Espresso Review - Thai Espresso Blend by Bluekoff
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  • Bluekoff Company

    Bangkok, Thailand
  • Bluekoff Single Origin Thai Espresso Blend (A4+A5)

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: February 2013
Origin: Chiang Rai, northern Thailand. Price: THB $250/250 grams
 

Blind Assessment: Evaluated as espresso. Sweet-toned aroma: Banana, crème de menthe, dark chocolate, ripe plum. In the small cup creamy mouthfeel with rich depth and balance; the chocolate turns caramelly and the fruit richer and sweeter, complicated by a hint of anise. Flavor persists in a resonant finish. Excellent flavor in two parts milk: dark chocolate, plum, mint.

Notes: The A in this blends name refers to the grade of the coffee purchased, and the 4 and 5 reference two different roast profiles blended together. Bluekoff is a Thai company involved in all aspects of coffee, from milling and roasting to coffee wholesale and retail and related equipment and training services. Visit www.bluekoff.com or call +66-84-344-8887 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Impressive straight-shot espresso, with buttery body and sweet depth, but perhaps at its best in short milk, where it retains its richness and individuality.

AROMA:9
BODY:9
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
WITH MILK:9
AGTRON:43/55


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