Hala Tree Kona Coffee
Red Bourbon Natural Exclusive Reserve
|Roaster Location:||Captain Cook, Hawaii|
|Coffee Origin:||North Kona growing district, “Big Island” of Hawaii|
|Est. Price:||$38.00/8 ounces|
|Review Date:||June 2020|
Blind Assessment: Sweetly pungent, juicy. Tangerine, dark chocolate, almond butter, honeysuckle, a hint of kefir in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with bold, lactic acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The layered finish consolidates to notes of tangerine and sweet yogurt.
Notes: Certified organic. Produced entirely from trees of the Red Bourbon variety of Arabica and processed by the dry or “natural” method, 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. Limited release available only as part of Hala Tree's Tasting Club. Hala Tree Coffee is a family-owned organic Kona coffee farm in the heart of the Kona coffee belt, overlooking historic Kealakekua Bay. The 100% Kona Coffee produced on this USDA organic-certified property is processed and roasted on site to ensure quality. For more information, visit www.halatreecoffee.com.
The Bottom Line: A natural-processed Kona coffee with an interesting fruit-toned profile and a pleasing throughline of lactic-style acidity (think fresh yogurt); quite compelling as a pourover.
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