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Muddy Dog Roasting

Old North State Blend

Location: Morrisville, North Carolina

Origin: Not disclosed.

Roast: Medium-Dark

Est. Price:

Review Date: July 2008

Agtron: 40/47

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 8

Body: 8

Flavor: 8

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Rich, spicy and chocolate aroma with a mild smokiness. Mellow acidity with soft suggestions of tangy citrus. Balanced and complex flavors open as a vaguely fruity sweetness, then fade to nut and earth tones. Pleasant toasty, earthy and cocoa qualities persist into the finish.

Notes:

All coffees in this blend are certified organically grown. Based in Morrisville, North Carolina, Muddy Dog Roasting is a small batch roaster focused on environmentally and socially responsible coffees and eco-friendly roasting. Visit www.muddydogcoffee.com or call 919-371-2818 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: For those who like to contemplate subtle complexity in a moderately dark-roasted coffee.


This review originally appeared in the July, 2008 tasting report: Readers' Choice 2008: Hearty Coffee from the Heartlands

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