A Simple Pleasure One Can Afford

Consumer Reports taste tested 19 ground coffees and the results are encouraging for value conscious caffeine freaks.
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The best tasting of the bunch was Eight O’Clock Coffee 100 percent Colombian at $6.28 per pound. Consumer Report’s coffee experts deemed it a complex blend of earthy and fruity, with a bright, pleasing sourness — a good thing in coffee parlance.
Following Eight O’Clock and also ranking Very Good were two Midwest brews: Caribou Coffee Colombia Timana, at $11.76 per pound, and Kickapoo Coffee Organic Colombia, at $14.33 per pound. Both had fruity aromas and beat an array of larger players among regular coffees. But both come at a hefty price.
Starbucks Coffee Colombia Medium, $11.53 per pound, didn’t even place among the top regular coffees.
[via Galesburg Register-Mail]

About David Burn

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