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The Fire Roasted Coffee

Peru Cafe Femenino

Location: London, Ontario, Canada

Origin: Lambayeque region, Peru

Roast: Medium

Est. Price: CAD $13.00/16 oz.

Review Date: June 2010

Agtron: 49/64

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 7

Body: 8

Flavor: 8

Aftertaste: 7

Blind Assessment:

Rich, deep aroma: nut, a hint of chocolate. In the cup soft acidity, lightly syrupy mouthfeel, and a distinct and pleasing sweet cocoa note complicated by roasted nut. Gently rich, though rather short finish.

Notes:

This coffee is organic and Fair Trade certified, the latter meaning it was purchased from small-holding farmers at a “fair” or economically sustainable price. Cafe Femenino is an organization that supports women farmers and their families in coffee growing communities. Based in London, Ontario, Canada, The Fire Roasted Coffee Company focuses on organic and Fair Trade certified coffees. Their motto, “Our family loves coffee. Our coffees show it!” Visit www.fireroastedcoffee.com or call 519-438-5225 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Delicately crisp, pleasingly cocoa-toned coffee with impeccable environmental and socio-economic credentials.


This review originally appeared in the June, 2010 tasting report: Along the Andes: Coffees of Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru

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