Kaladi Brothers Coffee
Guatemala Atitlan “La Voz”
|Roaster Location:||Anchorage, Alaska|
|Review Date:||August 2001|
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