Hills Brothers French Roast
|Roaster Location:||Glendale, California|
|Review Date:||January 2000|
Blind Assessment: A pleasant, if slight, hazelnut sweetness hovers in the aroma. The cup is vaguely sweet but essentially tasteless except for a hint of pungency probably deriving from hard or musty blend components.
Notes: The cup is vaguely sweet but essentially tasteless, with a pleasant, if slight, hazelnut sweetness that hovers in the aroma. French roast often describes a very dark, almost burned roast. This French roast, like most of its canned competitors, is roasted only slightly darker than the norm. The absence of the term arabica in the contents description ("100% Coffee") almost certai
Who Should Drink It: People with neither noses nor money.
This review originally appeared in the January, 2000 tasting report: Supermarket Coffees