Coffee Review - Golden Mandheling by Jason C Yang
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  • Jason C Yang Beverage Expert Enterprise

    Taipei, Taiwan
  • Golden Mandheling

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: June 2013
Origin: Mandheling growing region, northern Sumatra, Indonesia. Price: NT $800/16 ounces
 

Blind Assessment: Crisply sweet; unusual aromatics: honey, star fruit, candied pecan, orange zest, a hint of pink peppercorn in aroma and cup. Brightly expansive acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Sweetly peppery, zesty finish.

Notes: Mandheling is a term variously used to describe a growing region surrounding Lake Toba in North Sumatra Province and a traditional type of wet-hulled coffee associated with that region. Beverage Enterprise is a Taipei-based roaster with thirty-seven years of experience in roasting and importing high-quality green coffees into Taiwan and China. Email: yangmba@hotmail.com.Call +886-936886623 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: The Sumatra wet-hulled profile takes on a sweet yet zesty, peppery character in this fine lighter-roasted variation on the style.

AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:58/78


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