|Roaster Location:||Aspen, Colorado|
|Review Date:||January 1999|
Blind Assessment: A dullness, perhaps a shadow defect from rain-interrupted drying, shadows an otherwise splendidly sweet profile. The sweetness, enlivened by spice and chocolate, almost sneaks out from under the hardness at the finish, but never quite makes it. Too bad.
Notes: A splendidly sweet profile is shadowed by a dullness. The sweetness, enlivened by spice and chocolate, almost sneaks out from under the hardness at the finish, but not quite. A dry-process coffee from the Cerrado, the high, brushy savannah that has developed into one of Brazil's principal growing regions over the past twenty years. Ink Coffee is a small craft roaster founded in the Aspen, Colorado area about four years ago.
Who Should Drink It: Those who need to suffer just a little on their way to enjoying a sweet, chocolaty Brazil.
This review originally appeared in the January, 1999 tasting report: Brazil and Brazils