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Muddy Dog Roasting

Honduras Montana Verde Pacas

Location: Morrisville, North Carolina

Origin: Santa Barbara Department, Honduras.

Roast: Medium

Est. Price: $13.00/16 ounces

Review Date: August 2013

Agtron: 49/67

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 7

Body: 8

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Pungent, deep, slightly musky. Distinct dark chocolate, plum pudding, a musky note in aroma and cup. Roundly tart acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates but persists in a rich finish.

Notes:

This coffee was produced entirely from trees of the Pacas variety of Arabica, a compact-growing mutant of Bourbon first discovered and selected in El Salvador. Based in Morrisville, North Carolina, Muddy Dog Roasting is a small batch roaster focused on environmentally and socially responsible coffees and eco-friendly roasting. Visit www.muddydogcoffee.com or call 919-371-2818 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy a deep, pungent variation on the classic Central America cup. The Bourbon heritage of the Pacas variety may account for some of the pungent depth of this rather distinctive profile.


This review originally appeared in the August, 2013 tasting report: A Focus on the Classic: Coffees of Honduras

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