Green by Cuchamatan Review |
  • Cuchamatan

  • Green

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: July 1997
Origin: Guatemala Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A provocative coffee. Everyone had something to say about it, yet no clear consensus emerged. The majority read the body as full ("even and full; well-balanced," according to one), but a small but outspoken minority found it light or even thin. Surprisingly, almost no one came down in the middle. Reactions to acidity were similarly mixed: Several found the acidity pleasantly dry and winy; others criticized it as sharp or sour. I found it alive and vivacious at first impression but rather ragged and astringent in the finish. No defects were cited; on the other hand nobody carried on about grace notes either.

Notes: A provocative, paradoxical coffee, powerful yet unrefined. Originally reviewed by a panel as a green coffee.

Who Should Drink It: Another powerful yet apparently unrefined coffee. A good choice for those who enjoy the freedom afforded by paradox.


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