|Roaster Location:||Johns Creek, Georgia|
|Coffee Origin:||Utcubamba Province, Amazonas Region, north-central Peru|
|Est. Price:||$15.00/12 ounces|
|Review Date:||March 2019|
Blind Assessment: Fruit-forward, crisply sweet. Caramelized banana, hibiscus, cedar, pipe tobacco, rum cordial in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with round, gentle acidity; velvety mouthfeel. The quiet finish leads with banana and rum suggestions in the short, rounding to sweet pipe tobacco in the long.
Notes: This coffee tied for the third-highest rating in a cupping of coffees from Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador for Coffee Review’s March 2019 tasting report. This is a dry-processed or “natural” coffee, meaning the beans were dried inside the fruit rather than after the fruit has been removed, as is the case with wet-processed or “washed” coffees. Peach Coffee Roasters is an Atlanta, Georgia-based specialty roaster. Visit www.peachcoffeeroasters.com for more information.
The Bottom Line: A natural-processed Peru cup with an appealing hint of cordial-like sweet ferment animating a layering of fruit, floral and tobacco notes.
This review originally appeared in the March, 2019 tasting report: Revisiting the Andes: Coffees From Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia