Estate Reserve Kona, Dark Roast by Kona Blue Sky Coffee Review |
  • Kona Blue Sky Coffee

    Holualoa, Hawaii
  • Estate Reserve Kona, Dark Roast

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

Blind Assessment: Acidy but balanced; clean, sweet, direct. Nuanced with floral and dry chocolate notes. Rich finish with a hint of roasty bittersweetness.

Notes: By the Agtron numbers this is not a particularly dark roast, but in the cup it displays a hint of the bittersweet twist characteristic of darker roasts. From the Twigg-Smith farm in the Holualoa district. Visit or call 1-877-322-1700 for more info.

Who Should Drink It: A versatile coffee displaying enough acidity to brighten the cup of traditionalists but just enough bittersweetness and roasty finish to satisfy all but the most extremist of dark-roast lovers.


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