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Espresso Republic

Static Santa Luzia Brazil

Location: Chino, California

Origin: Santa Luzia, Brazil

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $15.00/12 ounces

Review Date: May 2017

Agtron: 55/76

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 7

Body: 8

Flavor: 8

Aftertaste: 7

Blind Assessment:

Sweetly spice-toned. Gardenia, baker’s chocolate, green grape, pecan, black peppercorn in aroma and cup. Brisk, sweet-tart acidity; delicate, silky mouthfeel. The gently drying finish consolidates to notes of pecan and baker’s chocolate with hints of gardenia.

Notes:

This is a wet-processed or “washed” coffee, meaning the fruit skin and pulp were removed from the beans immediately after harvesting and before drying. Espresso Republic, founded in 2010, specializes in sourcing quality coffees and roasting them in small batches for both retail and wholesale customers. Visit www.espressorepublic.com for more information.

The Bottom Line: An accessible, sweetly nut- and spice-toned Brazil cup.