House Blend by Maxwell House Coffee Review |
  • Maxwell House

    Tarrytown, New York
  • House Blend

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: November 2011
Origin: Not disclosed. Price: $6.29/11 ounces

Blind Assessment: Woody nut rounded by a cherryish, rather composty dark-chocolate sweetness. Muted, slightly bitterish acidity; lean but smooth mouthfeel. Some nut and chocolate carry into a heavyish, astringent finish.

Notes: Purchased pre-ground in an 11-ounce can at a Safeway supermarket in Northern California; 57 cents per dry ounce. All indications suggest that this blend contains a significant percentage of coffees of the Robusta species. Maxwell House is a brand of Kraft Foods. Visit for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Least offensive of the canned Robusta-centered supermarket blends tested for our November 2011 cupping.


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