La Bean Coffee
Valley Heart Blend
|Roaster Location:||Summitville, New York|
|Coffee Origin:||Ethiopia; Sumatra; Colombia|
|Review Date:||March 2009|
Blind Assessment: Gently pungent aroma of sweet chocolate and nut. Balanced acidity, full mouthfeel, and soft, deep layers of flavors ranging from flowers and dried fruit to more nut and cocoa. Finishes cleanly, with a mild milk chocolate note.
Notes: All coffees in this blend are certified organically grown and Fair Trade, meaning they were purchased from small-holding farmers at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. Based in the Catskill Mountains of New York, La Bean Coffee is a small roasting company that serves wholesale and Internet retail customers with fresh roasted coffee and focuses its business practices on social and philanthropic goals of sustainability and fairness. Visit
Who Should Drink It: Those who put a premium on richness and avoid aggressive acidity in a balanced, versatile cup.