Having never heard of Seattle’s Herkimer Coffee prior to picking up a bag of beans. I was pleasantly surprised.
I have not tried other beans, Herkimer Coffee offers all the standards from Africa and South America. I decided to try the Drip Blend, not that I generally go with the blends, the coffee shop I made my purchase was low on the other types, unless I was looking for an espresso. And since it was a roaster I was not familiar with, the blend was a good place to start.
I ran out of filters for my Hario v60 drip cone, so I’m using my Melitta. I ground and brewed it the normal method.
Nice bold flavor, good start to finish of the cup.
I’m not an expert taster, I can’t give you all the notes of a particular bean, including weather on the day of harvest, if the picker was a male of female. But what I can say is that I like a certain boldness, mocha/chocolaty taste, I’m very sensitive to acidity and don’t like how some roasts turn sour after the cup cools (I tend to drink slow). Bearing that in mind I was very pleased. The flavor was bold, tasted good from beginning to end of the cup even as it had cooled down. No hint of acid. I’ll be looking for Herkimer Coffee roasted beans in the future.