Organic Cafe Peru by Equal Exchange Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Equal Exchange

    West Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • Organic Cafe Peru

Roast: Medium Review Date: December 2004
Origin: Puno, Peru Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: A touch of fruit ferment both pleasantly complicates and slightly mars this interesting coffee. In the cup the ferment turns the acidity pleasantly winy and bends the fruit toward a rich, brandied chocolate with raisin and caramel innuendo. The long finish is marred by a troublesome bitterness, however, probably owing to the same ferment.

Notes: Equal Exchange is a worker-owned cooperative founded in 1986 to, as the Equal Exchange website describes it, "... create a new approach to trade, one that includes informed consumers, honest and fair trade relationships and cooperative principles." All Equal Exchange coffees are purchased from Fair-Trade certified cooperatives with which Equal Exchange has long and close relationships. In the case of this organically grown Peru, support includes regular and ongoing training. Visit www.equalexchange.com or call 774-776-7400 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Milk or creamer should help the rich fruity chocolate bloom while rounding the slight bitterness in the finish.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:7
BODY:8
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:6
AGTRON:48/59


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