Timor Maubesse Organic by The Supreme Bean Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • The Supreme Bean

    North Hollywood, California
  • Timor Maubesse Organic

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: December 2003
Origin: East Timor Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A sweet, lyric coffee with remarkable complexity, starting with the aroma -- distinct leather notes, winy fruit, milk chocolate -- to the cup, where the wine tones deepen and take on an almost smoky edge. Clean, sweet, grape-like finish.

Notes: This coffee (same green coffee, same roaster) was reviewed earlier this year in an espresso format. East Timor is recovering from the ravages of its recent war of independence from Indonesia, and its malty, rich, low-key organic coffees are beginning to reappear on the market. Maubesse is a grade name. Shade-grown and certified organically grown. The Supreme Bean is a Los Angeles-area wholesale roaster specializing in high-end roasted-to-order espresso blends and single origins. Visit www.thesupremebean.com or call 888-288-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Lovers of subtly adventurous beverages.


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