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We found 12 reviews that match your search for gevalia. 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.


84
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: April 2013
Origin: Not disclosed. Price: $8.49/12 single-serve pods
(As brewed in a Keurig B70 Platinum single-serve brewing device using a Keurig-compatible capsule to produce a 6-ounce serving): Caramel, sweet cherry, faint milk chocolate and raisin in aroma and cup. Brisk though rather blunt acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. A rather rich finish fades as the cup cools.
 
AROMA:7
ACIDITY:7
BODY:7
FLAVOR:7
AFTERTASTE:6
AGTRON:0/63

89
  • Buddha's Cup

    Holualoa, Hawaii
  • Estate Grown Kona Medium Roast

Roast: Medium Review Date: January 2011
Origin: Kona, Hawaii Price: $27.00/16 ounces
Notes of orange, caramel and cinnamon in aroma and cup. Straightforward with good intensity, elegant fruit-toned acidity, medium body and a silky mouthfeel. Flavors simplify in the finish, perhaps dampened by a slight hint of woody astringency.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:47/58

83
Roast: Very-Dark Review Date: January 2009
Origin: Espresso Price: NA
Evaluated based on a one-ounce shot produced from a T Disc capsule on a matching Tassimo TAS451xUC brewing device. Sweet, faintly fruit- and chocolate-toned aroma. Thinnish body and mouthfeel, softly pungent flavor with vague, subdued fruit notes. The flavor fades very quickly in the finish to a rather stolid heaviness. In two parts hot, fresh milk, displays a roundly pungent chocolate suggestion with an edge that could read as smoky. Combining this disc with the contents of the matching Gevalia Latte milk disc (and allowing both to respond to the bar-coded instructions incorporated on the discs) netted a rather dilute beverage, sweet and distinctly chocolate- and nut-toned but thin-bodied with a faint metallic shadow.
 
AROMA:7
BODY:6
FLAVOR:7
AFTERTASTE:6
WITH MILK:7
AGTRON:0/29

84
Roast: NA Review Date: December 2005
Origin: Price: NA
(Tasted as produced by a Braun Tassimo Single Serve Coffee Maker brewing a Tassimo T-Disc at a cup volume determined by the coding on the capsule, in this case 3.5 ounces): Simple, sweetly smoky aroma, with some depth of sensation and floral and fruit hints. As would be expected given the short serving size, full-bodied in the cup, with a fermented musty fruit that reads as walnut and bitterish semi-sweet chocolate. Cardboardy undertones, perhaps owing to staling. Simple but surprisingly clean short finish, with some mild astringency in the long.
 
AROMA:7
ACIDITY:6
BODY:8
FLAVOR:6
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:0/0

85
Roast: Light Review Date: May 2004
Origin: East Africa, Central and South America Price: NA
In the aroma this light-to-medium-roasted coffee is sweet, high-toned but round, with a whiff of lightly fermented fruit that suggests brandied chocolate. In the cup the agreeably rich, overripe fruit is complemented - or contradicted - by a sweet-toned but blunt acidity. The finish is long and rather heavily astringent. Several readers nominated Gevalia coffees, including this blend.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:7
BODY:8
FLAVOR:7
AFTERTASTE:6
AGTRON:68/87

92
Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: February 2002
Origin: Brocksen Gate Estate, Honaunau, Kona, Big Island, Hawaii Price: NA
A purists cup: big, authoritative, powerfully but sweetly acidy, complete. The roast rounds the dry fruit tones toward chocolate but leaves the robustly rich acidity intact.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:44/51

88
Roast: Medium Review Date: February 2002
Origin: Price: NA
Simultaneously intensely sweet and intensely acidy, producing a heady, high-toned cup laced with rich, tartly sweet citrus tones reminiscent of Meyer lemons
 
AROMA:7
ACIDITY:8
BODY:7
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:49/57

78
Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: February 2002
Origin: Price: NA
Sweet and full-bodied with a hint of fruit, but aggressively flat, shallow, and bitter-toned. The almost total lack of acidity leaves the cup listless and prey to a sort of negative nuance: a soapy bitterness.
 
AROMA:6
ACIDITY:5
BODY:8
FLAVOR:5
AFTERTASTE:5
AGTRON:41/49

86
  • Gevalia

    Des Moines, Iowa
  • Mocca-Java

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: January 1998
Origin: Price: NA
One of the most successful Mocha-Javas in the cupping, this one opens with a shiver of rank Red Sea wildness, which almost immediately gives way to a swelling, lyrical fruitiness that persists sweetly and richly through the high-toned finish. A hint of the rankness resurfaces in the aftertaste. The pleasure here is almost entirely in the complex top of the profile; the bottom is a bit weak and underpowered.
 
AROMA:7
ACIDITY:5
BODY:5
FLAVOR:7
AGTRON:54/73

86
  • Gevalia

    Des Moines, Iowa
  • Royal Vinter Kaffe

Roast: Medium Review Date: December 1997
Origin: Price: NA
An exceptionally luxuriant cup, from the deep, vibrant bottom to the lush but muted acidity. I particularly admire this coffee's dimension, the way it continues to develop in waves of gentle revelation from aroma through finish. The problem: as the coffee cools the fruit tones turn slightly overripe and gamey. The positive fruit and complexity come from the same place as the suspect gaminess, of course: One of the blend components is probably a small-grower, hand-processed coffee, probably either an Indonesia Sulawesi or Ethiopia.
 
AROMA:6
ACIDITY:5
BODY:7
FLAVOR:7
AGTRON:53/57

78
  • Gevalia

    Des Moines, Iowa
  • Mexico Maragogipe

Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: December 1997
Origin: Price: NA
Bean-size aside, everything in this coffee walks the middle, from the subdued vanilla-nut complex in the aroma, through the clear but unemphatic acidity in the cup, to the clean aftertaste. Unfortunately, no resonance at the bottom of the profile, no shimmers at the top, no development in the finish. Satisfying but limited.
 
AROMA:5
ACIDITY:6
BODY:5
FLAVOR:5
AGTRON:67/73

74
  • Gevalia

    Des Moines, Iowa
  • Traditional Roast

Roast: Light Review Date: February 1997
Origin: Price: NA
For such a relatively light roast, not particularly acidy. In fact, once past the classically rich, fragrant nose, rather flat. Perhaps the coffee arrived a bit stale. Full-bodied enough to please those who like to ride the classic American roast profile while relegating acidity to the back seat.
 
AROMA:7
ACIDITY:8
BODY:6
FLAVOR:6
AGTRON:68/81