Old Soul Co.

El Salvador La Loma Gloria Washed

Location: Sacramento, California

Origin: El Boquerón region, El Salvador

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $19.50/12 ounces

Review Date: June 2017

Agtron: 57/80

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 9

Body: 8

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Delicate, crisply sweet. Violet candy, hazelnut butter, lemon verbena, molasses, cedar in aroma and cup. Bright, juicy acidity; lightly silky mouthfeel. The quiet finish settles to notes of lemon verbena and molasses.


Produced by Anny Pimentel entirely from trees of the heirloom Bourbon variety of Arabica and processed by the conventional wet or “washed” method, in which skin and fruit flesh are removed from the beans or seeds before they are dried. This coffee tied for the fourth-highest rating in a tasting of women-produced coffees for Coffee Review‘s June 2017 tasting report.Old Soul is a roastery, bakery and crafter of artisan goods dedicated to quality in every form. Visit www.oldsoulco.com or call 916-443-7685 for more information.

The Bottom Line: An accessible, balanced, crisply sweet cup offering quiet aromatic surprises.

This review originally appeared in the June, 2017 tasting report: Holding Up (More Than) Half The Sky: Coffees From Women Producers

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