Zingerman's Coffee

India Elk Hill

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Origin: Karnataka State, southern India.

Roast: Medium

Est. Price:

Review Date: October 2009

Agtron: 47/59

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 7

Body: 8

Flavor: 8

Aftertaste: 7

Blind Assessment:

Deep aroma with soft notes of chocolate, nut and fruit. In the cup, gentle acidity, full body and simple, sweet-toned flavors of coffee fruit, honey and nut. The sweetness lingers in a finish that turns a touch dry and tight in the long.


Zingerman’s Coffee is a specialty roasting company associated with Zingerman’s Deli in Ann Arbor, praised as “one of the top 25 food markets in the world” by Food & Wine magazine. It offers a relatively small but sensitively sourced and roasted menu of specialty coffees. Visit www.zingermanscoffee.com or call 734-929-6060 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A relaxed, sweet-toned cup.

This review originally appeared in the October, 2009 tasting report: Something for Everyone: India Coffees 2009

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