|Roaster Location:||Ventura, California|
|Coffee Origin:||Not disclosed|
|Review Date:||June 2004|
Blind Assessment: Bittersweet in the small cup, with little nuance or complexity but impressive weight and a buttery presence. The big body carries into milk with predictable power, the simple bittersweetness blooming into an expansively sweet, prune-toned chocolate.
Notes: Coffeeboy is a small-batch wholesale roaster whose goals are support of the independent espresso bar and education of the American espresso drinker. The Coffeeboy slogan is "Big coffees for the little guys." Visit
Who Should Drink It: Those who prefer big simple gestures to little subtle ones.
This review originally appeared in the June, 2004 tasting report: Boutique Espressos