Green Mountain Coffee
Sumatra Reserve Extra Bold Fair Trade Organic (K-Cup)
As brewed in a Keurig Platinum B70 single-serve brewing device using a "K-Cup" capsule to produce 6-ounce serving): Dark chocolate, caramel, cedar, a hint of earth in aroma and cup. Pungently tart acidity; medium body with a slightly leanish mouthfeel. Rich, dry, straightforward finish.
Certified organically grown and Fair Trade, meaning this coffee was purchased from small-holding farmers at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. Keurig brewing devices were among the first single-serve brewers on the market, starting in the mid 1990's with office models and now with three home models, the no-frills B40, the B60 with more flexible brew-strength/serving size, and the full-featured Platinum B70 model. This sample is offered in an "Extra Bold" K-Cup, which packs more coffee into the capsule and presumably produces a more intense flavor profile than a normal K-Cup. Keurig/Green Mountain, formerly Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, pioneered single-serve capsule brewing in the United States with its Keurig brewing system, and remains one of the country’s leading large specialty roasters, offering a particularly wide-ranging variety of origins and roast styles. Visit www.GreenMountainCoffee.com or call 888-879-4627 for more information.
Who Should Drink It
A gentle version of the pungent, cedary chocolate Sumatra profile with bonus social and environmental credentials for K-cup drinkers. Those whose brewers offer the option of brewing at four ounces will find the Sumatra character more pronounced at the smaller, more concentrated serving size.
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