Roast House

423 Blend

Location: Spokane, Washington

Origin: Guatemala; Indonesia; Mexico

Roast: Medium

Est. Price: $16.00/16 ounces

Review Date: November 2015

Agtron: 48/61

Aroma: 7

Acidity: 8

Body: 8

Flavor: 8

Aftertaste: 7

Blind Assessment:

Crisply and deeply pungent. Black cherry, cedar, licorice, baker’s chocolate in aroma and cup. Dry, crisply roasty acidity; plump though slightly roughish mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates though persists in a dry finish.


The coffees in this blend are certified organically grown and Fair Trade Certified, meaning they were purchased from small-holding farmers at a “fair” or economically sustainable price. Roast House is a small-batch, quality-focused roaster specializing in farm-direct organic-certified and Fair Trade Certified coffees. Visit roasthousecoffee.com or call 509-995-6500 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A roast on the darkish end of medium turns the fruit and chocolate crisp and deep.

This review originally appeared in the November, 2015 tasting report: Fair Trade Certified Coffees

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