Honduras Cup of Excellence Lot #17
  • Bard Coffee

    Portland, Maine
  • Honduras Cup of Excellence Lot #17

Roast: Medium Review Date: March 2011
Origin: El Paraiso Department, Honduras. Price: $19.25/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Soft notes of fruit in the aroma deepen in the delicate, crisply balanced cup, suggesting sweet orange and a lemon-toned cocoa. Silky mouthfeel. Gentle, sweet-toned acidity. A fruit-edged sweetness carries into the finish.

Notes: A prize winner in the 2010 Honduras Cup of Excellence (www.cupofexcellence.org) competition, where as a green (unroasted) coffee it placed seventeenth out of hundreds of entries, attracting a score of 85.25 from an international jury. Bard Coffee is a coffeehouse and roasting company based in Portland, Maine that is focused on distinctive single origin coffees. Bard Coffee is co-owned by Bob Garver, who judges at barista competitions in the United States and internationally. Visit www.bardcoffee.com or call 207-899-4788 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Balance, delicacy and notes of lemon and cocoa in an award-winning coffee.


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