Monsoon Malabar by California Coffee Roasters Review |
  • California Coffee Roasters

    Moorpark, California
  • Monsoon Malabar

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: July 2004
Origin: Southern India Price: NA

Blind Assessment: In the aroma sweet and pungent with aromatic wood notes and a whiff of fermented fruit. In the cup nutty and sweet; the fermented fruit tones intensify as the cup cools, landing in a potentially intriguing spot somewhere between chocolate and composted apricot.

Notes: Monsooned Malabar is a fruity dry-processed coffee from India that is exposed to moisture-laden monsoon winds for three months after drying and fruit removal but before shipping. Monsooning turns the beans puffily yellow, reduces the dry, acidy sensation, increases body, and often adds an earthy mildewed flavor to the fruity character of the original beans. California Coffee Roasters is an award-winning specialty wholesale roaster and Internet retailer. Visit or call 877-543-1110 for more info.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy their brie terminally ripened.


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