Espresso Review - Rwanda Espresso by Johnson Brothers Coffee
Roast: Medium Review Date: July 2012
Origin: Rwanda Price: $12.99/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Rich, round and deep. Baker’s chocolate, honey, and an apricot-like fruit in aroma and small cup. Full, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish is drying but sweet, with a persistent chocolate. Three parts milk nicely plumps up the chocolate and encourages a floral nuance in the honey note.

Notes: Rwanda's impressive potential as fine coffee producer has come to fruition over the last several years owing to the industry of its growers, generous support from international aid agencies and the commitment of North American specialty coffee roasters. Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters is a distinguished small-batch roasting company. Visit or call 608-256-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A remarkably versatile single-origin espresso. Complex, round and sweetly crisp as a straight shot; rounds beautifully in milk. Should be authoritative enough to maintain presence in tall milk.


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