Coffee Review - Guatemala Finca Santa Ana by Bird Rock Coffee
  • Bird Rock Coffee Roasters

    La Jolla, California
  • Guatemala Finca Santa Ana

Roast: Medium Review Date: August 2010
Origin: Santa Rosa Department, Guatemala. Price: $13.75/12 oz.

Blind Assessment: Pungent night flowers, lemon and a molasses-like dark chocolate dominate in aroma and cup. All simplifies slightly in the finish. Lightly syrupy mouthfeel, gentle, almost muted acidity.

Notes: This coffee was purchased from Finca Santa Ana, the same farm that produced the fourth-place prize-winning coffee in the 2010 Guatemala Cup of Excellence competition. Based in the San Diego area, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters is a retailer and wholesaler that focuses on organic and socially responsible coffees. Visit or call 858-551-1707 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Chocolate in the garden: a richly floral and vegetal version of one of our favorite sensations.


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