Sweet Bloom Coffee Roasters
Edgar Motta Colombia Pink Bourbon
|Roaster Location:||Denver, Colorado|
|Coffee Origin:||San Adolfo, Acevedo, Huila Department, Colombia|
|Est. Price:||$19.00/12 ounces|
|Review Date:||February 2017|
Blind Assessment: Delicate, sweet-toned, subtly complex. Rhododendron, date, graham cracker, pink peppercorn, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Bright, juicy, citrus-like acidity; lightly satiny mouthfeel. The gently drying finish consolidates around notes of date and graham cracker in the short, with suggestions of spicy floral tones (pink peppercorn) in the long.
Notes: Produced entirely from the rare Pink Bourbon variety of Arabica, a hybrid of the respected Red and Yellow Bourbon varieties that producers report has some resistance to leaf rust, a devastating disease of the coffee plant. Processed by the wet or washed method (fruit skin and pulp are removed before drying). This coffee tied for the top rating in a cupping of coffees from roasting companies five-years-old or younger for Coffee Review‘s February 2017 tasting report. Founded by Andy Sprenger in 2013, Sweet Bloom develops long-term relationships with coffee producers that emphasize transparency and consistency. Visit www.sweetbloomcoffee.com for more information.
The Bottom Line : A Colombia coffee with an exhilarating range of sensation: both delicate and juicy, floral and spice-toned.
This review originally appeared in the February, 2017 tasting report: New Roasting Companies Carry the Third-Wave Torch