Kauai Estate Reserve Peaberry, Dark Roast
|Roaster Location:||Eleele, Kauai, Hawaii|
|Coffee Origin:||Island of Kauai, Hawaii|
|Review Date:||February 2002|
Blind Assessment: Sweet, opulently chocolate-toned fruit is turned pleasantly bittersweet by the roast. Full bodied and roundly pungent.
Notes: From the large, sophisticated Kauai coffee farm near the resort area of Poipu. Peaberries result when the coffee fruit develops a single, oval bean rather than the usual pair of flat-sided beans. This peaberry produced the best cup of the five samples submitted by Kauai Coffee. Visit
Who Should Drink It: Those many coffee drinkers who prefer a sweet, low-acid cup overlaid with bitter roasty tones. Very pleasant with milk.
This review originally appeared in the February, 2002 tasting report: Konas and Other Hawaiis