Premium Drip Coffee
|Roaster Location:||Turin, Italy|
|Coffee Origin:||Not disclosed.|
|Est. Price:||$7.29/10 ounces|
|Review Date:||November 2011|
Astoundingly under-roasted and woody. Sweet-toned wood, peanut, perhaps a hint of flowers in the aroma. In the cup nothing but salty, bitterly sour wood and peanut skins (the skins, not the nuts). Somewhere amid all of that a tiny hint of flowers shimmers on. Plumps up just a bit in the finish, though the salty-sour sensations continue to dominate.
Sold roasted and ground in a 10-ounce can; 63 cents per ounce. Lavazza is one of the world's leading suppliers of espresso coffees. Composed of 100% Arabica coffees. This is a drip blend designed for the American market, but, like all of Lavazza's coffees, it is roasted and packed in Italy. Visit
Who Should Drink It
For the curious, an object lesson in how bad a coffee can get if it fails to be developed in the roast. Could perhaps be seen as a botched exercise in anti-Starbuckism, a coffee as raw and woody as many Starbucks coffees are close to burned.
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This review originally appeared in the November, 2011 tasting report: Don't Give Up Your Grinder: Pre-Ground Supermarket Coffees