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Bartok Coffee

Guatemala Huehuetenango El Rincon

Location: Taipei City, Taiwan

Origin: Huehuetenango growing region, Guatemala

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: NT $1,000/16 ounces

Review Date: October 2015

Agtron: 60/77

Aroma: 9

Acidity: 9

Body: 8

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Sweetly and deeply floral. Flowers (lilac, lavender), tangerine zest, honeydew melon, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Round, juicy acidity; light, satiny mouthfeel. Flowers and cacao carry into a sweet, crisp finish.

Notes:

From trees of the heirloom Bourbon and respected Caturra varieties. Huehuetenango is a particularly admired Guatemala growing region. Joe Hung writes the following about Bartok Coffee: “If you like music like coffee, we will create a good time for you, through direct trade and local coffee roaster, let each coffee-loving, modest prices to enjoy unparalleled taste, please visit www.bartok.com.tw.”

Who Should Drink It: Those who value vivacity in a cup both sweetly juicy and crisply zesty.


This review originally appeared in the October, 2015 tasting report: Traditional Coffees of Central America: Quest for the Classic

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