Panama Los Lajones by Temple Coffee Review |
Roast: Medium Review Date: October 2013
Origin: Eastern slopes of Volcan Baru, western Panama. Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Rich, intoxicating. Strawberry-like fruit, bourbon whisky, fudgy chocolate in aroma and cup. Juicy acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Chocolate carries into a clean, gently drying finish.

Notes: Certified organically grown on the admirably sustainable Los Lajones farm. From trees of the Caturra and Yellow Catuai varieties of Arabica and processed by the dry or "natural" method, meaning the beans were dried inside the fruit rather than after the fruit has been removed, as is the case with wet-processed or "washed" coffees. Temple Coffee is a quality-focused retail and wholesale specialty roaster active in Sacramento, California since 2005. Committed to sourcing, roasting and brewing the finest coffees, Temple features coffee from distinguished single estates and cooperatives around the world. Visit or call 916-454-1282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Crisp, exhilarating dried-in-the-fruit profile, with the sweet ferment suggestions refined and subtle.


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