Taster?s Choice French Roast Instant Coffee
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    Glendale, California
  • Taster’s Choice French Roast Instant Coffee

Roast: NA Review Date: March 2011
Origin: Not disclosed. Price: $9.69/7 oz. instant

Blind Assessment: Flat, burned-board aroma, with a hint of pruny chocolate and a significant hint of salt meat. Sour, bitterish acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The chocolate makes some headway in the cup, but gives way quickly to a salty-sour, burned board character as the coffee cools.

Notes: An instant coffee evaluated as mixed in proportions of 2.5 grams to 150 ml or 5 ounces of hot water. Assuming a larger cup size and a more generous 3 grams per serving, this product costs approximately 15 cents per serving. Visit www.tasterschoice.com for more information. Visit http://www.tasterschoice.com for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Offers neither the rich, pungent bite that coffee drinkers look for in dark “French” roasts nor much of anything else.


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