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JBC Coffee Roasters

Gayo Aceh Sumatra

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Origin: Aceh growing region, Aceh Province, northern Sumatra, Indonesia

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $16.00/12 ounces

Review Date: December 2018

Agtron: 56/76

Aroma: 9

Acidity/Structure: 8

Body: 8

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Richly sweet, spicy, tobacco-toned. Pipe tobacco, almond brittle, ginger blossom, mango, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with gentle, rounded acidity; crisp, satiny mouthfeel. The finish resonates with vanilla-toned pipe tobacco and ginger blossom.

Notes:

JBC Coffee Roasters’ vision is simple: “let the coffee lead the way” through sourcing and roasting the best and most unique coffees available and rewarding the farmers who grow those coffees with substantial premiums. Visit www.jbccoffeeroasters.com or call 608-256-5282 for more information.

The Bottom Line: Expressive and resonant: Spice-toned florals and sweetly savory pipe tobacco offer rich throughlines.

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