Review of Sumatra Lintong Iskandar from Barrington Coffee Roasters
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: April 2010
Origin: Lintong growing district, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia. Price: $13.95 / 16 oz.

Blind Assessment: Roundly rich aroma dominated by intense, heady tones of fruit and aromatic wood. Silky mouthfeel, medium body and a bright-toned, though in no way sharp, acidity. In the cup a juicy impression and notes of cedar, grapefruit and sweet pipe tobacco, all persisting deeply into the long finish.

Notes: Based on the cup, this coffee appears to be a wet-hulled Sumatra. From the classic Lintongnihuta growing district in the Lake Toba region. Barrington Coffee is an artisan roaster dedicated to elite coffees, fresh delivery and roasting that foregrounds the coffee and not the roast. Visit or call 800-528-0998 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: An impressive light-roasted treatment of the classic Sumatra profile.


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