Decaf Colombian Supremo
|Roaster Location:||Cincinnati, Ohio|
|Review Date:||August 1997|
Blind Assessment: Solid, balanced, with a slightly winy acidity wrapped in a substantial body, all characteristics of a good Colombia. But again, these virtues seem attenuated. The complexity is confined to the middle registers, with both top and bottom notes pinched off. A slight sweetness fills out the profile in the finish.
Notes: Solid, balanced with a slightly winy acidity wrapped in substantial body. Decaffeinated by an indirect process, involving use of ethyl acetate
Who Should Drink It: A possibility for caffeine-shy aficionados who crave something resembling a classic Latin-American profile. Slight hints of carbon and pungency contributed by the roast could please West Coast palates and help them forgive the rather shallow bottom.
This review originally appeared in the August, 1997 tasting report: Decaffeinated Coffees