Coffee Review - Mocha Java from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
  • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

    Los Angeles, California
  • Mocha Java Blend

Roast: Medium Review Date: May 2010
Origin: Yirgacheffe region, southern Ethiopia; eastern Java. Price: $12.95/16 oz.

Blind Assessment: Complex, rich, deep. Flowers, lemon and a crisp baker's chocolate dominate aroma and cup and saturate a long, resonant finish. Delicately rich acidity, silky mouthfeel.

Notes: This version of the ancient Mocha-Java blend combines a genuine Java from the government estates of East Java with a delicate wet-processed Yirgacheffe from Ethiopia. Established in 1963, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is a large Los Angeles-based roaster and retailer with over 700 locations in twenty countries. Visit or call 800-832-5323 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: The aromatic intensity of a fine wet-processed Ethiopia with a bonus richness and depth supplied by the Java.


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