Mystic Monk Coffee

Monk-Shot Breakfast Blend

Location: Clark, Wyoming

Origin: Not disclosed.

Roast: Medium

Est. Price: $14.99/14 single-serve capsules

Review Date: April 2013

Agtron: 0/55

Aroma: 7

Acidity: 7

Body: 8

Flavor: 8

Aftertaste: 7

Blind Assessment:

(As brewed in a Keurig B70 Platinum single-serve brewing device using a Keurig-compatible capsule to produce a 6-ounce serving): Sweet-toned, gentle. Raisin, apricot, vanilla, hazelnut, a hint of flowers in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweetly tart acidity; smooth, lively mouthfeel. Hints of flavor survive and a sweet, gently drying finish.


This coffee is sold pre-ground in capsules that are compatible with the Keurig brewing system, but which use a different design from Keurig K-Cups. Mystic Monk Coffee is a small-batch roaster associated with a Carmelite monastery located in the Rocky Mountains of northern Wyoming. Roastmaster Brother Java emphasizes his artisan approach to roasting and his commitment to quality. Visit www.mysticmonkcoffee.com or call 877-751-6377 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A quietly balanced, gently nuanced breakfast cup for Keurig owners.

This review originally appeared in the April, 2013 tasting report: The (Not Quite Arrived) New World of K-Cups

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