JBC Coffee Roasters

El Guamal Colombia

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Origin: Antioquia Department, central northwest Colombia.

Roast: Light

Est. Price: $14.75/12 ounces

Review Date: July 2014

Agtron: 67/83

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 9

Body: 8

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Very sweet, delicately rich. Cane sugar, lilac, hazelnut, fresh-cut oak, a hint of honeydew-melon-like fruit in aroma and cup. Bright, juicy acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Floral and fruit hints in particular carry into a quiet, balanced finish.


This coffee was produced by farmer Tomas Maria Vargas, and was auctioned as part of “Antioquia’s Best Cup 2014” program. JBC Coffee Roasters was founded in 1994 as Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters and is a family-owned specialty coffee roastery located in Madison, Wisconsin. JBC Coffee Roasters’ vision is simple: “let the coffee lead the way” through sourcing and roasting the best and most unique coffees available and rewarding the farmers who grow those coffees with substantial premiums. Visit www.jbccoffeeroasters.com or call 608-256-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy a delicate but sweet and brightly lively breakfast cup.

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