Organic Mexican Altura, Full City Roast by Caffe Ibis Review |
  • Caffe Ibis

    Logan, Utah
  • Organic Mexican Altura, Full City Roast

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: December 2001
Origin: Mexico Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Low-toned, subdued but sweet and rich, with an almost chewy body and a tantalizing suggestion of flowers, lavender perhaps. As the cup cools a slight rubbery note emerges, reflecting either a roasting fault or a storage or processing problem with the green coffee.

Notes: This coffee is "triple certified," meaning it is certified organically grown, fair-traded, and Smithsonian Institution certified "Bird Friendly." Caffe Ibis is a long-established, pioneering small-batch specialty roaster that emphasizes its commitment to social, economic, and environmental responsibility. Located at the edge of the Wasatch Range of mountains, its slogan is "Mountain Grown, Mountain Roasted."

Who Should Drink It: Fast coffee drinkers. An impressively full bodied, rich cup when hot; excellent with whitener.


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