasy as you sip it with a cigar.

AROMA:6
ACIDITY:5
BODY:7
FLAVOR:5
AFTERTASTE:5
AGTRON:53/60


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