Kicking Horse Coffee, Ground, 10oz

 

This Kicking Horse Coffee, Dark Roast, Ground, 10 oz is the real deal. It is darker than most coffees I have had in the last several months, yet it has delightfully smooth, too. For me, that is a winning combination.

It arrives in a fold-down, resealable package. It was fresh I could tell when opening the bag. The scent was earthy AND heavenly. The taste is full-bodied. It is the perfect eye-opener for my family and me. Already ground, you are one step closer to your morning jolt of java.

Kicking Horse is Kosher and Certified Organic & Fair Trade coffee. These shade-grown Arabica beans are roasted 3,000 feet above sea level, near the Columbia River. The people behind Kicking Horse have been doing this for nearly 20 years, and it shows in this blend. I would say without qualification that it stands out proudly as one of the top three on my list of favorite tasting coffees ever. Good company!

 

The Kicking Horse Amazon product page is here for your perusal over coffee.

My original Amazon review is here if you are at all interested. I hope it is helpful.  🙂31GQx+GAy3L

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zancona Medium Roast Ground Coffee

 

I am a huge coffee fan, and reviewing has allowed me to try some coffees that I would not normally have a chance to experience. Sampling a new coffee is something I enjoy so much that I give it a bit of fanfare and ritual.

This Zancona Medium Roast Coffee is from Panama. As I have not tried many offerings from the mountains there, I was even more excited than usual. The package is vacuum-sealed and decorated beautifully by the indigenous people of the Kuna tribe and is an example of their Mola artwork. “Mola” means “cool,” and it certainly is àpropos. Although I did not see the designation “fair trade,” the company does compensate the Kunas and supports farmers and education initiatives there.

Opening the one pound bag, you can smell the captivating aroma. It is top-notch. This Zancona Medium Roast is a ground coffee, and it is on the finer side. I wondered whether it might prove too fine for my French Press which is my go-to method for making coffee. Thankfully, it brewed up splendidly. There was no bitterness at all, and each cup has tasted balanced and smooth. It is a medium roast, so it is neither too intense nor too light. It has chocolate notes. What is there not to love about that, after all? This is a coffee to get lost in for a bit. Turn off the world and savor. Enjoy! 🙂

If you want to see the product page on Amazon to try this gourmet coffee for yourself, click here.