Classic Espresso by New Harvest Coffee Roasters Review |
  • New Harvest Coffee Roasters

    East Providence, Rhode Island
  • Classic Espresso

Roast: Very-Dark Review Date: August 2003
Origin: Lake Tawar basin, Aceh Province, northern Sumatra, Indonesia Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Both Ken and co-taster Willem Boot remarked on the vanilla- and floral-toned aroma. Once to the cup, however, neither was impressed. For Willem "chocolate-bitter flavor and aftertaste" in the small cup and "spicy and slightly oniony in milk." Ken found the coffee rather lean-bodied and thin with roasty, sharp tones in the small cup, though rounder and fatter in milk. Willem 82, Ken 82.

Notes: Certified Fair Traded and organically grown. New Harvest is a quality-oriented specialty roaster specializing in Fair-Trade coffees. Visit or call 866-438-1999 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those supportive of the struggling small farmers caught in the middle in the revolt-torn province of Aceh, particularly if those concerned buyers enjoy an aromatic, sharply roasty espresso.


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