Review: Illy Issimo Mocha Drink
Illy Issimo Mochaccino is a ready to drink coffee treat that you can grab and go at a lot of convenience stores and sometimes can be found in the regular grocery store. I didn't grab a Mochaccino when I reviewed the rest of the line a few years ago. Since then, Illy has added the drinks in this bottle package shown above.
So, hey, with a quick chill, and a need for a little treat, I grabbed one of these the other day and enjoyed.
Give it a good shake, as you'll need to get the cocoa off the bottom. I had it straight, and not over ice, which I would recommend, because the flavors are already a little on the light side.
It's got a good Mocha flavor, but is not overwhelming, nor is it biting with bitter cocoa. The packing process sands off a lot of the top notes and finer flavors for most coffee drinks, so don't expect to look for the fine flavors you might fine in single origin coffees.
Overall, I give it two thumbs up if you like coffee, and like a little sweetness.
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Posted by Scott Martin at January 25, 2014 8:45 AM