Mocha Java by Buckmaster Coffee Review |
  • Buckmaster Coffee

    Hillsboro, Oregon
  • Mocha Java

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: February 2004
Origin: Either Yemen or Ethiopia; Indonesia Price: NA

Blind Assessment: In the aroma roasty, sweet, slightly burned, complicated by a prune-toned fruit just on the dry side of chocolate. In the cup the chocolate inclination of the fruit clearly declares itself, particularly as the coffee cools. The roasty tones turn a bit astringent in the finish.

Notes: Mocha Java is the world's oldest blend. This version apparently follows the original recipe, combining a dry-processed coffee from the mountainous southwest corner of the Arabian Peninsula in what is now Yemen, and a coffee from the Indonesian island of Java. Buckmaster Coffee ("An Oregon Product!" is a proponent of fluidized bed or "hot air" roasting in which a column of heated air both roasts and agitates the beans. Call 503-693-0796 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy raisins in their bittersweet chocolate.


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