Solstice Blend by Intelligentsia Coffee Roasters Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Intelligentsia Coffee Roasters

    Chicago, Illinois
  • Solstice Blend

Roast: NA Review Date: June 2001
Origin: Not disclosed. Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: Complex and exotic, this moderately dark-roasted blend sits sharply but sweetly on the palate. Floral notes and faintly ferment-toned fruit complicate the cup, but both nuance and sweetness fade in the finish, leaving behind a roasty bitterness some coffee drinkers may find pleasingly pungent, others a touch overbearing.

Notes: Complex and exotic, this moderately dark-roasted blend sits sharply but sweetly on the palate. Intelligentsia is a youthful (founded 1995) but tradition-minded Chicago specialty roaster with bold Keith Haringish graphics and an impressive line of coffees.

Who Should Drink It: A comfortable walk on the wild side. A little milk will round the bitter finish and develop the sweetness in the cup while preserving the flowers and twisty fruit.

AROMA:7
BODY:6
FLAVOR:7
AFTERTASTE:6
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