Barnie's Coffee & Tea
Guatemala Atitlan, 1998
|Roaster Location:||Orlando, Florida|
|Review Date:||July 1999|
Blind Assessment: A full, rich, low-keyed cup. Stolid but not inert, with just enough acidity vibrating at the heart of the coffee to keep it lively.
Notes: A simple, full, rich, low-keyed cup. Just enough acidity to keep it lively. Barnie's Coffee & Tea may be a very large coffee chain, but it is not impersonal. Barnie's donates $1 of every pound of this coffee sold to Habitat for Humanity, and this past winter I ran into Barnie's founder Phil Jones leading a small contingent of hi
Who Should Drink It: Those who find medium-roasted Latin-American coffees too bright and dark-roast coffees too sharp. A simple, round, mouth-filling cup.
This review originally appeared in the July, 1999 tasting report: New Crop Guatemala Coffees