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The final round of the 2011 Nicaragua COE offered some amazingly well balanced coffees with tart acidity and rich bodies.
Round 1, sessions 4, 5 and 6 were filled with cocoa and vanilla aromas.
During round one, it was the judges job to narrow 60 coffees down to only the best offerings, which will be done in three sessions.
The goal of today’s cupping was for the jurors to re-familiarize themselves with the scoring sheets, the flow of the cupping sessions as well as an introduction to the coffees.
I will be representing Batdorf & Bronson at this year’s Nicaragua Cup of Excellence. This will be my second time participating as a juror for the COE. Being selected again and having the opportunity to travel to Nicaragua is quite an honor. Tasting the preeminent coffees this country has to offer is something I am [...]