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JBC Coffee Roasters

Las Flores Espresso

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Origin: Santa Maria de Dota valley, Tarrazu growing region, Costa Rica

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $15.80/12 ounces

Review Date: October 2015

Agtron: 57/78

Aroma: 9

Body: 9

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 9

With Milk: 9

Blind Assessment:

Evaluated as espresso. Deeply and roundly bright, balanced, complete. Cedar, blood orange, apricot, baker’s chocolate, a hint of lily in aroma and small cup. Syrupy though buoyantly lively mouthfeel; orangy chocolate and a hint of lily carry into a richly sweet finish. Fills out three parts milk with authority: orange- and cedar-toned chocolate, hints of lily and stone fruit.

Notes:

This exceptional coffee was selected as the No. 12 coffee on Coffee Review’s list of the Top 30 Coffees of 2015. This coffee was produced by the Calderon Castillo family in the Tarrazu growing region of Costa Rica. 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 look for the brightness of a fine contemporary American espresso enveloped in classic balance, depth and roundly nuanced resonance.