Kaffe Magnum Opus
|Millville, New Jersey
Sweet, midtoned, and intensely fragrant with an odd but pleasingly complex of sweet citrus (orange and Meyer lemon?) and fresh-cut cedar. This striking aromatic combination hints at a sort of herb-toned chocolate toward the rich but slightly heavy, bittersweet finish.
Mysore is a traditional market name for wet-processed Arabica coffee from southern India. Kaffý Magnum Opus is a roaster, wholesaler and Internet retailer of quality specialty coffee. Visit
Who Should Drink It
Sensory adventurers. The intense citrus-in-cedar fragrance displayed by this coffee strikes me as one persuasive coffee analogy for the color and drama of India.
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This review originally appeared in the July, 2004 tasting report: Daddy's Socks or Fancy Cheese: Monsooned Coffees and the Perils of Evaluation