Colombian Excelso by The Embellished Bean Review |
  • The Embellished Bean

    LaGrangeville, New York
  • Colombian Excelso

Roast: Medium Review Date: May 2003
Origin: Colombia Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Moderately acidy, medium to full bodied, sweet, rich, balanced, mid-toned. Not much nuance but a sturdy cup with a juicy tickle of cleanly fermented fruit. Marred by a rather bitter finish.

Notes: Excelso is the standard grade of Colombia coffee sold by the Colombia Coffee Federation. Embellished Bean sells its (often flavor-embellished) beans over the Internet and at various Hudson Valley, New York cultural events. Visit or call 866-834-5282 for more info.

Who Should Drink It: Standard edition of a fruity, pleasantly edge-of-ferment Colombia. Solid body and moderate acidity should make it a good choice for those who take their traditional breakfast cup with milk.


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