El Salvador by Coffee City USA Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • Coffee City USA

    Tyler, Texas
  • El Salvador

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: July 2003
Origin: El Salvador Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A sweet, round coffee whose rich, low-key fruit notes suggest cantaloupe or apricot. The mild mildewed taste coffee professionals call baggy (acquired by green coffees during long storage in dampish conditions) shadows the cup, although the coffee's fundamental sweetness pushes these notes toward an agreeable reading as spice or malt.

Notes: A slight mildewed note in the cup suggests that this otherwise impressive coffee was from last year's crop rather than the new crop just arriving in the United States. Coffee City USA is a quality oriented specialty roaster in east-central Texas. Visit www.coffeecityusa.com or call 888-583-9526 for more info.

Who Should Drink It: Lovers of musty Sumatras and Sulawesis, who may find the similar combination of round, carnal fruit and spicy mildew attractive. When the new crop reaches the roaster, however, expect only the sweetness and the fruit.


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