La Minita Estate Tarrazu by Alpen Sierra Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Alpen Sierra Coffee

    South Lake Tahoe, California
  • La Minita Estate Tarrazu

Roast: NA Review Date: December 1999
Origin: La Minita farm, Tarrazu growing region, central Costa Rica. Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: Metaphor fails. This is a coffee that refers to nothing except what it is: a superb coffee, grand yet elegant, dry yet sweet, balanced, full-bodied, complete.

Notes: This is a coffee that refers to nothing except what it is: a superb coffee, grand yet elegant, dry yet sweet, balanced, full-bodied, complete. William McAlpin 's La Minita Tarrazu is the ground-breaking estate coffee of the late 20th century, and still the epitome of the classic American cup.

Who Should Drink It: Those who find Kenya too acidy, Yirgacheffe too flowery, Sumatra too funky. Those who admire classic simplicity, whether it be Mozart or Joe Montana.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:7
BODY:8
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
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