King Hadramaut Blend by Julius Meinl Review |
  • Julius Meinl

    Vienna, Austria
  • King Hadramaut Blend

Roast: NA Review Date: May 2003
Origin: Blend of East African coffees Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A grandly acidy coffee, austerely tart yet voluptuously sweet. Complicated by hints of green apple or pie cherry, but the main expression is the huge, rich gesture of the acidity. The finish is tart but round and opulent.

Notes: Some months ago reader Tim Jordan nominated this coffee for its "wonderful flavor." From my understanding, it is a blend made up of all or mainly coffees from East Africa. Hadramaut is a region in Yemen, though not one particularly known for its coffee. Visit for more information.

Who Should Drink It: This is a poster child for the pleasures of big, old-fashioned medium-roasted coffees with powerful but roundly sweet acidity. A purist's cup.


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