Thursday, August 27, 2009

BIG CITY COFFEE Review and Giveaway


Thanks to Stephan at Big City Coffee for sending me some yummy coffees to sample for this review and giveaway!



According to their Site:
*Their coffees are Fair Trade Certified. This means when you choose this product you are directly supporting a better life for farming families through fair prices, direct trade, community development, and environmental stewardship.

*Their Organic coffee is grown using methods and materials that have a low impact on the environment. Organic production systems replenish and maintain soil fertility, reduce the use of toxic and persistent pesticides and fertilizers, and build biologically diverse agriculture. Third-party certification organizations verify that organic farmers abide by the law.

I tried:Chickadee Brand New Orleans Organic Coffee
Website description: Traditional New Orleans roast with chickory. Delicate undertones of chocolate and pecan give this organic gourmet coffee a luxurious body and delightful aroma. We hand select these beans and lovingly artisan roast them in small batches weekly.

I thought that it was a very smooth, yummy coffee. I loved the smell. I didn't realize that there was chocolate in it until I read the description! Perfect coffee to serve with dessert!

Hi Fi Roasted Organic Coffee

Website description: This mellow blend delivers a flavor and aroma that will have you snapping your fingers and movin' to the groove. The lightly spiced African beans are nicely balanced by the mild Latins. If this was a Martini, it would be shaken, not stirred. We hand select these beans and lovingly artisan roast them in small batches weekly.

  • Smooth Blend of 5-Star Latin and African Gourmet Beans

  • Certified Organic, Fair Trade Coffee

  • 12 oz Whole Bean Roasted & Packed Fresh to order

I could not stop smelling the fresh coffee grounds! I'm wondering if you get caffeine in your system by just smelling? I loved the uniqueness of this coffee. This would be great to drink anytime especially in the afternoon when you might need a little more pep to get you through the rest of your day!

Tiki Club Organic Island Blend Coffee

Website description: Tiki Club Coffee is a rich, gourmet blend of historic arabicas in the legendary tradition of the finest Mocha-Java. Estate beans from Mokka

and Sumatra give this exciting blend it's heady bouquet, chocolaty finish and classic hints of spice and caramel. We hand select these beans and lovingly artisan roast them in small batches weekly.


  • Full Bodied Island Blend

  • Organic, Fair Trade Roasted Whole Bean Coffee

  • Exotic Rare Blend of Gourmet Sumatra and Javas

  • 12 oz Whole Bean Roasted & Packed Fresh to Order


I love Sumatra blends. This was probably my favorite of all that I sampled. This is what I want to grab first thing in the morning. I brewed it in my Keurig single cup brewer! I look forward in using it in my Aero Press.

Check out their site. I love the Brewing and Recipes section and Coffee FAQ. The blog, The Buzz Times is awesome! Subscribe to it! If you are on Twitter and Facebook you must fan them! I look forwar
d to the tweets and FB updates and contest. I've even won a contest! Oh yeah! Thanks again Stephan!
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GIVEAW AY: 1 lb B IG CITY COFFEE

Description: You only get 24 hours in a day - make the most of them with this bold gourmet blend. A full city roast dialed up an extra click for body and smooth taste. Big City coffee is never burned or bitter. This will be your go-to joe for any occasion. We hand select these beans and lovingly artisan roast in small batches weekly.

**BONUS** 5 random people will win a random Big City Coffee bumper sticker


TO ENTER GIVEAWAY:
1-First entry: Go to Big City Coffee and come back here and tell me something that you would buy for yourself! (1 entry)

BONUS ENTRIES: (do one, all, none, up to you!

2-Go their blog The Buzz Times and subscribe to their newsletter. (5 entries)

3-Grab my blog button and put on your blog. (5 entries)

4- Fan Big City Coffee on Facebook. Fun post and contest. (5 entries)

5-Friend me on twitter @susieqtpie (1 entry)

6-Friend @bigcitycoffee on twitter (1 entry)

7- TWEET GIVEAWAY - tweet up to once a day for 1 entry per day and leave comment

8- Advertise giveaway and link on your blog or FACEBOOK (5 entries) post comment here

9- Enter any of my other giveaways on this blog or my other blog, The Homeschool Messenger
(5 entries per giveaway)

10- Sign up on Mr MckLinky (top of blog) with your blog (5 entries)


GOOD LUCK! ENDS Sepember 7th!!!
Winner selected by Random.org
You will have 48hrs to claim prize. Leave email at least on one comment so you can be contacted.
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