Manzano Blend by Topeka Coffee of El Salvador Review |
  • Topeka Coffee of El Salvador

    San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Manzano Blend

Roast: Dark Review Date: July 2003
Origin: Santa Ana growing region, western El Salvador Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Some sweetly lush apricot fruit makes itself felt around the edges of the dominating dark roast. Otherwise this cup is entirely about an aggressive roast style (richly burned and mildly astringent) rather than El Salvador bourbon coffee.

Notes: Topéka is a brand of El Salvador coffee produced exclusively from trees of the heirloom bourbon variety of arabica. It is roasted as well as grown and processed in El Salvador. Visit or call 011-503-848-1180 for more info.

Who Should Drink It: Lovers of the richly burned style of dark roasts. This one preserves some body and low-toned fruit along with the bitterish burned tones.


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