El Tucan Honduras Estate Coffee
|Roaster Location:||Stuart, Virginia|
|Coffee Origin:||Comayagua growing region, Honduras|
|Review Date:||July 2003|
Blind Assessment: Displays a fundamentally pleasing balance of bitter tones, sweetness, and low-toned, roast-nuanced fruit, but ultimately seems restrained and faded. Probably last year's crop; the new crop may bring more liveliness and nuance to the cup.
Notes: Grown, exported and roasted by a family owned business, the Honduras Coffee Company. This subtle blend of roasts is named for the family patriarch, Anastacio, who recently retired from farming at an age of over 80. Visit
Who Should Drink It: Those who prefer denim to silk or corduroy.
This review originally appeared in the July, 2003 tasting report: Coffee Growers and the Farm-to-Consumer Shortcut