Coda Coffee

Colombian Monserrate B

Location: Denver, Colorado

Origin: Huila Department, southwestern Colombia.

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $12.95/12 ounces

Review Date: April 2014

Agtron: 58/69

Aroma: 9

Acidity: 8

Body: 8

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Richly pungent, deeply floral. Molasses, vanilla, ripe plum, night-blooming flowers, a hint of savory-sweet spice in aroma and cup. Soft, gently crisp acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Crisply dry in the short finish; a floral sweetness blooms in the long.


Produced by Yaneth Gil in the admired high-elevation coffee growing community of Monserrate, this segregated lot B is a particularly refined example of the Monserrate production. Cod? Coffee is a small-batch coffee roaster located in Denver, Colorado, begun by two brothers with a passion for quality coffee and exemplary sustainable practices. Visit www.codacoffee.com or call 877-234-2632 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: The deep, resonant sweetness of night-blooming flowers in particular permeates this soft, melodic coffee.

This review originally appeared in the April, 2014 tasting report: Colombia on the Rebound

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