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Colombia Bretaña Natural Java – Greenglass Coffee Company

Andrew Pautler

Colombia Bretaña Natural Java – Greenglass Coffee Company

Coffee Details

  • Coffee Name
    Bretaña Natural Java,
  • Roaster
    Greenglass Coffee Company
  • Roaster Location
    Paw Paw, Michigan
  • Estimated Price
    $20 / 8oz
  • Flavor Notes
    Raspberry cremes, unroasted chocolates, red fruits, light orange blossom florals
  • Process
    Natural, Carbonic Maceration
  • Varieties
  • Country
  • Producer
    Carlos Cadavid
  • Roast
  • Review Brew Method
    Flower, Orea, AeroPress
  • Roast Date
    October 24, 2021
  • Review Date
    November 6, 2021

Coffee Scoring

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  • Intensity of attributes
  • Crisp acidity

Disclosure: Pull & Pour received coffee samples for this post, however, as always, all opinions are 100% my own.

This Colombian coffee consists of 100% of the Java varietal, a rare and challenging to grow varietal that originated in Ethiopia. This one from Greenglass Coffee Company is big, bold, and a lot of fun.

The coffee begins with an intensely rich & boozy fragrance that reminded me of berries, semi-sweet chocolate, and subtle tropical fruit. The flavor was intensely sweet and slightly funky with notes of raspberry, lemon drops, citrus & berries. The fruit-toned sweetness was strong throughout and evolved as the coffee cooled. The acidity was crisp throughout and fairly intense at the front of each sip. The medium-full body supported a rich, syrupy mouthfeel that complimented the sweetness wonderfully.

The Bottom Line

This was one of the more intense cups I’ve had in a while. It had a wonderful complexity and uniqueness that I really enjoyed. This isn’t necessarily a daily drinker, but if you enjoy big, bold, and sweet coffees, this is a great one to mix into your brewing routine.

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