Coffee Review - Mahogany Blend (K-Cup)
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  • Caribou Coffee

    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Mahogany Blend (K-Cup)

Roast: Dark Review Date: April 2013
Origin: Not disclosed. Price: $18.49/24 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): Buttery dark chocolate, a marzipan-like almond note with an enlivening hint of slightly tart fruit in aroma and cup. Brisk, roast-influenced acidity; very light but silky mouthfeel. Hints of chocolate and walnut survive in a sweet but drying finish.

Notes: This blend is 100% Rainforest Alliance certified, meaning the blend components were produced following sustainable ecological and socio-economic criteria developed by the Sustainable Agricultural Network, a coalition of independent, environment-focused non-governmental organizations. Caribou Coffee is a large (second largest in the U.S. after Starbucks) retail roasting chain based in the upper Middle West whose rather irreverent motto "Life is short. Stay awake for it" belies a serious approach to coffee. Visit www.cariboucoffee.com or call 888-227-4268 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Classically rich and crisply chocolate-toned dark roast for Keurig owners.

AROMA:8
ACIDITY:7
BODY:7
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:0/38


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