Sumatra Mandheling by Timothy's World Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Timothy's World Coffee

    North York, Ontario, Canada
  • Sumatra Mandheling

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

Blind Assessment: When the cup was hot I thought I had hit the Sumatra jackpot, something close to the great Sumatras of pre-Starbucks days, when Sumatra was an exotic secret shared by a handful of professionals and enthusiasts. Rich, burgundy-like fullness, gathering under the back edges of the tongue, with just enough acidity to set off dark tickles and echoes. However, a slightly bitter and salty aftertaste gave away this coffee's weakness, which became abundantly clear as the cup cooled: just enough hardness to dampen an otherwise splendid profile.

Notes: When the cup is hot, this coffee has rich, burgundy-like fullness, with just enough acidity. However, a slightly bitter and salty aftertaste is this coffee's weakness, causing just enough hardness to dampen an otherwise splendid profile. Timothy's World Coffee is a large, quality-oriented chain founded in Canada, but with recently opened stores in East Coast U.S. cities and in London.

Who Should Drink It: People who don't mind the hangover after the dinner party.

AROMA:7
ACIDITY:7
BODY:8
FLAVOR:6
AFTERTASTE:6
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