Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR) announced today its newest Green Mountain Coffee® Special Reserve offering: Costa Rica Finca El Quizarrá White Honey. A unique “honey washed” process enhances the coffee’s sweetness and bright taste, allowing it to exude velvety, concentrated flavors of blood orange and plum. Roasted only on one day, Costa Rica Finca El Quizarrá White Honey Special Reserve will be available while supplies last in 12 oz. bags.
Kenneth Davids, editor of the independent Coffee Review, has awarded this coffee a score of 91. Like wine, coffee is judged on aroma, acidity, body, flavor, and aftertaste on a 100-point scale. Connoisseurs look for a score of 80 or above; a 91 is considered “outstanding”. Coffee Review is one of the most respected and widely read coffee publications in the world.Green Mountain Coffee Special Reserve coffees are handcrafted and artfully roasted, made from beans that are among the rarest in the world. The brand offers these unique varieties a few times per year as limited edition roasts, available while supplies last. Costa Rica Finca El Quizarrá White Honey is the first Special Reserve to be offered since Colombia Geisha Special Reserve in November 2012. Costa Rica Finca El Quizarrá White Honey Special Reserve, perfect for any coffee aficionado seeking a unique and delicious coffee experience, will be available online exclusively at www.GreenMountainCoffee.com for $19.49 for a 12-ounce bag. Quantities are limited. For more information and to purchase Costa Rica Finca El Quizarrá White Honey Special Reserve and other Green Mountain Coffee varieties, visit www.GreenMountainCoffee.com. About Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. As a leader in specialty coffee and coffee makers, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR), is recognized for its award-winning coffees, innovative Keurig® single cup brewing technology, and socially responsible business practices. GMCR supports local and global communities by investing in sustainably-grown coffee, and donating a portion of its profits to social and environmental projects. GMCR routinely posts information that may be of importance to investors in the Investor Relations section of its website, including news releases and its complete financial statements, as filed with the SEC. The Company encourages investors to consult this section of its website regularly for important information and news. Additionally, by subscribing to the Company's automatic email news release delivery, individuals can receive news directly from GMCR as it is released.