25 Jun '13, 3am
New Review: Bliss of Gayo (espresso) by Simon Hsieh's Aroma Roast Coffees (Taoyuan City, Taiwan) - 92 points.
92 Simon Hsieh's Aroma Roast Coffees Taoyuan City, Taiwan Bliss of Gayo Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: June 2013 Origin: Gayo growing region, Aceh Province, northern Sumatra, Indonesia. Price: NT $1000/16 ounces Blind Assessment: Evaluated as espresso. Aromatic cedar, dark chocolate, orange, fresh-turned earth in aroma and small cup. Velvety mouthfeel; flavor consolidates but persists in a rich finish. Orange and an earthy, cedar-toned chocolate in particular persist in three parts milk. Notes: In addition to his retail roasting operation Aroma Roast Coffees, Simon Hsieh also operates Soaring Phoenix Trading, a business focused on purposed-built commercial espresso blends and high quality single-origin coffees. Visit tw.myblog.yahoo.com/Grey-Zone or call 886-0983-749876 for more information. Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy the sweet-toned, aromatic earth notes of a t...