Well, yesterday morning, I had a 5 day rested Anokhi Liberica waiting. So, I dutifully ground the beans in my Zass Knee Mill and brewed in the Chemex.
Thoughts? Fruity, unlike almost anything I’ve ever had. There was sweetness there as well. The fruit was so intense, it was like dried fruit, somewhat blueberry-ish. Looking back at the homeroast list email I had, someone identified as huckleberry. So, I was close and I’d likely agree, though I’ve never partaken of huckleberry. The only other comparison I can come up with is a smell from the fake, plastic worm fish lures. That’s similar to the taste I had.
The bottom line is this: I’m glad I only grabbed 1 pound. I’m likely to only brew via Aeropress for the rest, reserving it for only small quantities. I can drink a cup or so, but no more. It’s too sweet, too rich. It’s been fun to play with, however. Maybe I’ll experiment some more and try it darker – this roast was City or City+.
Solo Deo Gloria,