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Counter Culture Coffee

Cueva de los Llanos Colombia

Location: Durham, North Carolina

Origin: Nariño Department, southern Colombia

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $16.50/12 ounces

Review Date: April 2016

Agtron: 56/78

Aroma: 9

Acidity: 8

Body: 8

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Delicate, deeply and crisply sweet. Honey, black cherry, macadamia nut, hints of rose-like flowers in aroma and cup. Soft, juicy acidity; satiny mouthfeel. Honey, nut and black cherry carry into a richly drying, balanced finish.

Notes:

From an admired growing region in the southernmost Colombia Department of Nariño. Counter Culture is a specialty roaster with an informative and lively website, a commitment to fine coffee, direct relationships with growers, transparency, and youthful, enthusiastic leadership. Visit www.counterculturecoffee.com or call 888-238-5282 for more information.

The Bottom Line: A delicate, honeyish Colombia, balanced and pretty.


This review originally appeared in the April, 2016 tasting report: When the Small Get Big (and the Big Try for Small)

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