Classic Blend by Trader Joe's Review |
  • Trader Joe's

    Pasadena, California
  • Classic Blend

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: January 2008
Origin: Guatemala; Papua New Guinea. Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Sweet-toned, softly acidy, dominated by fresh-cut wood notes, with a second wave of sensation suggesting a sort of herb-toned dark chocolate. The chocolate notes carry directly into an impressively sweet, round finish.

Notes: At Trader Joe's in Northern California, $9.99 per 32-ounce can ground, or $0.31 per ounce. Trader Joe's is an innovative discount gourmet chain currently with stores in at least twenty states but no mail order. Visit for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy a very quiet morning cup. The sweet wood notes are soft and agreeable rather than dull and board-like.


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