Organic Sumatra Gayo by Jeremiah's Pick Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Jeremiah's Pick Coffee

    San Francisco, California
  • Organic Sumatra Gayo

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: November 2002
Origin: Lake Tawar basin, Aceh Province, northern Sumatra, Indonesia. Price: $9.95/16oz
 

Blind Assessment: Lindsey Bolger: "Fantastic! Sweet, floral aroma accented with cinnamon and just a suggestion of earthiness. Cools to a sweet and clean display of balance and harmony" (88). Ken read Lindsey's "earthiness" as a touch of musty ferment, but he nevertheless liked the way the ferment worked in the darkish roast, describing the outcome as "pungent, bittersweet fruit that suggests dark chocolate with a little mild, brandy-like ferment." Like Lindsey, he was impressed with how elegantly the coffee cooled, to a "long, sweet, clean chocolate finish" (90).

Notes: Certified organically grown. Based on a reading of the cup, a traditionally processed Sumatra. Although such coffees are technically washed or wet-processed, a series of peculiarities in how they are processed and dried give traditional Sumatras their characteristic low-key richness and idiosyncratic, often unpredictable, flavor notes. Jeremiah's Pick is a San Francisco wholesale roaster with a dark-roast style and elegantly colorful packaging. Visit www.jeremiahspick.com or call 877-537-3642 for more info.

Who Should Drink It: Wonderful after dinner coffee, with its complex range of aromatics and sweetly clean, lingering finish.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:n/a
BODY:8
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:52/42


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