Batdorf & Bronson
Organic French Roast (Mexico)
|Roaster Location:||Olympia, Washington|
|Coffee Origin:||Southern Mexico|
|Review Date:||August 2003|
Blind Assessment: Both Ken and co-taster Willem Boot found chocolate notes running through aroma and small cup: "deep-toned chocolate" for Willem, "caramel, chocolate" for Ken. Both, however, complained about a slight sharpness in the finish, though Willem found it "minty." Good presence in milk: "Spicy and sweet" for Willem, "smoky, fruity and rich" for Ken. Willem rating 87, Ken 87.
Notes: Certified organically grown. Batdorf & Bronson is a leading wholesale artisan specialty roaster with roasting locations in both Olympia, Washington and Atlanta, Georgia. Visit www.batdorfcoffee.com or call 800-955-5282 for more information.
Who Should Drink It: A substantial, complexly aromatic presence in milk should make this Mexico a good choice for both short and tall with-milk drinks.
This review originally appeared in the August, 2003 tasting report: Not Your Ordinary Espressos