Tully's Coffee

Breakfast Blend (K-Cup)

Location: Seattle, Washington

Origin: Not disclosed.

Roast: Dark

Est. Price: $15.45/24 K-Cups

Review Date: April 2011

Agtron: 0/38

Aroma: 7

Acidity: 6

Body: 7

Flavor: 7

Aftertaste: 7

Blind Assessment:

(As brewed in a Keurig B70 Platinum single-serve brewing device using a “K-Cup” capsule to produce 6-ounce serving): Pungent aromatic wood and prune-toned fruit with a hint of orangy citrus in aroma and cup. Roast-muted acidity; slightly rough mouthfeel; bittersweet finish.


Reviewed in K-cup format for Keurig single-serve brewers. Keurig brewing devices were among the first single-serve brewers on the market, starting in the mid 1990’s with office models and now offered in several home models with a variety of features and price points. This blend is considerably darker roasted than typical coffees labeled breakfast blends. Tully’s is a large quality-oriented specialty roasting company and café chain based in the Seattle area. Visit www.tullys.com or call 800-968-8559 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Richly roast-toned cup with a robust, roughish edge for Keurig owners.

This review originally appeared in the April, 2011 tasting report: The Single-Serve Compromise

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