Guatemalan Santiago Atitlan by Allegro Coffee Roasters Review |
  • Allegro Coffee Roasters

    Boulder, Colorado
  • Guatemalan Santiago Atitlan

Roast: Medium Review Date: November 1997
Origin: Guatemala Price: NA

Blind Assessment: The aroma was curiously flat, the body ordinary, but the acidity splendid: powerful without shrillness, complex, alive with muted wine tones. Smoky hints in the cup turned slightly hard and tobacco-like in the finish, but softened again in the rich aftertaste. .

Notes: A lot going on in this coffee, smoky tones and powerful acidity with muted wine tones. The aroma is flat, the body ordinary, but aftertaste is rich . Produced by the Tzutuhil Mayans of the town of Santiago Atitlan. Shade-grown; certified organically grown.

Who Should Drink It: People who prefer complexity to perfection. Lots going on here; an interesting demonstration coffee for the smoky tones and powerful acidity that characterize many Guatemalas.


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