Reviews for April 2nd, 2013

Review Date: April 2013

Price: $8.49/12 single-serve pods

(As brewed in a Keurig B70 Platinum single-serve brewing device using a Keurig-compatible capsule to produce a 6-ounce serving): Caramel, sweet cherry, faint milk chocolate and raisin in aroma and cup. Brisk though rather blunt acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. A rather rich finish fades as the cup cools.

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Review Date: April 2013

Price: $18.49/24 K-Cups

(As brewed in a Keurig B70 Platinum single-serve brewing device using a Keurig-compatible capsule to produce a 6-ounce serving): Delicate, crisp. Dark chocolate, walnut, a hint of fennel-like herb in aroma and cup. Delicate, subdued acidity; smooth, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Some chocolate and walnut survives in a simple, sweet-toned finish.

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Review Date: April 2013

Price: $16.49/24 K-Cups

Green Mountain Coffee Logo

(As brewed in a Keurig B70 Platinum single-serve brewing device using a Keurig-compatible capsule to produce a 6-ounce serving): Sweet-toned, gently pungent. Caramel, fruity dark chocolate, a hint of pine or perhaps clove in aroma and cup. Delicately crisp acidity; light but silky mouthfeel. Simple, mildly drying finish.

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Review Date: April 2013

Price: $7.99/12 single-serve capsules

(As brewed in a Keurig B70 Platinum single-serve brewing device using a Keurig-compatible capsule to produce a 6-ounce serving): Pungently sweet, gently roasty. Scorched wood, a hint of dark chocolate, prune, and a peppery savory note in aroma and cup. Round, fruit-toned acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Simple though rather rich finish.

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Review Date: April 2013

Price: $9.99/12 K-Cups

(As brewed in a Keurig B70 Platinum single-serve brewing device using a Keurig-compatible capsule to produce a 6-ounce serving): Roundly bittersweet. Carob (or a woody chocolate), caraway seed, a hint of fresh earth in aroma and cup. Round, roast-muted acidity; heavyish mouthfeel. Some flavor survives in a drying finish.

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Review Date: April 2013

Price: $18.49/24 K-Cups

(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.

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Review Date: April 2013

Price: $14.99/14 single-serve capsules

Mystic Monk Coffee Logo

(As brewed in a Keurig B70 Platinum single-serve brewing device using a Keurig-compatible capsule to produce a 6-ounce serving): Sweet-toned, gentle. Raisin, apricot, vanilla, hazelnut, a hint of flowers in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweetly tart acidity; smooth, lively mouthfeel. Hints of flavor survive and a sweet, gently drying finish.

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Review Date: April 2013

Price: $9.99/12 K-Cups

(As brewed in a Keurig B70 Platinum single-serve brewing device using a Keurig-compatible capsule to produce a 6-ounce serving): Crisp, rather deep, quietly complex. Roasted cacao nib, walnut, orangy fruit, a hint of flowers in aroma and cup. Roast-muted acidity; smooth mouthfeel. Sweet, chocolate-toned, though rather drying finish.

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Review Date: April 2013

Price: $18.49/24 K-Cups

Green Mountain Coffee Logo

(As brewed in a Keurig B70 Platinum single-serve brewing device using a “K-Cup” capsule to produce a 6-ounce serving). Roasted nut, chocolate, banana-like fruit, night-blooming flowers in aroma and, more distinctly, in the cup. Round, softly tart acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor simplifies but sustains in a clean, balanced finish.

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Review Date: April 2013

Price: $16.49/24 K-Cups

(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.

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Review Date: April 2013

Price: $16.49/24 K-Cups

Green Mountain Coffee Logo

(As brewed in a Keurig B70 Platinum single-serve brewing device using a “K-Cup” capsule to produce a 6-ounce serving). Deep, balanced. Buttery caramel, earthy dark chocolate, lightly charred cedar, raisin in aroma and cup. Rich, pungent acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Chocolate and raisin in particular sustain in a bittersweet, gently drying finish.

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Review Date: April 2013

Price: $16.49/24 K-Cups

Green Mountain Coffee Logo

(As brewed in a Keurig B70 Platinum single-serve brewing device using a Keurig-compatible capsule to produce a 6-ounce serving): Bright, juicy, complex. Concord grape, ripe grapefruit, a hint of dark chocolate in aroma and cup. Delicate, lively acidity; light, silky mouthfeel. The fruit notes consolidate and carry into a clean, sweet-toned finish.

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