Guatemala Antigua by Starbucks Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Starbucks Coffee

    Seattle, Washington
  • Guatemala Antigua

Roast: Dark Review Date: April 1997
Origin: Guatemala Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: This rich, deeply dimensioned, complex version of the great Guatemala profile happily combines clear, wine-toned acidity with satisfying dark-roast pungency. I even detected a hint of the famous Antigua smokiness smoldering somewhere inside the pungency.

Notes: This rich, deeply dimensioned, complex version of the great Guatemala profile happily combines clear wine-toned acidity with satisfying dark-roast pungency. Antigua, from the region surrounding the old capital of Guatemala Antigua, is the classic Guatemala coffee.

Who Should Drink It: A challenge to Starbucks scoffers, who doubt a coffee company with over one thousand stores can turn out coffees both singular and distinctive. Starbucks may be a corporate bully when it comes to business practices, but it proved something to me with this one.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:7
FLAVOR:8
AGTRON:38/40


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