Sumatra by Starbucks Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Starbucks Coffee

    West Hollywood, California
  • Sumatra

Roast: NA Review Date: February 1999
Origin: Sumatra Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: Under the taste of the darkish roast style earthy, but not a sweet or inviting earth. A bit hard (no pun), without depth, bounce or resonance. A tobaccoey, salty tickle in the finish.

Notes: Under the taste of the darkish roast, this coffee's style is earthy, hard, without depth, bounce or resonance. A tobaccoey, salty tickle in the finish. The original Starbucks coffee guru was Alfred Peet, who spent some years in Indonesia before coming to the U.S. to pioneer the slow, dark, pungent roast style that spawned Starbucks and hundreds of imitators since. Back in the days when Alfred ran his na

Who Should Drink It: Hard to say. There are both better earthy Sumatras and better smoky, pungent Sumatras in this cupping.

AROMA:7
ACIDITY:4
BODY:7
FLAVOR:5
AFTERTASTE:5
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