Sumatra Decaf by Caribou Coffee Review |
  • Caribou Coffee

    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Sumatra Decaf

Roast: NA Review Date: March 2000
Origin: Sumatra, probably one of the Mandheling growing regions near Lake Toba. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A subdued but gently satisfying Sumatra: clean, dry, low-toned fruit is bracketed by a shimmer of flowers at the top of the profile and a hint of pungency toward the bottom. Light-bodied and perhaps a bit shallow in dimension.

Notes: An ingratiating, comfortable Sumatran coffee that exhibits clean, dry, low-toned fruit. Decaffeinated by the European process using the solvent methylene chloride. Caribou Coffee is a largish roaster-retailer-café chain headquartered in Minneapolis. According to the bag copy, "Caribou is a friendly conversation, a comfortable gathering place

Who Should Drink It: An ingratiating, comfortable coffee best drunk black or lightly whitened. A tea-drinker 's coffee, but brewed strong it should be a pleasant finisher to dinner.


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