Organic Fair Trade Sumatra Gayoland by Capricorn Coffees Review |
  • Capricorn Coffees

    San Francisco, California
  • Organic Fair Trade Sumatra Gayoland

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: September 2004
Origin: Aceh Province, northern Sumatra Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Sweet, rich, with an impressive balance of dry acidy notes and sweetness. A combination of slightly fermented fruit and musty earthiness reads here as a fine intrigue of papaya, raisins and chocolate.

Notes: A traditionally processed Sumatra from the gigantic Gayo Mountain cooperative. Capricorn Coffees is one of the earliest established specialty coffee roasters in the San Francisco area, and in the United States generally. Visit or call 800-541-0758 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Socially concerned lovers of the ambiguous, gamey traditional Sumatra cup (Mandheling, Lintong, et. al.).


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