|Roaster Location:||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Coffee Origin:||Lake Amatitlán area, south-central Guatemala|
|Est. Price:||$15.00/12 ounces|
|Review Date:||October 2018|
Blind Assessment: Crisp, richly sweet. Magnolia, dried persimmon, hazelnut, molasses, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet in structure with round, gentle acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The finish is resonant with magnolia, dried persimmon and hazelnut notes.
Notes: Produced by Jesus Recinos entirely from trees of the Bourbon variety of Arabica. This is a wet-processed or “washed” coffee, meaning the fruit skin and pulp were removed from the beans immediately after harvesting and before drying. Magnolia Coffee is a Charlotte, North Carolina-based specialty roaster whose motto is “Craft Roasted. Truly Delicious. Socially Conscious.” Magnolia Coffee focuses on direct-trade coffees that make a difference in the lives of the coffee harvesters and their communities. Visit www.magnoliacoffeeco.com or call 704-651-7726 for more information.
The Bottom Line: A friendly, floral-toned Guatemala cup with undercurrents of rich hazelnut.