Tanzanian Peaberry by Humboldt Bay Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • Humboldt Bay Coffee

    Eureka, California
  • Tanzanian Peaberry

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: October 2003
Origin: Southern slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, northern Tanzania Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Light-bodied, just on the pleasingly delicate side of thin, with oddly contradictory nuance: a roasty, prune-toned chocolate and high-toned shimmers of sweet vanilla.

Notes: Peaberries result when the coffee fruit develops a single, oval bean rather than the usual pair of flat-sided beans. Peaberries produce a somewhat different cup from normal beans from the same crop - often, though not always, more acidy and lighter bodied. Humboldt Bay Coffee Company is a quality-oriented specialty roaster on the scenic north coast of California. Visit www.humboldtcoffee.com or call 800-787-5282 for more info.

Who Should Drink It: The light body argues for breakfast, the subtle but persistent roasty chocolate and sweet vanilla make a case for afternoon comfort cup.


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