|Roaster Location:||Miami, Florida|
|Review Date:||December 1999|
Blind Assessment: Smooth, subtle, and above all, sweet. Buoyantly soft rather than bright or brisk, with sweet nut tones in the aroma and sweet chocolate in the finish.
Notes: Buoyantly soft rather than bright or brisk, with sweet nut tones in the aroma and sweet chocolate in the finish. Sweet, subtle Brazil Santos coffees like this one were admired throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries, and remain the most important gourmet origin in Italy. In America, the use of bland, tasteless Brazils in canned supermarket blends has made it di
Who Should Drink It: Those who find medium-roast coffees too acidy and dark-roast coffees too pungent. Serve it strong and revel in its enveloping sweetness, or brew it as espresso and try it straight up, without sugar.
This review originally appeared in the December, 1999 tasting report: Coffees of the Millennium