Jeremiah's Pick Gourmet Coffee
Decaf Pure Mocha Java
|Roaster Location:||San Francisco, California|
|Review Date:||March 2000|
Blind Assessment: The bittersweet tang of the dark roast almost overwhelms the coffee, but agreeable if subdued wine-toned fruit notes survive. The finish flirts with the burned rubber sensation of faulty roasting, but the innate sweetness of the coffee prevails and turns the dubious taste vaguely but agreeably chocolate.
Notes: The bittersweet tang of the dark roast almost overwhelms the coffee, but agreeable if subdued wine-toned fruit notes survive. Mocha Java, the world 's oldest blend, originally combined Yemen coffee shipped through the ancient port of Mocha with coffee from Java. This blend is a contemporary take on the traditional recipe that replaces the Java with Sumatra and the Yemen with a v
Who Should Drink It: Lovers of the rough dark roasts of the West Coast and Southwest who want a little value added in the form of winy fruit tones. Brew it French Press and enjoy the bracing contrast of fruity sweetness and pungent grit.
This review originally appeared in the March, 2000 tasting report: Decaffeinated Coffees