|Roaster Location:||Fort Bragg, California|
|Coffee Origin:||Not disclosed.|
|Review Date:||July 2002|
Blind Assessment: Rich, round and balanced, with a sweetly understated acidity. Not a lot of nuance, but a hint of mustiness reads as an agreeably peppery chocolate. The finish is smooth, clean and long.
Notes: Certified organically grown and Fair-Traded, meaning small-holding farmers have been paid an economically sustainable price for the coffees contained in this blend. Decaffeinated by the "Swiss Water" solvent-free method. Thanksgiving Coffee is one of the country's groundbreaking socially and environmentally progressive roasters, aiming to combine coffee quality with social and environmental responsibility long before such preoccupations became fashionable. Visit www.thanksgivingcoffee.com or call 800-648-6491 for more information.
Who Should Drink It: Outside the cup immaculately correct; in the cup understated enough to enjoy black but robust enough to handle quantities of milk.
This review originally appeared in the July, 2002 tasting report: Fun without the Buzz: Decaffeination Processes and Issues