@MyMelange @TravelBlggr @ItalianSoFla @Scordo Thanks for the shout out! The Super Auto Sampler Pack is on sale now:
In order of preference: 1) the Malabar Gold is the nicest coffee of any kind I have ever tasted. It is the nicest espresso I have ever tasted. It is 99% perfect, the 1% being lost because often the crema has dissapated before the drink is drunk. 2) The Illy Espresso is as good as everyone says. There is a certain aftertaste that puts it in 2nd place behind the Malabar Gold. many U.S. cafes serve Illy and its easier to find than my 1st place choice. 3) If it weren't for the two coffees above, the Torrefazione Settebello would be my 2nd favorite behind a Culver City, CA local blend called Caffe Vera, which was my all time favorite until I got the Malabar Gold. In the company of Malabar Gold, the Torrefazione Settebello just can't compete, but is still excellent and delicious. 4) Poor Lavazza! The huge blue 2.2lb bag of Lavazzo Gold is universally disliked by all who try it i...