Cuppings notes on some of the current Fair Trade offerings

Brazil Sul De Minas, Nova Resende Cooperative- hazelnut, cashew, peanut butter, nice acidity, light body, clean finish

Guatemala Chajulense, Maya Ixil Cooperative- cinnamon, sweet melon peel, floral high notes, sweet round body, bitty acidity, smooth finish

Peru Ayacucho Apurimac River Valley, CACVRA Cooperative- cocoa, earthy, citrus, noticeable acidity, dry finish, but remaining garden dirty(good) flavors

Nicaragua UCOSEMUN Cooperative- sweet cocoa, green wheaty grass, unripe carrot, sweet/mild body, dry finish

Ethiopia Sidama SCFCU Cooperative- blueberry/raspberry/strawberry graham pie, delightful bitters, great sweet body, very wet finish

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~ by The Espresso Lounge on February 17, 2010.

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