Green Mountain Coffee

French Roast (K-Cup)

Location: Waterbury, Vermont

Origin: Not disclosed.

Roast: Very Dark

Est. Price: $13.95/24 K-Cups

Review Date: August 2010

Agtron: 0/22

Aroma: 7

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- and 8-ounce servings): Round, roast-toned aroma with a suggestion of aromatic wood. In the cup light body, especially in the eight-ounce serving size, good sweetness and a soft smoky chocolate. The roasty aromatic wood carries into the finish. Displays most intensity when brewed at the six ounce serving size.


Keurig brewing devices were among the first single-serve brewers on the market, starting in the mid 1990’s with office models and now offering five home models with a variety of features and price points. This blend is offered in an “Extra Bold” K-Cup that packs more coffee into the capsule and produces a more intense flavor profile than a standard K-Cup. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters is one of the country’s leading specialty roasters, offering a particularly wide-ranging variety of origins and roast styles. Visit www.GreenMountainCoffee.com or call 800-223-6768 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Gentle, smoky chocolate in a genial dark roast for Keurig owners.

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