Java Estate Peaberry
|Roaster Location:||Ventura, California|
|Coffee Origin:||Eastern Java|
|Review Date:||August 2004|
Blind Assessment: Superb aroma: rich, deep, pungently chocolate. The chocolate turns more intensely pungent, almost pine-toned in the cup, balanced by sweet, lush undercurrents of fruit.
Notes: Java is a classic coffee origin that has fallen out of favor over the last decade or so owing to inconsistency. This example, however, represents Java at its traditional best. Peaberries result when the coffee fruit develops only a single, oval bean rather than the usual pair of flat-sided beans. Peaberries produce a somewhat different (usually better) cup than normal beans from the same crop. Moore Coffee is a small retail and wholesale roaster that also offers a range of other fancy foods and beverages. Visit
Who Should Drink It: Those who find earthy Sumatras overstated but clean Latin American coffees boring.