Organic Costa Rican Dark
|Roaster Location:||Logan, Utah|
|Review Date:||August 2001|
Blind Assessment: An interesting dark-roast cup. Distinctly charred but full-bodied and rather expansively sweet, with hints of dry pineapple in both aroma and finish and an odd, smoky chocolate twist in the cup. Finishes rather bitterly, like most dark roasts.
Notes: An interesting dark-roast cup. Distinctly charred but full-bodied and rather expansively sweet. Produced by the farmer members of Coopeldos, a small cooperative in the Pacific-facing mountains of the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Certified organically grown and fair-traded, but not shade grown, probably because conditions in the Monteverde Cloud Forest a
Who Should Drink It: Extreme dark-roast aficionados who enjoy some complication in their bittersweet cup.
This review originally appeared in the August, 2001 tasting report: Fair-Trade Coffees