Fidalgo Bay Coffee

Nicaragua Cafe Alden

Location: Burlington, Washington

Origin: Nicaragua.

Roast: Medium-Dark

Est. Price: NA

Review Date: August 2011

Agtron: 42/50

Aroma: 8

Body: 8

Flavor: 8

Aftertaste: 7

Blind Assessment:

A darkish roast develops roasted nut, cedar and buttery chocolate notes in aroma and cup. Quiet, roast-rounded acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. Chocolate carries into a sweet, slightly drying finish.


Fidalgo Bay is a wholesale and online retail specialty coffee roaster with a thoughtfully designed menu of coffees and a concise but effective personal roast profiling tool on its website. Visit www.fidalgobaycoffee.com or call 800-310-5540 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy simple, full-bodied, balanced darker roasts.

This review originally appeared in the August, 2011 tasting report: Nicaragua: Continuity and Innovation

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