Coffee Review - El Salvador Bourbon Finca Los Alpes La Punta by Johnson Brothers
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: December 2010
Origin: Northwestern El Salvador Price: $11.95/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Lively and complex in aroma and cup, with layers of sweet lemon, stone fruit, flowers, and a hint of cocoa. Although the flavors simplify somewhat in the finish, a pronounced chocolate-toned sweetness lingers deeply.

Notes: Made up entirely of beans from the heirloom Bourbon variety of Arabica, this coffee was produced by farmer Luis Alonso Araujo on a section of his farm Los Alpes called La Punta. Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters is a distinguished small-batch roasting company. Visit or call 608-256-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Refreshingly lively fruit- and floral-toned cup.


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