Coffee Review - Burundi Mwurire from Conservatory for Coffee, Tea and Cocoa
  • Conservatory for Coffee, Tea and Cocoa

    Culver City, California
  • Burundi Mwurire

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: May 2010
Origin: Burundi Price: $13.00/pound

Blind Assessment: Muted acidity, smooth mouthfeel with a shadow dry astringency. In aroma and cup distinct dark chocolate notes and pungent complications of aromatic wood with hints of flowers and raisiny fruit. Sweet and rich in the short finish; a touch astringent in the long.

Notes: Burundi is a small, landlocked country in Central Africa. Most coffee is grown in the mountains of the north, bordering Rwanda. Benefiting from ideal growing conditions and large plantings of the heirloom Bourbon variety of Arabica, Burundi coffee has an excellent reputation, though it is better known in Europe than in the United States. Located in Southern California's Culver City, The Conservatory for Coffee, Tea, and Cocoa has been a part of its community since 1995. It offers an impressive selection of coffee, tea and spices with the motto TThe shortest distance from the roaster to your cup." Visit or call 310-558-0436 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Dark chocolate and pungent authority suggests this coffee should bloom nicely in milk.


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