Angels Cup 14th Flight

I finally got around to brewing this one up yesterday afternoon. The past 3-4 days have been a whirlwind. Lots of great stuff happening though so no complaints.

This week I only did two, sorry. I’ve gotten to where I vaguely screen the cards beforehand to check the roasters without revealing any other information. I do this cause of a particular roaster I had a not so great experience with has been popping up in these flights a lot. For my blog and since I’m not getting any incentives to promote anybody, I’m subjective on who I write about. This roaster for instance is not one I want to talk about so I don’t include them in these posts.

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Panama Santa Teresa (Natural)- Brandywine Coffee

[Cantaloupe, Red Grape, Berry, Pineapple, Coconut, Peanut, Cinnamon, Vanilla, Maple Syrup]

My initial impression of this cup was sweet and acidic. It had a different aftertaste, couldn’t place it. It had maybe a like caramel/honey, creamy body. Really smooth though.

Flipped the card – got little to nothing on that one. The card wasn’t lying, definitely complex. I’ve never seen that many notes on a card. But once I saw it was a natural I pinpointed the aftertaste. I don’t know what it is about naturally processed coffees, but that aftertaste is something else.

I also threw some ice in the server and swirled it around to get a semi iced coffee. Dude, the berries really shined. So good.

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Ethiopia Yirgacheffe, Idido (Natural)- Brandywine Coffee

[Strawberry, Peach, Lemonade, Maple Syrup]

This one didn’t taste like a natural to me. It was sweet and fruity, but not overly berry like most naturals. It wasn’t until after I flipped the card and the cup cooled more than any major berry notes stood out to me. Another great cup and offering from Brandywine. And the aftertaste again…

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Conclusion

There were two solid offerings from Brandywine. They never disappoint. Overall, definitely one of my favorite roasters from all aspects – great offerings, always something new and exciting, social media presence, and creative packaging. Be sure to check them out and give em a follow on Instagram. Always something new in the works with them – I love it.

**Save 25% on your first flight by using the code “CoffeeHunter7245”.**

Mentioned in the Post

Angels Cup – WEBSITE // Instagram: @angelscup

Brandywine Coffee – WEBSITE // Instagram: @brandywinecoffeeroasters

 

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