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Hey quarantined home roasters! I hope you have great coffee! If they have a run on coffee, I hope you're set with your great home roast! Find me on Facebook! Ed Needham

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Ka'u - Rusty's Farm Hawaii
Been in discussion with a woman farmer from the Big Island. Here is a typica from this year:

Cuppers: - Bill, Denise, B|Java
Process: - WP
Sample Provided by: - B|Java
Vendor: - Rusty's Farm
Elevation: - 2200'
Roaster: - B|Java
Days Rest? - 5
Method: - Gene Cafe
Level: City Plus
Any Roaster Observations/Comments: Very uniform roast
Prepared in press pot: 12 oz water, 23 g coffee: 3:45 m steep (can't imagine what nuances will come dancing out in a vacpot)


1. Dry fragrance/wet aroma – Dry fragrance: grind fills the first floor of the house. Light caramel. Wet aroma: Sweet, rich orchid. Deep-hibiscus

2. Brightness/acidity – Just right for the floral cup, holds the bouquet up

3. Flavor/depth – Jasmine, floral bouqet, tea-like tastes from florals

4. Body/mouthfeel – “This is the most delicate cup I have ever had.” Gentle cup; light body. Some effervescence/carbonation feel – pleasant tingle.

5. Finish/aftertaste – Became just a tad drier as the cup concluded, moving to a cumquat or Cutie Clementine hint as we bid it farewell.

Overall, this is a floral salad, picking up hints of citrus along the way. Skosh of cream? – softened the cup even further. Yummm...

Thumbs : 3 up. In a word, "unique."

Cupping Score: 88.5.

Dave Borton
Milwaukee, WI
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