Review of Sumatra Sidikalang from Java Blend Coffee Roasters
  • Java Blend Coffee Roasters

    Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Sumatra Sidikalang

Roast: Medium Review Date: April 2010
Origin: Sidikalang growing district, northern Sumatra, Indonesia. Price: CAD $11.50 / 16 oz.

Blind Assessment: Round if somewhat subdued fruit- and aromatic-wood-toned aroma with a hint of orange-toned chocolate. A smooth cup: silky mouthfeel, crisp acidity and continued soft notes of aromatic wood, citrus and nut. Flavors simplify in the quietly rich finish.

Notes: Sidikalang is a growing district in the classic Lake Toba region. Java Blend Coffee Roasters is a small batch roasting company owned and operated by the same family since 1938. It custom-roasts and delivers coffee within two days of ordering throughout most of the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Visit or call 877-596-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A gently satisfying cup, Sumatra character without distracting drama.


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