Organic Kona, Sakamoto Estate Aged Peaberry, Dark Roast by Waimea Coffee Review |
  • Waimea Coffee

    Kamuela, Hawaii
  • Organic Kona, Sakamoto Estate Aged Peaberry, Dark Roast

Roast: Dark Review Date: February 2002
Origin: Kona growing region, Big Island of Hawaii, Hawaii Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Splendid aroma: voluptuously rich, chocolaty and perfectly balanced. In the cup deeply dimensioned with a pruny dry fruit edging toward chocolate, but marred by a slight but pervasive bitterness.

Notes: An unusual coffee. Peaberries result when the coffee fruit develops only a single, oval bean rather than the usual pair of flat-sided beans. Peaberries produce a somewhat different (usually better) cup than normal beans from the same crop. This particular peaberry consists of coffee held for some time at least a year before release, a procedure that tends to reduce acidity and increase body. Certified organically grown. Visit or call 1-800-854-5662 for more info.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy anticipating pleasure more than experiencing it. The aromatics of this coffee are as impressive as any I can remember, but they faded quickly in the cup.


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