HiLine Coffee

Fifth Avenue Medium (Single-Serve Capsule)

Location: New York, New York

Origin: El Salvador.

Roast: Medium-Dark

Est. Price: $6.99/12 capsules

Review Date: February 2015

Agtron: 0/49

Aroma: 7

Acidity: 8

Body: 8

Flavor: 8

Aftertaste: 7

Blind Assessment:

(As brewed in a Keurig B70 Platinum single-serve brewing device using a Keurig-compatible capsule containing slightly less than 11 grams of coffee to produce a 6-ounce serving). Sweet-toned, gently citrusy. Hazelnut, orangy citrus, hints of cedar and chocolate in aroma and cup. Quietly balanced acidity; lightly syrupy, lively mouthfeel. The hazelnut in particular carries into a crisply delicate, clean finish.


HiLine Coffee specializes in delivering both convenience and quality, including capsules compatible with Keurig and the Nespresso espresso system, whole-bean coffee, and pre-ground coffee packs designed for French press, Aero Press and other popular coffee brewers. Visit www.hilinecoffee.com for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Keurig-owners who value a gently brisk cup with pleasing hints of ripe orange and nut.

This review originally appeared in the February, 2015 tasting report: K-Cups and Other Cups: Capsule Single-Serve Coffees

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