100% Ka'u Classic by Rusty's Hawaiian Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • Rusty's Hawaiian Coffee

    Pahala, Hawaii
  • 100% Ka'u Classic

Roast: Light Review Date: March 2010
Origin: Ka'u growing district, southwestern corner of the "Big Island" of Hawaii. Price: $30 / 16 oz.

Blind Assessment: Very sweet, complex coffee. In the aroma molasses, milk chocolate, aromatic wood, sweet tomato. In the cup rich acidity, lightly syrupy mouthfeel, almost sugary sweetness, with continued notes of molasses, chocolate, and a richly tart tomato. Clean, long finish.

Notes: Ka'u is a newly emerging Hawaii coffee growing district centered thirty miles or so south of the famous Kona region. Ka'u farmer Lorie Obra meticulously picks, processes and roasts her coffees using traditional methods and artisan attention. Visit www.rustyshawaiian.com or call 808-928-8916 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A fine and subtly distinctive coffee, acidy yet richly sweet.


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