Coffee Review - Honduras by Bard Coffee
  • Bard Coffee

    Portland, Maine
  • Honduras Bertilio Reyes Portillo

Roast: Medium Review Date: January 2013
Origin: Santa Barbara, Honduras. Price: $16.20/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Syrupy mouthfeel, quietly vibrant acidity. Fir, molasses, orange zest, lush night-blooming flowers in aroma and cup. Flavor quiets and consolidates in a long, resonant finish.

Notes: This lot is comprised entirely of the Pacas variety of Arabica, a dwarf selection of the heirloom Bourbon variety. A coffee from Bertilio Portillo’s farm won the Cup of Excellence juried competition for Honduras green coffees in 2009. Bard Coffee is a coffeehouse and roasting company based in Portland, Maine, focused on distinctive single-origin coffees. Bard Coffee is co-owned by Bob Garver, founder of Wicked Joe coffee and a frequent judge at barista competitions in the United States and internationally. Visit or call 207-899-4788 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who prefer the deep and vibrant to the bright and showy.


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