Sumatra Mandheling by Alpen Sierra Coffee Roasters Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Alpen Sierra Coffee Roasters

    Lake Tahoe, California
  • Sumatra Mandheling

Roast: NA Review Date: February 1999
Origin: Sumatra Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: Distinctive but limited. The strength of the cup is a powerfully smoky, carbony center with pleasing hints of dry chocolate. Little sweetness or range, however, making it a bit of a Johnny-one-note (though it's a rather exotic note).

Notes: Distinctive, but limited. Its strength is a powerfully smoky, carbony center with hints of dry chocolate. Little sweetness or range, however. Alpen Sierra is a small artisan roaster and retailer founded in 1991 in Lake Tahoe.

Who Should Drink It: A good choice for those who prefer Conrad to Proust.

AROMA:7
ACIDITY:5
BODY:6
FLAVOR:6
AFTERTASTE:4
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