Coffee Review - Papua New Guinea by Mystic Monk Coffee
Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: May 2013
Origin: Highlands of Papua New Guinea Price: $13.99/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Richly and intensely floral throughout the profile, with supporting notes of crisp roasted cacao nib, cedar and apple. Round, sweet-toned, muted acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The finish is impressive: long and deeply floral-toned.

Notes: Despite spectacularly rugged terrain that presents daunting transportation and infrastructure challenges, the high mountain valleys of central Papua New Guinea offer some of the world's most favorable terroirs for production of fine coffee. Mystic Monk Coffee is a small-batch roaster associated with a Carmelite monastery located in the Rocky Mountains of northern Wyoming. Roastmaster Brother Java emphasizes his artisan approach to roasting and his commitment to quality. Visit or call 877-751-6377 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: An unusual coffee, simultaneously sweet and floral with a crisp, underlying cocoaish aromatic wood note that gives the profile authority.


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