Coffee Reviews

Space Candy (Washed) – Colorfull Coffee

Andrew Pautler

Space Dust (Washed) - Colorfull Coffee

Coffee Details

  • Coffee Name
    Space Candy (Washed)
  • Roaster
    Colorfull Coffee
  • Roaster Location
    Montreal, Canada
  • Estimated Price
    $18.00 / 200 grams
  • Flavor Notes
    Elegant, crisp, chocolate, almond, floral, stardust
  • Process
    Washed
  • Country
    Mexico
  • Region
    Chiapas
  • Elevation
    1500 MASL
  • Producer
    Luis Herrera
  • Roast
    Light
  • Review Brew Method
    v60, Flower, Origami
  • Roast Date
    October 20, 2020
  • Review Date
    November 7, 2020

Coffee Scoring

9.2
Aroma
8.5 / 10
Body
9 / 10
Flavor
9.5 / 10
Acidity/Brightness
8.5 / 10
Balance
9.5 / 10
Sweetness
9 / 10
Cleanliness
10 / 10
Aftertaste
9 / 10
Complexity
9.5 / 10
Flexibility
9.5 / 10
Pros
  • Crisp & clean
  • One of the best Mexican coffees I've had

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

Ever since Colorfull Coffee burst into the scene earlier this year with their Sun Blood Decaf, I’ve been excited to give them a try. I had my chance when they sent this special Mexican Geisha. They offer both the washed and natural versions of the coffee; I got to try the washed variation.

The coffee begins with a rich, slightly earthy fragrance that was chocolaty and floral. The flavor was very clean and crisp with notes of chocolate, almond, floral and subtle fruit. It was incredibly smooth with a very elegant flavor profile. The acidity was balanced and the body was a wonderfully unique combination of crisp and creamy. It had a raw sugar sweetness and a lingering floral aftertaste. While the coffee was incredibly balanced and approachable, it was also surprisingly complex. I continued to discover new aspects of the coffee with every brew and it took a few to really dial it in to perfection.

The Bottom Line

My experience with Mexican coffees to date has been a bit lack-luster and this washed Geisha was definitely one of the best Mexican coffees I’ve ever had. It’s crisp complexity paired with its balanced approachability made it a true delight to brew. I can’t wait to see what Colorfull Coffee comes out with next.

Space Dust with hand-painted packaging
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