|Roaster Location:||Branford, Connecticut|
|Review Date:||September 1998|
Blind Assessment: A fresh, clean, delightfully natural sweetness is balanced by a drier but still fruity pungency. A fine and distinctive coffee, though memorable more for what it gives out front than what it insinuates. The profile is immediate and pleasing rather than deep.
Notes: From the oldest specialty roaster in Connecticut, this Doka coffee displays a fresh, clean, delightfully natural sweetness, which is balanced by a drier but still fruity pungency. A fine and distinctive coffee, though memorable more for its ingratiating Doka coffees like this one are typically sweet and fruity, a characteristic apparently owing to a regional variation in the fermenting/washing process. Visit www.willoughbyscoffee.com or call 800-388-8400 for more information.
Who Should Drink It: A fine coffee for those who prefer sweetness without sugar, and for whom the more typical high-grown Central America coffees are too dryly imposing.
This review originally appeared in the September, 1998 tasting report: Twelve Hits from '98