Starbucks Blonde Roast

Starbucks Blonde Roast Review

  • Origin: 100% Arabica from Latin America
  • Roast: blonde
  • Intensity: 5

Light brown foam. Nutty and markedly sweet aroma. A bit of grapes’ acidity can be smelled too.

Initially way more bitter than the aroma would have suggested. A delicately roasted taste, with a gentle nuttiness and cocoa notes that make up the source of the bitterness. As soon as the coffee isn’t scorching hot, acidity comes to the fore. Apple and grapes-like acidity.

A medium intensity blend, as medium is the body too. At lower temperatures the acidity prevails, accompanied by a smooth and milky sweetness. The bitterness instead takes a step back and becomes much less noticeable.

Persisting crema. A gentle and smooth cup, where apple and grapes-like acidity pairs up with notes of nuts and a good sweetness. Not a straight-in-your face coffee, more like a gentle companion to be slowly sipped. Quite a good choice as a latte or a macchiato, or eventually a very low intensity cappuccino.

Starbucks Blonde Roast package
Starbucks Blonde Roast package

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