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Holiday Blend from Downtown Coffee

Holiday Blend from Downtown Coffee

Roast Rating: 4 stars

Summary

Tis the season for a Holiday Blend by Downtown Coffee in Oahu, HI. It is Nutty - Medium Body - Earthy

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Holiday Blend

Origin: Coffee Blend   Process: Unspecified

Roaster: Downtown Coffee

Cupping Evaluation

Cupping Details

Peanut butter and cocoa mark the aroma at the break, leading into a full, rich and smooth body. Juicy and herbaceous, we taste mild fruits and garden veggies. The sweetness is reminiscent of cooked carrots, brown sugar and sweet malts. The complexity and bitterness has a range from peanut to cocoa and cereal to cedar, rolling into a short-lived finish of cedar and nutty dark chocolate.
  • Aroma: 1 / 2
  • Body: 2.5 / 3
  • Aftertaste: 4 / 5
  • Acidity: 3 / 5 [x 2]
  • Sweetness: 4 / 5 [x 2]
  • Bitterness: 3.5 / [x 2]
  • Drinkability: 7 / 10
  • Total: 35.5 / 50

Brewing Evaluation

Brewing Details

Caramel and herbs greet us in the nose of this brew as well as malty sweet chocolate. The body is medium in weight, but velvety and smooth. The acidity is quite mild, but tastes of citrus fruits leading into a malty sweetness with hints of light caramel. Nutty and earthy, we find the complexity of herbs weaving in and out of the flavor. The finish is long, but mellow and chocolatey. This coffee is dest described as- Nutty - Medium Body - Earthy
  • Aroma: 2 / 2
  • Body: 2.5 / 3
  • Aftertaste: 3.5 / 5
  • Acidity: 3.5 / 5 [x 2]
  • Sweetness: 3 / 5 [x 2]
  • Bitterness: 4 / 5 [x 2]
  • Drinkability: 6.5 / 10
  • Total: 35.5 / 50

Roast Rating: 4 stars

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Roaster Profile

Downtown Coffee

Downtown Coffee is located in Honolulu, HI. Owners Fred and Fumiko Hokada are committed to serving a selection of 100% Hawaiian grown coffees. They roast weekly at their cafe.

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Categories: Coffee Ratings. Origins: USA - Hawaii. Flavors: Brown Sugar, Browned Bread, Cedar, Cocoa, Cooked Carrots, Dark Chocolate, Full, Grain, Herbaceous, Malt, Mild Fruit, Nuts, Paper, Peanut Butter, Peanuts, Raw Sugar, Rich, Round, Sharp, Sweet Malts, and Tangy. Brew Descriptors: Earthy, Medium Body, and Nutty. Roasters: Downtown Coffee.

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