R & R Beans
|Roaster Location:||Laurel, Maryland|
|Review Date:||February 1999|
A solid, bordering-on-classic Sumatra profile: low-toned but rich, pleasantly pruny, its distinct pungency saved from bitterness by a sweetness that grows in power as the coffee cools.
This coffee displays a solid, bordering-on-classic Sumatra profile: low-toned but rich, pleasantly pruny, growing in power as it cools. Mandheling and Lintong are the classic coffees of Sumatra, produced (usually) on small plots from trees of the traditional Lintong variety, and processed by a simple, backyard version of the wet or washed method. R & R Beans is a small family-owned-and-o
Who Should Drink It
Sumatra lovers who prefer their pungent richness free of earthy romanticisms.
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This review originally appeared in the February, 1999 tasting report: New Crop Sumatra Coffees