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Kaladi Brothers Coffee

Guatemala Atitlan “La Voz”

Location: Anchorage, Alaska

Origin:

Roast: NA

Est. Price:

Review Date: August 2001

Agtron: /

Aroma: 7

Acidity: 7

Body: 7

Flavor: 8

Blind Assessment:

Clear, sweet ferment tones are turned cherryish chocolate by the darkish roast. Clean, bittersweet chocolate finish. The winy ferment tones, giddy and buoyant when the cup is hot, flatten just a bit as the cup cools.

Notes:

Clear, sweet ferment tones are turned cherryish chocolate by the darkish roast. Clean, bittersweet chocolate finish. Certified organically grown and Fair-Trade certified. Kaladi Bros., a quality-oriented wholesale roaster, uses fluidized bed or “air” roasting technology, and freezes its beans in airtight containers immediately after roasting, an unorthodox but technical

Who Should Drink It: Definitely not coffee purists. The winey ferment tones make this a coffee for the exuberantly open palate.


This review originally appeared in the August, 2001 tasting report: Fair-Trade Coffees

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