coffee cupping challenge. think nascar.

| May 15, 2008

we cup tons of coffee each week. searching the globe for remarkable coffee beans – we thought it would be fun to launch a weekly cupping quiz – we name the characteristics and a few choice bits of information and you guess what region from which the coffee hails… 

wednesday may 14th. 
aroma: dark chocolate, praline, marshmallow, traces of smoke. 
body: medium-bodied  
acidity: low
flavors: dark chocolate, balanced with hints of smoke, layered with baking spice through-out.  sweet finish. 
hint: the current cultural ambassador of this country was jailed in the 70’s for anti-governmental activity. 
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