Guatemala by Torreo Coffee Review |
  • Torreo Coffee

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Guatemala

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: September 2003
Origin: Western slopes of Volcan Fuego, south-central Guatemala, Central America Price: $9.95/12oz

Blind Assessment: A delicate, exquisite coffee, sweetly and gently acidy, light-bodied but buoyant, with a subtle shimmer of floral-toned fruit - violets and apples on the morning I cupped it.

Notes: This coffee originates in an area close to the Antigua valley, but not officially sanctioned as an Antigua coffee. It also may be subject to somewhat different weather from the Antigua valley. Torreo is a quality oriented, mainly wholesale specialty roaster serving the larger Philadelphia area. Visit or call 888-286-7730 for more info.

Who Should Drink It: This naturally sweet, floral-and-fruit-toned Guatemala makes an attractive breakfast or afternoon coffee, particularly for those who take their cup black without sweeteners.


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