Mystic Monk Coffee
Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: March 2011
Origin: Burundi Price: $13.99/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Sweetly and pungently complex. Grapefruit, orange, flowers, cedary chocolate in aroma through finish. Delicate, lively acidity; silky mouthfeel; flavor saturated finish.

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. Part of the Mystic Monk’s “Coffee of the Month” program, this sample is limited in availability. Mystic Monk Coffee is a small-batch roaster associated with a Carmelite monastery located in the Rocky Mountains of northern Wyoming. Roastmaster Brother Java emphasizes his artisan approach to roasting and his commitment to quality. Visit or call 877-751-6377 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Flowers and pungent, grapefruity citrus in a fine, balanced Africa coffee.


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