Coffee Review - Decaf Colombia from Equator Estates Coffee
  • Equator Estate Coffees & Teas

    San Rafael, California
  • Decaf Colombia

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: July 2010
Origin: Huila Department, southern Colombia. Price: $14.95/16 oz.

Blind Assessment: Sweet, rich, almost fermenty fruit character. In the aroma dark chocolate, molasses, raisin and a hint of fresh-cut fir. In the cup backgrounded acidity, syrupy mouthfeel, continued raisiny chocolate and pungent fir notes. Simplifies as the cup cools.

Notes: Decaffeinated using ethyl acetate, a solvent derived from fruit or (with this coffee) sugar cane. The relatively benign nature of this solvent accounts for the term "Natural Processed" on the packaging. Founded in 1995, Equator Estate Coffees & Teas is a women-owned wholesale coffee roasting company with web based retail. Equator focuses on sustainability in coffee sourcing and business practices. Visit or call 800-809-7687 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Impressively deep, rich, chocolaty decaf, particularly when hot.


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