Coffee Review - El Salvador Pacamara Finca Los Alpes Mundani
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: July 2010
Origin: Northwestern El Salvador Price: $11.95/12 oz.

Blind Assessment: Intense aroma: caramel, nut, molasses. In the cup bright-toned acidity and lightly syrupy mouthfeel, with a lemon note that enlivens continued complications of caramel, nut, and molasses that hints at dark chocolate. The molasses and nut in particular carry into a rich, dry finish.

Notes: Farmer Luis Alonso Araujo produced this coffee from trees of the much-admired, bold-beaned Pacamara variety on the Mundani section of his farm Los Alpes. The Pacamara variety, a cross between the giant-beaned Maragogipe and Pacas, a selection of the heirloom Bourbon, has proven to produce exceptional coffee on many El Salvador farms. Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters is a distinguished small-batch roasting company. Visit or call 608-256-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A lighter-roasted coffee with a lively balance between lemony tartness and a molasses sweetness.


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