Espresso Review - Espresso Guatemala Los Olivos by Coffea
  • Coffea Roasterie

    Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Coffea Espresso Guatemala Los Olivos

Roast: Medium Review Date: January 2013
Origin: Hoja Blanca growing region, Huehuetenango Department, Guatemala. Price: $15.75/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Evaluated as espresso. In the small cup, richly and roundly bright without sharpness. Orange, apricot, dark chocolate, hints of fir and night-blooming flowers. Body is medium in weight but impressively velvety in texture. Flavor carries nicely into a sweet finish. In two parts milk delicately and briskly chocolaty with backgrounded hints of fir and fruit.

Notes: A small lot from the prize-winning Finca Villaure produced from trees of the Caturra and heirloom Bourbon varieties, roasted for espresso brewing. Coffea Roasterie is a South Dakota-based wholesale and retail roaster, offering a small but refined selection of mostly single-origin coffees. Visit or call 605-362-9955 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy a roundly bright straight shot with very smooth mouthfeel. Dry and refreshingly brisk in short milk.


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