Coffee Review - Original Donut Shop K-Cup by Coffee People
  • Coffee People

    Waterbury, Vermont
  • Original Donut Shop (K-Cup)

Roast: Medium Review Date: April 2013
Origin: Not disclosed. Price: $16.49/24 K-Cups

Blind Assessment: (As brewed in a Keurig B70 Platinum single-serve brewing device using a Keurig-compatible capsule to produce a 6-ounce serving): Brightly pungent, lively. Dark chocolate, fresh-cut cedar, black currant, cherry, a hint of a bourbon-whisky-like note in aroma and cup. Tart but balanced acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Rich, resonant short finish, slightly fading and dry in the long.

Notes: Coffee People is a brand of Diedrich Coffee, which in turn is owned by Green Mountain Coffee Roasters. It appears that Donut Shop is a blend designed to compete with the medium-roasted Dunkin’ Donuts blend. Visit or call 888-879-4627 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A lively, engagingly complex breakfast cup with a hint of the elegant dry berry character usually found in only the most distinguished of coffee origins.


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