India Monsooned Malabar by Mayorga Coffee Roasters Review |
  • Mayorga Coffee Roasters

    Rockville, Maryland
  • India Monsooned Malabar

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

Blind Assessment: Dense, heavy aroma: fresh-cut pine, Mediterranean herbs, with an elusive hint of fruit - pear perhaps. In the cup an unusually heavy, rather gritty body, bitter walnut tones and distinct pine and resiny herb notes - rosemary perhaps.

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 processing 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. Despite the words "Medium Roast" in the coffee name, this sample was rather dark roasted for a Monsooned coffee, a coffee type that is usually brought to a lighter roast. Mayorga Coffee Roasters is a distinguished wholesale roaster, retailer, and Internet seller of coffee and coffee accessories. Visit or call 877-526-3322 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Retsina and mescal drinkers.


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