Organic Flores Coffee by Joe Van Gogh Review |
  • Joe Van Gogh

    Hillsborough, North Carolina
  • Organic Flores Bajawa Ngura

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: February 2010
Origin: Island of Flores, Indonesia. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A quietly distinctive, rather delicate coffee. Low-toned aroma with crisp nut notes and hints of flowers and apricotish fruit. In the cup soft acidity, light but silky mouthfeel, ripe lemon and continued nut, apricot and floral hints. Simple, sweet finish.

Notes: Certified organically grown. Flores is an island in Indonesia, part of a chain of islands that extends east of Java and Bali. With a recent focus on quality and assistance from international aid groups, Flores is beginning to create a name for itself in specialty coffee circles. Joe Van Gogh is coffee roasting company with a focus on certified organic coffees. In addition its internet retail, the roaster runs three coffeehouses in Durham and Chapel Hill. Visit or call 919-644-0111 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A lightly delicate version of the Indonesia profile.


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