Coffee Review - Guatemala El Bosque by Barismo
  • Barismo

    Arlington, Massachusetts
  • Guatemala El Bosque

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: October 2010
Origin: Antigua valley, Guatemala. Price: $14.00/12 oz.

Blind Assessment: A gently roast-influenced version of the classic Antigua cup: flowers, nut, pear-like fruit and cocoaish chocolate hints in aroma and cup. Richly roast-rounded acidity, syrupy body, very slight heaviness in the finish.

Notes: El Bosque (“The Forest”) is a densely shaded coffee farm located in the celebrated growing region around the colonial town of Antigua, Guatemala. Produced entirely from trees of the heirloom Bourbon variety of Arabica. Barismo is a small batch roaster and retailer focused on estate coffees and manual brewing methods. Visit or call 339-368-7300 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy a slight roasty edge to a gently complete Bourbon-influenced cup.


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