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Ratnagiri Estate (Red Honey) by Corridor Seven Coffee Roasters - 91 points

Review Date: September 2020

Color: 9 / 10

Aroma: 18 / 20

Flavour: 23 / 25

Finish: 19 / 20

Overall Quality: 22 / 25

Total Points: 91 / 100


This coffee has tasting notes of plums, cherries and slight citrus. The roaster mentions plums, cloves and well rounded acidity as the tasting notes. This coffee doesn't have a distinct aroma when you open the pack, but upon brewing will give away the beauty it packs. It has a great balance in the cup in terms of complex acidity and slight sweets. The plum and cherry like notes are distinct. While I could not catch any cloves in the cup, I did notice a slight citrus note running in the background which starts getting highlighted as the coffee cools down. The cup finishes well and has a well rounded acidity to it. Amazing flavours, brilliant complexity and I personally loved how it finishes off on your palate. Another great from this roaster and the estate.

Balance: Complex acidity

Complexity: High

Best for: Pourover, Aeropress

Worst for: Espresso

Pro tips:

Use a higher water temperature for brewing to get the right balance

Higher drinking temperature for a sweet-rounded acidity whereas lower drinking temperature for a bright cup

Final verdict: Highly recommended.


Price: Rs 440 for 250g

Roaster: Corridor Seven Coffee Roasters

Roast level: Filter

Type: Single Estate

Estate Name: Ratnagiri Estate

Altitude: 1250 - 1350 m

Location: Baba Budan Giri

Processing: Red Honey

Varietal: Catuai

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Disclaimer: Views are personal. These reviews are based on the 100 point ratings system designed by the author.

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