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We found 14 reviews that match your search for January 2000. Coffees are listed in reverse chronological order by review date. Older reviews may no longer accurately reflect current versions of the same coffee. Click on roaster images to visit roaster websites.


86
Roast: NA Review Date: January 2000
Origin: Price: NA
Floral, sweet, high-toned and as giddy as a field of flowers, with some pungent richness and substance underneath. Ramps down toward clean cocoa tones in the finish.
 
AROMA:7
ACIDITY:6
BODY:5
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
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83
  • Nestle USA

    Glendale, California
  • MJB Hawaiian Blend

Roast: NA Review Date: January 2000
Origin: Price: NA
Low-toned but solid, with a nice balance of understated acidy tones and sweetness. Some muted dry fruit notes contribute a throaty murmur in the background. Lacks intensity and range, but sound, round and satisfying.
 
AROMA:7
ACIDITY:6
BODY:7
FLAVOR:6
AFTERTASTE:8
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82
Roast: NA Review Date: January 2000
Origin: Price: NA
A subdued cup, but pleasantly balanced with pungent and sweet tones that together read as prunes, dried fruit or, in a bit of a stretch, chocolate.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:4
BODY:7
FLAVOR:6
AFTERTASTE:7
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81
Roast: NA Review Date: January 2000
Origin: Price: NA
Sweet yet dryly bright, lightly acidy with shimmers of wine and flowers. As the coffee cools the grace notes settle toward chocolate. Not much body, dimension or staying power, but a lively, balanced cup.
 
AROMA:5
ACIDITY:7
BODY:6
FLAVOR:6
AFTERTASTE:6
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81
Roast: NA Review Date: January 2000
Origin: Price: NA
An understated dark-roast profile: distinctly bitter, but with a hint of elevating sweetness and an elegant little shimmer of fruit and flowers.
 
AROMA:7
ACIDITY:5
BODY:6
FLAVOR:6
AFTERTASTE:6
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79
Roast: NA Review Date: January 2000
Origin: Price: NA
This blend expresses the usual bitter-but-sweet paradox of dark-roast coffees with particular intensity. The sweetness is almost sugary and the burned bitterness dramatically sharp. Not much range, development or weight, but the cup does offer a pleasant tickle of fruit and lavender. The bitterness outlasts the sweetness in the aftertaste.
 
AROMA:6
BODY:6
FLAVOR:7
AFTERTASTE:5
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78
Roast: NA Review Date: January 2000
Origin: Price: NA
Just enough sweetness to make the smoky, burned tones bittersweet and cocoa-like rather than simply bitter. And just enough lightness and lift to keep the burned tones from smothering the palate.
 
AROMA:6
BODY:5
FLAVOR:6
AFTERTASTE:6
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78
  • Kraft Foods

    Tarrytown, New York
  • Maxwell House Rich French Roast

Roast: NA Review Date: January 2000
Origin: Price: NA
Remarkably sweet, and rather heavy-bodied. The sweetness here is purely a taste sensation, however. No fruity or other aromatic nuances complicate it. The only intrigue is provided by a hint of hardness or mustiness.
 
AROMA:4
ACIDITY:6
BODY:7
FLAVOR:6
AFTERTASTE:5
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77
Roast: NA Review Date: January 2000
Origin: Price: NA
When hot, understated but pleasantly sweet, with a hint of spicy fruit complicating the mildly burned, pungent tones. The aftertaste is unyieldingly bitter, however, and when the cup cools the coffee lands on the palate with a flat, unrelieved, carbon-toned thud.
 
AROMA:7
ACIDITY:6
BODY:5
FLAVOR:5
AFTERTASTE:4
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76
Roast: NA Review Date: January 2000
Origin: Price: NA
I 'd call this heavy-bodied coffee rich if there was anything to be rich. The aroma is pleasantly sweet, but the cup displays -- quite literally -- no flavor whatsoever, only primary taste sensation, a sort of heavy emptiness with insinuations of bitterness and sweetness.
 
AROMA:6
ACIDITY:3
BODY:8
FLAVOR:4
AFTERTASTE:5
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74
Roast: NA Review Date: January 2000
Origin: Price: NA
The aroma is faint and faintly sweet. The cup displays a pruny fruitiness that plays peek-a-boo with a distinctly unpleasant rubbery taste. In the finish the sweetness prevails, though barely.
 
AROMA:4
ACIDITY:3
BODY:8
FLAVOR:4
AFTERTASTE:5
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73
Roast: NA Review Date: January 2000
Origin: Price: $12.95/16oz
Overwhelmingly musty. If you don 't understand musty, imagine the smell (or taste) of old shoes at the bottom of a damp closet. The mustiness is haloed with sweetness when the cup is hot, but as the coffee cools nothing remains except mustiness: flat and oppressive.
 
AROMA:6
ACIDITY:3
BODY:7
FLAVOR:3
AFTERTASTE:5
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72
Roast: NA Review Date: January 2000
Origin: Price: NA
Absolutely neutral. I kept telling myself that I had to be tasting something, but I couldn 't say what: a vague heaviness with a hint of sweetness, perhaps.
 
AROMA:4
ACIDITY:4
BODY:7
FLAVOR:3
AFTERTASTE:4
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71
  • Nestle USA

    Glendale, California
  • Hills Brothers French Roast

Roast: NA Review Date: January 2000
Origin: Price: NA
A pleasant, if slight, hazelnut sweetness hovers in the aroma. The cup is vaguely sweet but essentially tasteless except for a hint of pungency probably deriving from hard or musty blend components.
 
AROMA:5
BODY:7
FLAVOR:3
AFTERTASTE:4
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