Coffee Review - Guatemala Quiche by Johnson Brothers Coffee
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: October 2011
Origin: Quiche Department, Guatemala. Price: $12.95/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Low-toned, with pungent earthy and cedary notes supporting tart citrus and strawberry. Rich acidity; syrupy but lively mouthfeel. Sweet-toned and deep in the finish.

Notes: This coffee is certified organically grown and Fair-Trade certified, meaning it was purchased from small-holding farmers at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. Grown and processed by the Chajulense cooperative, a group of 1,800 indigenous farmers in Guatemala's Quiché Department. Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters is a distinguished small-batch roasting company. Visit or call 608-256-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Lovers of red table wines that pleasingly balance fruit and oak.


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