Espresso Review - Minor Espresso by Floating Cloud
  • Floating Cloud Castle's Madwu Cafe

    Nantou City, Taiwan
  • Minor Espresso

Roast: Medium Review Date: June 2012
Origin: Not disclosed. Price: NT $650/16 ounces

Blind Assessment: Evaluated as espresso. Round, balanced, chocolaty. Dark chocolate, gently pungent cedar, plum-like fruit in aroma and small cup. Full, lightly syrupy mouthfeel; clean, cedar-toned finish. The plum-toned dark chocolate and fresh cedar retain their pleasing balance in two parts milk.

Notes: Minor (from music; minor key, suggesting subtlety) is micro-roaster Madwu Café’s signature espresso blend, designed to achieve a “smooth and mild flavor so that more people [will] easier accept espresso drinking” according to roaster Cai-Fong Chang. Email for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Smooth and mild flavor as advertised; also depth and balanced richness.


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