Eight O'Clock Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • Eight O'Clock Coffee

    Montvale, New Jersey
  • Original Bean Coffee

Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: March 2002
Origin: Not Disclosed Price: NA

Blind Assessment: Low-toned but complex. A floral sweetness is supported by a slightly roasty pungency and a touch of mustiness, the agreeable kind that gives weight and character to the cup and hints at dry chocolate.

Notes: Sold whole-bean in a 13-ounce valve bag; 31 cents per ounce. The bag tells us that the contents are "100% Arabica beans" and summarizes Eight O'Clock's long and honorable presence in American retail history: "Since 1859 Eight O'Clock has roasted and sold more quality whole bean coffee than any other brand and is still America's No. 1 Bean Coffee." Visit www.eightoclock.com for more info.

Who Should Drink It: Bargain-hunting lovers of Sumatra Mandhelings and other low-toned but roughly rich coffees.


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