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Temple Coffee and Tea

Three Pillars Blend

Location: Sacramento, California

Origin: Brazil; Ethiopia; Costa Rica

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $16.75/12 ounces

Review Date: April 2017

Agtron: 55/78

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 8

Body: 9

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Delicately sweet, fruit-toned. Blueberry, caramel, hibiscus-flower tea, walnut, sweet oregano in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet-tart acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The clean, tartly sweet finish leads with blueberry and caramel in the short, while the long is pleasantly herb-toned with suggestions of oregano and hibiscus.

Notes:

A blend of coffees from three origins, including both wet- and honey-processed components. Temple Coffee is a quality-focused retail and wholesale specialty roaster active in Sacramento, California since 2005. Committed to sourcing, roasting and brewing the finest coffees, Temple features coffee from distinguished single estates and cooperatives around the world. Visit www.templecoffee.com or call 916-454-1282 for more information.

The Bottom Line: A lovely breakfast-style blend with gentle ripe-fruit tones (the honey-processed coffees in the blend?) animated by a sweetly tart vivacity.