I truly enjoy a good cup of coffee. I've tried most major brands of coffee, from the makers of specialty coffee such as Starbucks and Peets to makers of commercial-grade coffee such as Folgers, Maxwell House, and Yuban.
I must say I thoroughly enjoyed the Melitta Cafe Collection Supreme Ground Coffee. It definitely ranks as one of the best coffee I've ever tasted. It is medium-bodied yet rich, aromatic, and robust. I usually associate a darker gourmet coffee with flavor, but Melitta has changed that perception. It is not bitter and very smooth to the palate.
I generally prefer a darker, more full-bodied coffee such as Peet's, so I was surprised that I enjoyed Melitta a fair bit. While it doesn't displace Peet's as my favorite coffee, it offers a very nice departure from a full-bodied coffee without compromising on flavor. Another plus for me is the Melitta packs quite a punch in caffeine!
--- If you like a coffee with a lighter body, you will enjoy the Melitta Cafe Collection Supreme Ground Coffee. If you're accustomed to a darker coffee, the Melitta may or may not be suited to your taste. (You won't know it until you try it!) The bottom line -- The Melitta is without question the best quality coffee I've ever had in this price range.
In marketing terms, I'm not certain what "classique supreme" is supposed to mean -- if anything. Reviewing coffee is a matter of taste, literally as well as figuratively, and I found this to be a fairly standard, but not at all bad, mid-range roast. On some tastings, it reminded me quite a bit of McDonalds coffee, which isn't necessarily a bad thing though it probably isn't either as "classique" or as "supreme" as the folks at Melitta would like. It was very drinkable across the course of a morning, … more
We enjoy our morning coffee and, years ago, bought an espresso machine to stop paying so much money over to Starbucks. Not only do we like coffee, but we know what we like and this isn't it. Flat bottom drip coffee makers use a medium grind to brew a perfect cup; while cone filtered drip pots can use a fine grind. However this coffee is ground, according to the package, extra fine. This type of grind is typically used in espresso machines, not drip coffee makers. I have to … more
Created with the exceptional quality and uncompromising standards of the world's best cafes, Melitta brings to life the feelings of the most romantic European Cafes. True to our European heritage, we select only premium high grown coffees from the finest coffee producing regions around the world. These top quality, hand-picked beans are then batch roasted and ground extra fine to release the full elegance of the coffee. The result isan exceptional flavor that is always rich and never bitter. Just like the finest cafe coffee.