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coffee, french press, harvest blend, Sumatra -

It's a crisp day here in Vermont, fall is on the way.  Today we are tasting our Harvest Blend.  It is a mix of light roasted Colombia, and medium roasted Sumatra.  We brewed it in a French Press. The initial smell of the beans are reminiscent of chocolate and cherry's. Once ground the chocolate came to the front.  We ground it coarse, and put it into the french press. After adding the hot water the cherry scent is now what comes to the front.  After it sat for 4 minutes, and slowly brewed, it was poured into a mug.  The...

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 It's a cold and wintery afternoon here in Central Vermont, as I prepare my afternoon coffee. I brewed the Sumatra with a nine cup Stovetop espresso maker.  The aroma of the coffee as it percolated through the pot was reminiscent of cedar and had a nice earthy smell to it.  As I poured it into my mug, I immediately noticed the color, which was like light molasses.  The scent wafting from the cup was of dark chocolate.  I typically drink it black, so once it cooled enough to sip, I tried it.  Immediately the bold earthiness of the Sumatra hit...

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