Coffee Review - Colombia Progreso by Coava Coffee
  • Coava Coffee Roasters

    Portland, Oregon
  • Colombia Progreso

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: April 2011
Origin: Huila Department, Colombia Price: $13.00/250 grams (8.8 oz.)

Blind Assessment: Crisply balanced with a shifting, tight-knit complexity. Flowers, nut, fir, and a dark chocolaty fruit in aroma and cup. The flowers and chocolate carry long into the finish. Gentle acidity, silkily smooth mouthfeel.

Notes: Huila is probably the most admired of Colombia coffee growing regions; this small lot was grown by farmer Julio Medina and is made up of the Caturra variety of Arabica. Coava is a Portland based coffee roaster that aims to provide quality coffee and the knowledge needed to properly brew that coffee. Visit or call 503-894-8134 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A classic Latin American coffee that should please those who avoid intense acidity but enjoy balanced, quiet complexity.


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