Coffee Review - Yellow Bourbon by Johnson Brothers Coffee
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Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: August 2011
Origin: Northwestern El Salvador Price: $13.95/12 ounces
 

Blind Assessment: Pungent, deep-toned with raisiny, grape-like fruit and tart berry notes in aroma and cup. Quietly rich acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The sweet, raisin-like fruit dominates in a long, resonant finish.

Notes: Composed entirely of beans from the yellow-fruited strain of the heirloom Bourbon variety of Arabica, this coffee was produced by farmer Luis Alonso Araujo on a section of his farm Los Alpes called El Amarillo. Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters is a distinguished small-batch roasting company. Visit www.johnsonbrotherscoffee.com or call 608-256-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Presumably the influence of the Bourbon cultivar gives the fruit its pungent, roundly tart, raisiny richness here. Should please those who enjoy red table wines with dry, complex fruit character.

AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:9
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:59/75

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