Smooth Groove (Fair Trade Organic Blend) by The Groovy Mind Review |
  • The Groovy Mind

    Greenport, New York
  • Smooth Groove (Fair Trade Organic Blend)

Roast: Medium Review Date: January 2006
Origin: Not Disclosed Price: NA

Blind Assessment: A wonderfully deeply dimensioned coffee. Low-toned, resonant aroma complicated by vanilla, caramel and chocolate notes. In the cup roundly bittersweet, big-bodied, simple but lush. With patience vanilla and dark chocolate notes re-emerge. The finish is sweet and rich, though marred by a mild but distinct astringency. Reader Steve Prenzlauer nominated The Groovy Mind roasting company generally for its coffee quality and devotion to organic and Fair-Trade principles.

Notes: All of the coffees composing this blend are certified organically grown and certified Fair Trade, meaning they were purchased from small-holding farmers at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. The Groovy Mind ("Make a difference with your groovy mind") is a small-batch roaster specializing in organic and Fair-Trade coffees as well as a seller of other eco-friendly products. Visit or call 631-477-3671 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Coffee buyers with a conscience who want a big-bodied, roundly sweet, slightly roasty cup.


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