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Bird Rock Coffee Roasters

Ecuador Jose Mayo Loja

Location: La Jolla, California

Origin: Loja Province, Ecuador

Roast: Medium

Est. Price: $13.75/12 oz.

Review Date: June 2010

Agtron: 56/64

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 8

Body: 8

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 7

Blind Assessment:

Unusual aromatics and flavor: Spicy, peppery hints nuance distinct orangy and floral notes in aroma and cup, supported by a fresh, fir-like aromatic wood. Dry, spicy acidity, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Clean and sweet-toned though rather simple finish.

Notes:

Certified organically grown in southern Ecuador’s Loja Province. Based in the San Diego area, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters is a retailer and wholesaler that focuses on organic and socially responsible coffees. Visit www.birdrockcoffee.com or call 858-551-1707 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Drink it for the spicy, fir-like edge to the fruit and acidity.


This review originally appeared in the June, 2010 tasting report: Along the Andes: Coffees of Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru

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