French Roast "Brazilian Blend" by Metropolitan Fine Coffees Review |
  • Metropolitan Fine Coffees

    Chicago, Illinois
  • French Roast "Brazilian Blend"

Roast: Very-Dark Review Date: April 2004
Origin: Brazil and others Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Impressively complex ultra-dark roast: The roast tones are sweet and rather restrained in the aroma, complicated by fresh leather and apricot. In the cup they turn rich, full-throated and bittersweet. The finish is a touch heavy and astringent, inevitable in a roast this dark.

Notes: Served at Renoir, a Las Vegas restaurant celebrated for its genuine Renoir as well as for its distinguished new French food from chef Alessandro Stratta. Metropolitan Fine Coffee is an award-winning specialty brand of Superior Coffee, owned by food giant Sara Lee. Visit for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those lovers of ultra-dark "French" roasts curious to taste a fine version of the style.


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