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Greyfriar's Coffee & Tea

Organic Peru La Florida

Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee

Origin: Northern Peru.

Roast: NA

Est. Price:

Review Date: August 2001

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Aroma: 6

Acidity: 5

Body: 6

Flavor: 7

Blind Assessment:

Either pleasantly subdued or disappointingly flat, depending on expectation. Roasty and mildly bittersweet, complicated by slight dry, brisk cocoa notes and perhaps some spice tones. The best of the four Perus submitted for this cupping.

Notes:

Roasty and mildly bittersweet, complicated by slight dry, brisk cocoa notes and perhaps some spice tones. From a cooperative of small-holding farmers in a remote area of northern Peru. Certified organically grown and Fair-Trade certified. Greyfriar ‘s is a small, quality-oriented roaster/retailer founded in 1996 by Ian Goodman, whose Scotch ancestry led him t

Who Should Drink It: Lovers of the dry and subtle. Perus are harvested in June through August, which means that all of the Perus in this cupping probably are nearly a year old and potentially faded in taste.


This review originally appeared in the August, 2001 tasting report: Fair-Trade Coffees

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