Coffee Review - Bolivian Cafe Central COE from Fratello Coffee
  • Fratello Coffee Roasters

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Bolivian Cafe Central COE

Roast: Medium Review Date: June 2010
Origin: La Paz Department, Bolivia Price: $15.99/8 oz.

Blind Assessment: Deep, sweet, fruit- and chocolate-toned aroma. In the cup silky mouthfeel, balanced acidity and a complex range of flavors that hint at citrus, blackberry, nut, molasses and more chocolate. The flavors simplify somewhat in finish, but remain sweet-toned.

Notes: Prize winner in the 2009 Bolivia Cup of Excellence competition, where as a green (unroasted) coffee it placed sixth out of hundreds of entries, attracting a score of 90.71 from an international jury. Calgary-based Fratello is a second-generation boutique coffee roaster owned by three brothers who focus on responsible trade relationships with coffee growers. Visit or call 800-944-2545 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: An aromatically complex, award-winning coffee.


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