26 May '15, 10pm

Mugged: Colombia Luminosa [Peet's]

Mugged: Colombia Luminosa [Peet's]

While Peet's has long preferred to roast darker, they now are beginning to wander into the realms of light roasts. With the recent release of their Colombia Luminosa, their sole light roast, they're diversifying their offerings to a growing love of lighter roasts. While at first glance, the beans do not really look like a light roast (definitely more medium), the beans are indeed a good deal lighter than some of Peet's more regular offerings. Curious to see how it fares in the mug, I tried out this Colombia by pourover, french press and siphon. The pourover yielded notes of apple, smoke, cherry, a touch of cocoa, strong tobacco and rye cracker within a medium body, making for a sweet and deep brew. The french press purveyed tootsie roll, blackberry, smoke, sourdough and malt, making for a heavy, sweet infusion. The siphon proved a little different with notes of corn chip, ...

Full article: http://www.purecoffeeblog.com/2015/05/mugged-colombia-lum...

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