Honduras La Tortuga by Intelligentsia Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • Intelligentsia Coffee

    Chicago, Illinois
  • Direct Trade La Tortuga Honduras

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: August 2013
Origin: Mogola, La Paz Department, Honduras Price: $22.00/16 ounces

Blind Assessment: Crisply sweet, balanced, subtle. Honey, plum, hints of vanilla and roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Soft acidity; plush mouthfeel. Flavor carries impressively into a long, sweet, rich finish.

Notes: Produced at an elevation of around 5,000 feet from trees of the Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai and Typica varieties of Arabica. This coffee continues a nine-year relationship between Intelligentsia Coffee and Honduras farmer Don Fabio Caballero. This sample was roasted at Intelligentsia’s Los Angeles facility. With operations in the Chicago and Los Angeles areas, Intelligentsia is a distinguished specialty roaster and a leader in sourcing and roasting small, exceptional lots of coffee like this one. Visit www.intelligentsiacoffee.com or call 888-945-9786 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy quiet subtlety, soft acidity, and a graceful finish in a classic Central America cup.


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