Origin Coffee Roasters
Miranda’s Farms Hawai’i Caturra
|Roaster Location:||Kihei, Hawai’i|
|Coffee Origin:||Ka'u District, Big Island of Hawai’i|
|Est. Price:||$47.00/12 ounces|
|Review Date:||April 2021|
Blind Assessment: Deeply sweet-savory, berry-toned. Mulberry, brown sugar, Meyer lemon zest, dark chocolate, hop flowers in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with gentle, round acidity; very full, syrupy mouthfeel. Richly bittersweet finish with notes of brown sugar, dark chocolate, and hop flowers.
Notes: Produced at Miranda’s Farms entirely of the Yellow Caturra variety of Arabica and processed by Miguel Meza by a variation on the natural, dried-in-the-fruit method involving the addition of cultured yeasts during a fermentation step. Founded by roaster Heather Brisson-Lutz in 2018, Origin Coffee Roasters highlights the origin of each carefully selected coffee with a roast profile that highlights the specific characteristics of the green. Visit www.origincoffeemaui.com for more information.
The Bottom Line: A savory-toned, chocolaty and berry-driven Ka’u cup processed by a hybrid method in which the whole fruit is subject to fermentation using wine yeasts.
This review originally appeared in the April, 2021 tasting report: Spring Break In a Cup: Finding Great Coffee Roasters In Coastal Communities