Taylor Maid Farms
|Roaster Location:||Sonoma County, California|
|Review Date:||March 1998|
Blind Assessment: Herbal, pungent tones, a bit too sharp for earthy, dominate the profile, reverberating in its characteristically solid Sumatra heart. Only a touch of sweet nuance, but the herbal tones are intriguing. They turn slightly hard as the coffee cools.
Notes: This coffee was dominated by herbal, pungent tones, a bit too sharp for earthy, over its characteristically solid Sumatra heart. Touch of sweet nuance. This certified organically grown coffee was processed by traditional Sumatra methods. Taylor Maid Farms coffees are retailed whole bean in cans, and typically sold in natural foods stores.
Who Should Drink It : Those interested in the herbal tones. Coffees must be allowed to rest before canning to allow the gases developed by roasting to dissipate. Fresh out of the roaster this coffee might have displayed more nuance to soften and complicate the herbal sharpness. Still, an interesting profile.
This review originally appeared in the March, 1998 tasting report: Sumatra Coffees