Jamaica Blue Mountain, 2002-03 Crop by Capricorn Coffees Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Capricorn Coffees

    San Francisco, California
  • Jamaica Blue Mountain, 2002-03 Crop

Roast: Medium Review Date: March 2003
Origin: Blue Mountain growing region, eastern Jamaica. Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: Delicate but rich. Medium body, sweet, round-toned acidity, and complex aromatics: In the aroma nut, floral, and cocoa-toned fruit, in the cup floral and spicy apple or pipe-tobacco notes. A cleanly balanced astringency enriches rather than flattens the finish.

Notes: From RSW Estates, a consortium of three old Blue Mountain estates whose coffees are certified by the Coffee Board of Jamaica, but milled and exported separately from other Blue Mountain production. Capricorn Coffees, founded in 1963, is one of the San Francisco Bay Area's oldest specialty roasting companies. Visit www.capricorncoffees.com or call 800-541-0758 for more info.

Who Should Drink It: Not quite the classic Blue Mountain cup, but a fine and distinctive one.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:7
BODY:7
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:59/54


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