Lively Colombian by Folgers Gourmet Selections Review | CoffeeReview.com
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  • Folgers Gourmet Selections

    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Lively Colombian

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: January 2007
Origin: Colombia Price: NA
 

Blind Assessment: Sweet, round but crisp profile. Attractive nuance in the aroma - raisin, cedar, pipe tobacco, a hint of chocolate - fades quickly in the cup, leaving behind only the faintest shimmer of floral-toned chocolate. Sweet, distantly chocolate-toned finish, but quite astringent in the mouthfeel.

Notes: Purchased pre-ground in a sealed 11-ounce foil-laminated bag with one-way valve at a Safeway supermarket in northern California; 66 cents per dry ounce. This Colombia coffee was produced by some of the 600,000-plus members of the National Federation of the Coffee Growers of Colombia, an association of mostly small-holding Colombian growers whose reliably high-quality coffee, community support programs and sophisticated marketing campaigns around the Juan Valdez symbol together constitute one of the great successes of coffee history. Folgers is a brand of Procter & Gamble. Visit www.folgers.com for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A step up for supermarket shoppers from the canned robusta blends.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:6
BODY:8
FLAVOR:6
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:0/44


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