Coffee Review - Holiday Blend by Grounds for Change
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  • Grounds for Change

    Poulsbo, Washington
  • Holiday Blend

Roast: Medium Review Date: December 2012
Origin: Central America; Indonesia; East Africa. Price: $10.95/12 ounces
 

Blind Assessment: Comfortable, inviting cup combines a cedary black-currant pungency, dark chocolate sweetness and a vanilla-like floral freshness. Delicate, crisply balanced acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Quietly sweet-toned, resonant finish.

Notes: Coffees in this special seasonal blend are certified organically grown and Fair Trade or “Fair for Life” certified by the Institute for Market-Ecology (IMO), a different certifying body from the more familiar Fair Trade USA certification, deploying parallel but somewhat different criteria and methods. Grounds for Change is a certified organic coffee roaster specializing in sustainable coffee and supporting a wide range of progressive ecological and social programs. The complete carbon footprint (from crop to cup) for this coffee has been offset with tree planting (carbonfund.org). Visit www.groundsforchange.com or call 800-796-6820 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A versatile, drinkable holiday blend with attractive social and environmental credentials at a very attractive price.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:48/57


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