Oromo Espresso by Intelligentsia Coffee Roasters Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Intelligentsia Coffee Roasters

    Chicago, Illinois
  • Oromo Espresso

Roast: Dark Review Date: April 2002
Origin: Not disclosed. Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: Fermented, wine-like fruit notes agreeably dominate the small cup, though they are shadowed by bitterness, particularly in the finish. The bitterness turns pleasantly bittersweet in cappuccino-sized milk, and flat-out gloriously sweet and chocolate-fruit-toned in big milk. (86 straight espresso, 90 w/milk)

Notes: Intelligentsia is a leading Chicago-area roaster with a Keith Haring-style logo, excellent coffee, and a commitment to quality epitomized by the practice of printing roast dates on coffee packaging. Oromo is one of several Intelligentsia espresso blends. Visit www.intelligentsia.com or call 1-888-945-9786 for more info.

Who Should Drink It: A quintessential caffé-latte-drinker's espresso, although some also may enjoy the fermented fruit character in the small cup.

AROMA:8
BODY:7
FLAVOR:7
AFTERTASTE:6
WITH MILK:8
AGTRON:34/37


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