|Roaster Location:||Lexington, Virginia|
|Coffee Origin:||Huehuetenango growing region, Guatemala.|
|Review Date:||December 2009|
Blind Assessment: Sweet, mildly pungent aroma with hints of chocolate and anise. In the cup, balanced, fruit-toned acidity, lightly syrupy body and a sustained complex of orangy citrus and continued chocolate with a berry-like fruit complication. The chocolate turns bittersweet in the finish.
Notes: Rainforest Alliance certified, meaning this coffee was produced following sustainable ecological and socio-economic criteria developed by the Sustainable Agricultural Network, a coalition of independent, environment-focused non-governmental organizations. SHB or Strictly Hard Bean is the highest grade of Guatemala coffee based on growing altitude. Founded in 1990, Lexington Coffee is an award winning artisan roasting company based in Virginia. Lexington's focus on fresh, flavorful and sustainable coffee explains its motto, "Uncommon and Uncompromised." Visit www.lexingtoncoffee.com or call 800-322-6505 for more information.
Who Should Drink It: A pleasing fruit-toned chocolate, from aroma through finish.