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Cimarron Coffee Roasters

Chimney Rock Blend

Location: Montrose, Colorado

Origin: Mexico; Brazil

Roast: Medium-Dark

Est. Price: $12.00/250 grams

Review Date: August 2017

Agtron: 46/52

Aroma: 8

Acidity/Structure: 8

Body: 9

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Roasty-sweet, lightly chocolate- and nut-toned. Dark chocolate, walnut, peach, freesia-like flowers, lightly scorched fir in aroma and cup. In structure roundly sweet-toned with a hint of savory. Lightly syrupy, buoyant mouthfeel. Fruit and flowers carry lightly into a sweet-toned finish.

Notes:

Cimarron includes free shipping with all orders. This blend of coffees from Mexico and Brazil was designed by the roaster to accentuate the positive potential of a more developed, darker roast profile. It tied for the fourth-highest rating in a tasting of nearly 130 darker-roasted coffees for Coffee Review‘s August 2017 tasting report. Cimarron Coffee Roasters is a micro-roaster on the Western Slope of Colorado that aims to offer sweet, clean, affordable and sustainable coffee. Roast profiles are developed for each coffee to highlight the inherently distinctive properties of each lot. Shipping is included in the coffee price. Visit www.cimarronroasters.com for more information.

The Bottom Line: Crisply sweet roast-toned blend with a pleasing aromatic range: nut and chocolate with delicate stone fruit and floral complication.


This review originally appeared in the August, 2017 tasting report: Darker-Roasted Coffees: Confessions and Amends