Celebes by Montana Coffee Traders Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • Montana Coffee Traders

    Whitefish, Montana
  • Celebes

Roast: NA Review Date: March 2001
Origin: Toraja/Kalossi region of southwestern Sulawesi (Celebes), Indonesia. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A fine sweet, roasty nose with hints of spice and leather. In the cup the spice and animal notes deepen toward earth and mustiness. The relatively light roast allows a touch of acidity to brighten the cup, but fails to develop the underlying sweetness.

Notes: "How you bean, man!" asks the deliberately funky cowboy graphic on the bag for Montana Coffee Traders, a 20-year-old wholesale roasting company with affiliated companies in Texas, Costa Rica and - honestly - Moscow, Russia.

Who Should Drink It: A shimmer of acidy brightness may make this coffee an attractive exotic alternative for members of the old multiple-blacK-Cup school of American coffee drinking.


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