|Roaster Location:||Portland, Oregon|
|Coffee Origin:||Latin America; East Africa.|
|Est. Price:||$14.25/12 ounces|
|Review Date:||February 2012|
Blind Assessment: Impressive aroma: caramelly chocolate, almond, lemon, grape, a hint of flowers. Tartly rich acidity; fullish though rather rough mouthfeel. Aromatics persist but simplify a bit in the cup and finish.
Notes: Stumptown Coffee is a small-batch premium roasting company that wholesales its coffees as well as serves them custom brewed by the cup in its Portland cafes. Under the enthusiastic leadership of Duane Sorenson, Stumptown has become a leading buyer and roaster of elite, small-lot coffees. Visit www.stumptowncoffee.com or call 503-230-7797 for more information.
Who Should Drink It : A forceful, deep-structured cup, especially when hot.
This review originally appeared in the February, 2012 tasting report: Benchmarking the New Starbucks and Peet's Medium Roasts