Estate Reserve Typica by Kauai Coffee Company Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Kauai Coffee Company

    Eleele, Kauai, Hawaii
  • Estate Reserve Typica

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: December 1998
Origin: Hawaii Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: A very comfortable, low-key cup. The dark-roast pungency is pronounced but easy-going. Just enough richness to satisfy. Not much nuance but some sweet echoes.

Notes: A very comfortable, low-key cup. The dark-roast pungency is pronounced by easy-going. Just enough richness to satisfy. Not much nuance but some sweet echoes. Most coffee produced on the vast Kauai Estate comes from trees of the relatively undistinguished yellow catuai, a hybrid variety of coffea arabica. This particular selection is from trees of the more traditional (and admired) variety called typica or Gua

Who Should Drink It: The holiday factor:This coffee's dignified, wine-look bag and origin on one of the world's most beautiful islands should provoke attention at gift-opening time. The coffee inside, while hardly distinguished, won't get thrown away.

AROMA:7
ACIDITY:4
BODY:7
FLAVOR:6
AFTERTASTE:5
AGTRON:38/45


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