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PT's Coffee Roasting Co.

Reserva del Patron Colombia Narino

Location: Topeka, Kansas

Origin: Narino Department, southern Colombia

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price:

Review Date: February 2008

Agtron: 60/80

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 8

Body: 8

Flavor: 8

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Distinctive aromatics: sweetly dry fruit notes that suggest black current, blackberry, tart cherry, cedary orange. Lightly syrupy mouthfeel, fine balance. Long, deep finish that stays on the rich side of astringent.

Notes:

Reserva del Patron is a very high-grown and exceptionally rigorously selected green coffee from an admired growing region in the southernmost Colombia Department of Narino. PT’s is a quality-oriented wholesale/retail specialty roaster with a wide and refined selection of coffee blends and origins. The PT’s motto is “without the love, it’s just coffee.” Visit www.ptscoffee.com or call 888-678-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: The crisply sweet, exhilarating dry berry notes are reminiscent of great Kenya coffees. The berryish fruit takes on a distinctly chocolaty cast in milk.


This review originally appeared in the February, 2008 tasting report: Juan Valdez's Progeny: Micro-Lot and Other Fine Colombias

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