Paradise Roasters

Colombia Nariño Duende

Location: Ramsey, Minnesota

Origin: Narino Department, southern Colombia

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $16.95/12 ounces

Review Date: November 2017

Agtron: 54/74

Aroma: 8

Acidity/Structure: 9

Body: 9

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Spice-toned, chocolaty. Chocolate-toned malt, date, hazelnut, fresh pipe tobacco, stick cinnamon in aroma and cup. Richly bittersweet in structure; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The finish is richly chocolate-toned with a hint of cinnamon.


Paradise Roasters specializes in micro-lot Arabica and Robusta coffees from Asia and other emerging origins. The company prides itself on quality and freshness, craft-roasting coffees in small batches only after orders are placed. Visit www.paradiseroasters.com or call 763-433-0626 for more information.

The Bottom Line: Low-toned and deeply rich, reminiscent of Ibarra Mexican chocolate with cinnamon, enveloped in fruit and nut tones.

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