PJ's Coffee & Tea

Decaffeinated Colombian

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana


Roast: Medium-Dark

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Review Date: August 1997

Agtron: 34/50

Aroma: 6

Acidity: 6

Body: 5

Flavor: 6

Blind Assessment:

Another coffee with a pleasing first impression. The acidity is deep, fruity, perhaps winy. But there’s no cushion or bounce here, and little intrigue beyond the fruity acidity and a touch of carbon. The hard simplicity carries into the aftertaste, although the profile rounds a bit as the coffee cools.


A good breakfast coffee with a simple, centered profile and a touch of wine in the acidity. Decaffeinated by the Swiss Water Process (TM)

Who Should Drink It: A good breakfast coffee for caffeine-avoiders. The solidly centered profile and the touch of wine in the acidity all mark this coffee as a good Colombia, but like most of the coffees in the cupping, the profile is severely attenuated, doubtless by the impact of decaffeination.

This review originally appeared in the August, 1997 tasting report: Decaffeinated Coffees

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