Green Mountain Coffee

Dark Magic (K-Cup)

Location: Waterbury, Vermont

Origin: Not disclosed

Roast: Very Dark

Est. Price: $14.99/24 K-Cups

Review Date: March 2016

Agtron: 0/34

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 7

Body: 8

Flavor: 8

Aftertaste: 7

Blind Assessment:

(As brewed in a Keurig 2.0 K500 Series single-serve brewing device at a 6-ounce serving size). Sweetly roast-toned. Dark chocolate, almond, banana, lily, cedar in aroma and cup. Brisk though sweet acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Chocolate notes complicate a richly drying, nut-toned finish.


This coffee is offered in an “Extra Bold” K-Cup, which packs more coffee into the capsule and produces a more forceful, intense flavor profile than regular K-Cups. Keurig/Green Mountain, formerly Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, pioneered single-serve capsule brewing in the United States with its Keurig brewing system, and offers a particularly wide-ranging variety of origins and roast styles for use in its sophisticated 2.0 brewing system. Visit www.greenmountaincoffee.com for more information.

The Bottom Line: A chocolate- and nut-toned K-cup blend for those who enjoy the rounder, gentler style of darker-roasted coffees.

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