Guatemala Atitlan by Caribou Coffee Review |
  • Caribou Coffee

    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Guatemala Atitlan

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: May 2004
Origin: Lake Atitlan basin, south-central Guatemala Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Superbly complex aroma; elegantly fruity: ripe apricot, cherry, cedar, fresh leather. Slightly imbalanced in the cup by an intense acidity only partly buffered by sweetness, but recovers itself in a long, rich finish. Anonymously nominated.

Notes: Produced in the spectacular mountain basin surrounding Guatemala's Lake Atitlan. Caribou Coffee is a retail roasting chain based in the upper Middle West whose rather irreverent motto "Life is short. Stay awake for it" belies a serious approach to coffee. Visit or call 888-227-4268 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy fruity but aggressively dry table wines.


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