4.0 out of 5 coffee cups
Costa Rica La Minita Estate Whole Bean Coffee
Premium Estate Coffee, Medium Roast, Shade Grown
Coastal Roasters was generous in sending us nine half-pound free whole bean coffees to sample from their line of organic, fair trade coffees. Coastal Roasters is a very popular coffee company on the east coast with many dedicated coffee fans, and there is a good reason why: Coastal Roasters coffee is delicious! Coastal Roasters works with growers, importers and other roasters to source the finest kind of beans available. Coastal Roasters roasts their coffee beans to order and local coffee delivery is free. Coastal Roasters concentrates on coffees from growers that are organic, fair trade, shade grown, bird friendly, mountain water processed, and are associated with the Rainforest Alliance.
Coastal Roasters coffees include the Sakonnet Signature series (proprietary blends, including their best sellers); coffees from the Americas (Mexico, Central America, and South America); coffees from Africa and Arabia; and coffees from Indonesia. The Coastal Roasters coffee packages we received have a resealable top which is very handy, and the coffee artwork on the packages is wonderful. The whole bean coffees we received to review are impressive, we think you will find this coffee impressive as well.
Coastal Roasters ships anywhere. Whole bean coffee is available or you can choose coffee ground to specification. Due to the re-construction of Coastal Roasters website, all orders can simply be placed by contacting them by phone. Contact them via email and they will be happy to email a complete and current menu. You can email Coastal Roasters at coastalroasters (at) gmail.com, or phone them at (401) 624-2343.
When opening the package of whole beans the coffee beans have a nutty, herby aroma and the smell is inviting. Costa Rica La Minita Estate is one of Coastal Roasters premium estate coffees. Costa Rica La Minita Estate whole bean coffee was brewed with a French Press and it was tasted with and without half and half.
Costa Rica La Minita Estate when brewed is a medium roast coffee with very good flavor. The coffee is noted as being milder in acidity than other Tarrazu region coffees, tasting the coffee it is definitely smooth with herbal tones, not too strong, and has no trace of bitterness. Costa Rica La Minita Estate has a mellow, herbal flavor that is perfect for coffee lovers who need more than light roast but find a dark roast is too acidic for them. Costa Rica La Minita Estate’s smooth taste makes it a great cup of coffee suited for your daily java or to savor over the weekend. Like all of Coastal Roaster coffees Costa Rica La Minita Estate is an excellent brew and a cup you’ll enjoy every time you drink it.