Coffee Review - Pedregal de Cauca Colombia by Bird Rock Coffee
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  • Bird Rock Coffee Roasters

    La Jolla, California
  • Pedregal de Cauca Colombia

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: May 2013
Origin: Cauca Department, southwestern Colombia. Price: $17.75/12 ounces
 

Blind Assessment: Subtle and surprising in its complexity. Hazelnut, minty orange, milk chocolate, and a hint of a clean, bourbon-like whisky. Balanced, sweetly tart acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Chocolate and nut in particular sustain in a long, drying but sweet finish.

Notes: Some of Colombia’s most admired coffees are produced in the southern Department of Cauca. This lot, entirely from the Caturra variety of Arabica, is a blend of coffees produced on four farms and processed using meticulous traditional practices. Based in the San Diego area, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters is a retailer and wholesaler focused on organic and socially responsible coffees; it was awarded the “2012 Roaster of the Year” title from Roast Magazine. Visit www.birdrockcoffeeroasters.com or call 858-551-1707 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Classic in structure yet subtly surprising and original in its aromatics, this coffee should please classicists and explorers alike.

AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:58/71


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