Espresso Review - Peruvian Cafe Feminino by Just Love Coffee
  • Just Love Coffee Roasters

    Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Peruvian Cafe Feminino Cacanor Coop

Roast: Medium Review Date: May 2013
Origin: Lambayeque region, Peru Price: $15.95/13 ounces

Blind Assessment: Evaluated as espresso. This delicate, gently bright espresso attracted gently expressed support from both Ken (91) and his co-taster (90). Crisp, hazelnut-toned aroma; light but lively, effervescent mouthfeel. Ripe lemon and caramel in flavor and finish, where the co-taster also found a tickle of sweet black pepper. Maintained presence nicely in three parts milk, where the co-taster found it “immensely sweet and clean with lemon character.”

Notes: Five percent of sales of all Just Love coffees go to Waterstep, a non-profit dedicated to bringing clean, safe drinking water to people in developing nations. Additionally, twenty-eight cents per bag of Cafe Femenino goes to Thistle Farms/Magdalene House, a women's crisis center. This coffee is also Fair Trade certified, meaning it was purchased from small-holding farmers at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. Café Femenino is an organization that supports women farmers and their families in coffee growing communities. Just Love Coffee Roasters is a small-batch roaster located in Murfreesboro Tennessee; its mission is to develop the unique qualities inherent in each coffee bean and to be equally passionate about helping those in need. Visit or call 866-894-9463 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A balanced, delicate espresso with good presence in milk and comprehensive feel-good credentials.


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