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illy Coffee, Classico Coffee Beans, Medium Roast, 100% Arabica Coffee


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Best price: £6.50

Product Summary

  • COFFEE BEANS: illy's whole bean coffee range is the perfect choice for coffee lovers who prefer grinding the beans to suit their own individual taste and preparation method
  • CLASSICO MEDIUM ROAST: Our delicious Classico coffee beans are a medium roast and have a lingering sweetness and delicate notes of caramel, orange blossom and jasmine
  • 100 PERCENT ARABICA COFFEE BEANS: illy's distinctive smooth, rich and full-bodied taste is created from the skilful blending of 100 Percent sustainably-grown Arabica beans, selected from different growing regions around the world
  • AUTHENTIC ITALIAN QUALITY: illy coffee beans invoke a sensual beauty and poetry in the passionate coffee lover. Flawlessly consistent, smooth, balanced and never bitter
  • SUSTAINABLE GROWTH: For over 30 years, illy has been committed to sustainable coffee growing and direct relationships with coffee growers, helping them to develop skills, techniques and stay up-to-date on innovations in sustainability, at no cost to them

Product Attributes

  • Width: 3.5 Inches,
  • Height: 5.7 Inches,
  • Weight: 8.8 ounces,
  • Length: 3.6 Inches,
  • Size: 250 g

Brand

illy


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Product Review Analysis*

Positives

Neutrals

Negatives

70.9% 14.2% 14.9%

Senti score  [85.1%]

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Pros & Cons

truly excellent

"it's a truly excellent coffee smooth and robust that is superbly fresh every time being vacuum sealed and packed in excellent steel tins that are 100% eco friendly unlike the non recyclable plastic packaging used by almost all others"
100.0%

absolutely love

"absolutely love it"
100.0%

excellent product

"good price excellent product best tasting coffee on the market"
100.0%

excellent beans

"excellent beans excellent coffee best of all it leaves me with a good tin to keep any bagged beans in"
100.0%

wonderful bean

"a wonderful bean at a great price"
100.0%

super fresh

"great illy coffee beans kept in a tin to keep super fresh"
100.0%

really excellent

"this is really excellent coffee"
99.9%

really delicious

"really delicious coffee"
99.9%

absolutely delicious

"absolutely delicious coffee that illy does smooth good taste no after taste or hard edge"
99.9%

finest coffees

"one of the finest coffees available"
99.8%

great container

"the beans are in a great container that is easily reusable"
99.7%

recommend highly

"would recommend highly!"
99.5%

really good

"great coffee taste really good cream and the storage tins look good not that it’s stored for long"
99.3%

favourite illy

"i have tried many others including costa’s own but keep coming back to my favourite illy!"
99.3%

favourite beans

"these are my favourite beans and at a great price"
99.3%

great kick

"for a great kick in the morning!"
99.0%

works perfectly

"i have a jura bean to cup machine and it works perfectly to give me the fresh cup i always enjoy"
98.6%

really enjoy

"this us the only coffee i really enjoy"
97.9%

nice crema

"medium roast with little bitterness and a nice crema"
95.9%

marked down

"i only buy it when marked down below £5"
94.4%

required is brilliant

"we love illy coffee and to be able to have the beans delivered at regular intervals then grind them freshly as required is brilliant!"
92.7%

illy classic

"this 250g illy classic we used up already after one week"
92.1%

really cute

"it comes in a really cute jar which dents a bit too easily a bit like italian vehicle panels"
91.9%

great espresso rich

"a great espresso rich and well roasted yet not burnt like starbucks coffee and extremely smooth on the palate without the bitter notes of some other coffees in it's class"
89.3%

excellent everyday coffee

"excellent everyday coffee"
89.2%

rich and fresh

"great tasking coffee rich and fresh tasting beans that produce a much richer coffee vs pre ground beans"
89.1%

lovely beans

"lovely beans"
88.9%

smooth and delightful

"i was blown away by the smooth and delightful taste in addition to the hit of caffeine"
88.7%

these are best

"these are best"
88.6%

really happy

"brought for use in a melitta coffee machine and i’m really happy"
88.4%

great thanx

"great thanx "
88.0%

well roasted

"a great espresso rich and well roasted yet not burnt like starbucks coffee and extremely smooth on the palate without the bitter notes of some other coffees in it's class"
87.7%

yummy flavour

"yummy flavour and great strength you can tell the quality"
75.0%

works well

"espresso short or long it always works well and is enjoyed as an above average blend"
75.0%

efficient delivery

"excellent coffee good value and prompt efficient delivery"
75.0%

good price

"very good and balanced coffee comes at a good price when buying with a subscription"
75.0%

good taste

"a medium roast with a pleasing aroma and a good taste when drunk undiluted as an americano or my personal favourite a lovely latte"
75.0%

best price

"99% of the time amazon usually has the best price"
75.0%

great price

"great price"
75.0%

taste great

"perfect taste great all good"
75.0%

really fresh

"because it’s stored in a sealed metal tin it smells and tastes really fresh"
75.0%

rich taste

"i love the smooth rich taste of this blend"
75.0%

great taste

"nice package great taste"
74.9%

great value

"great value as always"
74.9%

decent price

"decent price"
74.9%

fast delivery

"fast delivery"
74.9%

nice taste

"nice taste"
74.9%

readily ground

"i took to these beands and worked my way from there to as good and better than the readily ground ones"
74.9%

fair amount

"i drink quite a fair amount of coffee during my day and this is spot on flavour wise"
74.9%

super price

"great taste brilliant packaging tin super price what more can you want from a coffee"
74.8%

decent cuppa

"definitely worth trying if you just enjoy a decent cuppa!"
74.8%

very quickly

"my only problem with it is it stales very quickly after its open"
74.8%

lovely balance

"lovely balance of richness and smoothness"
74.7%

five stars

"great flavour and taste at £5 per tin you can't get any better at the price five stars *****"
74.7%

nice couple

"nice couple"
74.7%

nice coffee

"nice coffee"
74.6%

blown away

"i was blown away by the smooth and delightful taste in addition to the hit of caffeine"
74.6%

lovely smell

"lovely smell of fresh beans and grinds easily in the machine"
74.6%

very competitive

"price on amazon very competitive "
74.5%

nice smooth coffee

"nice smooth coffee"
74.5%

unique quality

"this keeps the beans fresh and gives a unique quality to my coffee that i have not yet experienced"
74.4%

good smooth coffee

"a good smooth coffee which everyone enjoys"
74.4%

strong coffee

"fabulous strong coffee"
74.3%

coffee strong

"a great tasting coffee strong but not overly so and with no bitter aftertaste of some other coffees"
74.3%

added bonus

"tasty coffee and the tin is an added bonus"
74.3%

best combination

"illy is the best combination"
74.3%

good value

"excellent coffee good value and prompt efficient delivery"
74.3%

smooth ideal

"however this is still great coffee smooth ideal for pressure coffee makers with a nice flavor"
74.3%

fast shipping

"good quality coffee and fast shipping"
74.2%

really nice

"really nice and always consistent"
74.2%

great item

"great item will use seller again"
74.2%

perfect product

"perfect product!"
74.1%

always consistent

"really nice and always consistent"
74.1%

nice quality

"nice quality illy beans in a great storage tin"
74.1%

easily reusable

"the beans are in a great container that is easily reusable"
74.0%

coffee dependable

"illy always makes a really good coffee dependable"
74.0%

very happy

"we use about 1kg month with our sage barista very happy with it"
74.0%

coffee smooth

"it's a truly excellent coffee smooth and robust that is superbly fresh every time being vacuum sealed and packed in excellent steel tins that are 100% eco friendly unlike the non recyclable plastic packaging used by almost all others"
74.0%

treat yourself

"so treat yourself to the real thing don't just buy willy nilly"
73.8%

much richer

"great tasking coffee rich and fresh tasting beans that produce a much richer coffee vs pre ground beans"
73.8%

quality smooth coffee

"good quality smooth coffee"
73.8%

wonderfully smooth

"illy coffee is wonderfully smooth and this was to the expected standard"
73.8%

always delicious

"always delicious"
73.7%

good and reliable

"as good and reliable as always"
73.6%

strong but nice

"not overly strong but nice and rich"
73.6%

brown colour

"the beans are quite uniform in shape and lighter brown colour"
73.6%

best espresso

"the best espresso we have ever drunk"
73.4%

always enjoy

"i have a jura bean to cup machine and it works perfectly to give me the fresh cup i always enjoy"
73.4%

good quality

"good quality"
73.3%

good burr grinder

"nicely medium roasted needs a good burr grinder to get the best out of them"
73.3%

great flavour

"great flavour"
73.3%

even better

"smell so good and taste even better"
73.2%

well recommended

"well recommended"
73.1%

well packed

"well packed and arrived in good time"
73.0%

coffee best

"excellent beans excellent coffee best of all it leaves me with a good tin to keep any bagged beans in"
72.9%

above average

"espresso short or long it always works well and is enjoyed as an above average blend"
72.9%

tastes amazing

"illy tastes amazing it's taste far exceeds other beans such as lavazza"
72.9%

reuse gift

"reuse gift or reluctantly recycle!"
72.8%

personal favourite

"a medium roast with a pleasing aroma and a good taste when drunk undiluted as an americano or my personal favourite a lovely latte"
72.6%

delivery & great

"quick delivery & great coffee"
72.6%

highly recommended

"highly recommended excellent coffee brand"
72.6%

superior flavour

"the superior flavour of illy puts the other supemarket 'other brands' into their place"
72.5%

pump espresso machines

"fantastic tasting coffee the best for grinding and pump espresso machines"
72.5%

lovely latte

"a medium roast with a pleasing aroma and a good taste when drunk undiluted as an americano or my personal favourite a lovely latte"
72.4%

fantastic coffee

"fantastic coffee at a great price buy 2 to get free post with prime"
72.3%

worth getting

"definitely worth getting"
71.7%

smooth operator

"smooth operator for sure but too smooth for my tastes"
71.5%

very tasty

"very tasty coffee mellow"
71.1%

beautiful coffee

"beautiful coffee but a bit pricey"
71.0%

creamy head

"this really is lovely coffee strong tasting but smooth with a creamy head"
71.0%

recommend this

"i highly recommend this"
70.9%

flavour wise

"i drink quite a fair amount of coffee during my day and this is spot on flavour wise"
70.7%

taste and quality

"this coffee is lovely i like taste and quality"
70.5%

spot on very nice

"spot on very nice"
70.4%

equally impressed

"i drink coffee black and long these are ideal for that oh adds milk and sugar to his and is equally impressed"
70.4%

strength and flavour

"perfect strength and flavour for my taste"
69.8%

more incredible

"the aroma from the can when the seal is opened is incredible and even more incredible it keeps that aroma once it's been opened"
69.7%

great balanced flavour

"gorgeous coffee great balanced flavour"
69.6%

paying extra

"expensive but worth paying extra for"
69.5%

with prime

"fantastic coffee at a great price buy 2 to get free post with prime"
69.4%

quality water

"so make sure you're using high quality water like harrogate spring water ice valley etc"
69.2%

superbly fresh

"it's a truly excellent coffee smooth and robust that is superbly fresh every time being vacuum sealed and packed in excellent steel tins that are 100% eco friendly unlike the non recyclable plastic packaging used by almost all others"
69.2%

regular intervals

"we love illy coffee and to be able to have the beans delivered at regular intervals then grind them freshly as required is brilliant!"
69.1%

another description

"another description would be to say that it's on the weak side and if making a cappuccino the taste of hot milk more than coffee is obvious"
69.0%

bambino plus

"use w sage dose control and bambino plus great tasting coffee"
68.7%

delicious coffee

"delicious coffee!"
68.5%

tastes great

"tastes great"
68.3%

fallen in love

"have fallen in love with this coffee a lovely mellow taste with no bitterness"
68.2%

decent and happy

"flavour seems decent and happy with my purchase"
68.2%

lovely coffee

"lovely coffee i buy it regularly from amazon"
67.9%

enjoy this coffee

"i use french press and quite enjoy this coffee"
67.7%

classic roast

"i got the illy classic roast readily ground can as well as these beans to help me adjust my grind to my liking"
67.4%

bean products

"i've tried about 15 different coffee bean products in my coffee machine and i like this the best so far"
67.3%

grinds easily

"lovely smell of fresh beans and grinds easily in the machine"
67.2%

quick delivery

"great price with quick delivery"
67.1%

good and taste

"smell so good and taste even better"
67.0%

outside tin but excellent

"bit bump outside tin but excellent"
66.9%

tastes very good

"this tastes very good"
66.4%

very nice coffee

"very nice coffee"
66.3%

added these

"i added these to my subscribe and save and they turned up as planned"
65.9%

lovely coffee as usual

"lovely coffee as usual"
65.8%

awesome product

"awesome product"
65.8%

favourite coffee beans

"my favourite coffee beans for home grinding"
65.8%

favourite coffee

"fantastic coffee beans my all time favourite coffee ☕️"
65.8%

trusty illy

"trusty illy"
65.8%

expensive but great

"expensive but great coffee"
65.7%

grazie the best

"grazie the best"
65.5%

great price buy

"fantastic coffee at a great price buy 2 to get free post with prime"
65.4%

best coffee ever

"best coffee ever !"
65.3%

best coffee

"best coffee"
65.2%

very good value

"love this coffee very good value!"
65.2%

lovely mellow taste

"have fallen in love with this coffee a lovely mellow taste with no bitterness"
65.2%

excellent coffee brand

"highly recommended excellent coffee brand"
64.8%

pleasing aroma

"a medium roast with a pleasing aroma and a good taste when drunk undiluted as an americano or my personal favourite a lovely latte"
64.5%

good and balanced

"very good and balanced coffee comes at a good price when buying with a subscription"
64.3%

smooth and easy

"i love illy smooth and easy drinking"
64.3%

really great

"really great tasting coffee beans"
64.2%

storage tins

"great coffee taste really good cream and the storage tins look good not that it’s stored for long"
63.9%

great everyday coffee

"great everyday coffee not too strong not too mild taste and smell fantastic and no bitterness at all"
63.9%

fresh and gives

"this keeps the beans fresh and gives a unique quality to my coffee that i have not yet experienced"
63.9%

smooth and tasty

"its smooth and tasty"
63.7%

yet real nice

"best beans ive found as yet real nice"
63.6%

various qualities

"i have tried many brands of various qualities and always come back the illy"
63.4%

smooth and delicate

"the coffee is smooth and delicate and i thoroughly recommend thisto everyone"
63.3%

nice however

"coffee is nice however i received the wrong item in my order please resend the correct item"
63.0%

pleasant experience

"delivered on time and overall happy pleasant experience"
63.0%

really the tastiest

"really the tastiest"
62.8%

great all around coffee

"a great all around coffee"
62.7%

coffee is faultless

"occasionally the tins arrive dented which is the only fault but to me the coffee is faultless"
62.7%

best coffee around

"best coffee around!"
62.6%

better taste

"judging by the price nearly double than my previous coffee i was expecting way better taste"
62.6%

illy coffee so good

"why is illy coffee so good"
62.5%

great service and product

"great service and product"
62.2%

absolutely love them

"absolutely love them"
62.1%

still my favourite

"it does take more than some others to make a good cup of coffee but still my favourite"
62.1%

very nice flavour

"a very nice flavour however we didn’t find it any better than lavazza which is almost half the price"
62.1%

most importantly

"great flavour and strength most importantly not bitter"
62.0%

great buy when it goes

"great buy when it goes on sale"
61.8%

keeps well

"keeps well until you open it then is like any other fresh beans"
61.7%

perfect crema and flavour

"this medium roast offers perfect crema and flavour and if you are prepared to pay a bit more it is probably the best mix you can get"
61.7%

delicious coffee much

"delicious coffee much appreciated"
61.6%

best option

"subscribe and save is the best option!"
61.6%

nice flavor

"however this is still great coffee smooth ideal for pressure coffee makers with a nice flavor"
61.4%

great flavour and taste

"great flavour and taste at £5 per tin you can't get any better at the price five stars *****"
61.3%

lovely tasting coffee

"lovely tasting coffee"
61.2%

richness and smoothness

"lovely balance of richness and smoothness"
61.1%

very good price

"i’ve subscribed to this so very good price"
61.1%

together with blender

"bought for my husband together with blender"
61.1%

robust but delicate

"such a robust but delicate taste"
61.0%

coffee my favorite

"fast delivery i like this coffee my favorite"
61.0%

mmmm very nice

"mmmm very nice coffee"
61.0%

overwhelmly good

"i've only bought this coz the reviews are overwhelmly good maybe its just me but i feel like this coffee is way overpriced and pretty generic"
60.5%

fresh beans

"lovely smell of fresh beans and grinds easily in the machine"
60.3%

will continue to

"will continue to buy"
60.3%

really rich

"this coffee is the best i've tried really rich taste and is not bitter"
60.3%

value beans

"love the tin though and will reuse often with better value beans"
60.2%

tasty coffee not bitter

"tasty coffee not bitter"
60.1%

it's the best

"it's the best"
60.0%

want a good bean

"if you want a good bean get this"
59.9%

loved this

"my dad loved this"
59.7%

a nice mild

"the coffee has a nice mild relatively weak flavour"
59.6%

make a nice gift

"this is excellent coffee and comes in a nice tin so could make a nice gift"
59.6%

whats not to like

"whats not to like"
59.6%

because it is the best

"because it is the best"
59.5%

fresh full

"these beans make a great cup of coffee i use a grinder and a press and they give a lovely fresh full bodied drink without any bitterness"
59.5%

creamy and incredible

"in order to create the same taste as what i experienced in munich i had to make a lot of espressos because some settings generated a very bitter syrup texture but the optimum setting produced a smooth non bitter creamy and incredible coffee"
59.4%

beans fresh

"nice coffee beans with reasealable lid to keep the beans fresh"
59.4%

recommend thisto everyone

"the coffee is smooth and delicate and i thoroughly recommend thisto everyone"
59.3%

exactly what i ordered

"exactly what i ordered"
59.2%

little disappointed

"a little disappointed"
59.2%

very nice looking

"the can is very nice looking and i'm saving mine to keep bits and bobs in after the coffee has gone"
59.2%

cheaper and better

"eco packaging would be cheaper and better!"
59.0%

great tasting coffee

"use w sage dose control and bambino plus great tasting coffee"
58.5%

love illy coffee

"we love illy coffee and to be able to have the beans delivered at regular intervals then grind them freshly as required is brilliant!"
58.4%

gets a thumbs

"my wife generally makes herself two cappuccinos so illy gets a thumbs up in our house!"
58.3%

most import that

"most import that is fresh "
58.3%

arabica nice

"coffee beans with full flavour and 100% arabica nice presentation"
58.3%

arrived in good time

"well packed and arrived in good time"
58.2%

doing duty

"the used tins can be recycled or re used have a few doing duty as pen pots and have plans to use some as plant pots!"
58.2%

nice tin for my husband

"nice tin for my husband when empty to put screws nails etc"
58.2%

able to throw any away

"the containers they arrive in are a work of art in themselves and i haven’t been able to throw any away yet"
58.1%

stylish i 'll keep

"the presentation is great the tin is stylish i'll keep it!"
57.9%

smell : love

"great strong coffee and that smell: love it"
57.6%

strong tasting

"this really is lovely coffee strong tasting but smooth with a creamy head"
57.5%

fantastic tasting coffee

"fantastic tasting coffee the best for grinding and pump espresso machines"
57.4%

some of my favourite

"these coffee beans are some of my favourite to use in my gaggia bean to cup gadget and when purchased through amazon on subscribe and save save about £1"
57.4%

good quality coffee

"everyone knows that illy is a good quality coffee so go for it!"
57.3%

will buy again

"will buy again"
57.1%

over the moon

"over the moon"
56.9%

such as lavazza

"illy tastes amazing it's taste far exceeds other beans such as lavazza"
56.8%

your coffee fine

"whether you grind your coffee fine for an espresso or coarse for a cafetiere"
56.8%

with no bitterness

"have fallen in love with this coffee a lovely mellow taste with no bitterness"
56.8%

local coffee shop

"good as you're local coffee shop"
56.6%

stored for long

"great coffee taste really good cream and the storage tins look good not that it’s stored for long"
56.6%

really strong

"nice coffee but expensive and to be honest i couldn't tell a vast amount of difference with a 1kg bag of lavazza but then again i don't like a really strong coffee bean "
56.6%

standard to beat

"now this is the standard to beat"
56.5%

delivery was rapid

"delivery was rapid"
56.5%

italy's no1 coffee bean

"if you think the price is good then buy buy buy italy’s no1 coffee bean"
56.4%

coffee nice

"delish coffee nice can good price!"
56.4%

full flavour

"coffee beans with full flavour and 100% arabica nice presentation"
56.4%

love the tin though

"love the tin though and will reuse often with better value beans"
56.3%

great cup of coffee

"these beans make a great cup of coffee i use a grinder and a press and they give a lovely fresh full bodied drink without any bitterness"
56.3%

coffee is nice

"the coffee is nice but there’s similar coffee for cheaper!"
56.2%

great italian quality

"great italian quality"
56.0%

great tasting roast

"great tasting roast and cheaper than the supermarkets"
56.0%

good cup of coffee

"it does take more than some others to make a good cup of coffee but still my favourite"
55.9%

it's class

"a great espresso rich and well roasted yet not burnt like starbucks coffee and extremely smooth on the palate without the bitter notes of some other coffees in it's class"
55.6%

favourite or definite

"i think it’s my favourite or definite top three"
55.6%

best beans

"best beans ive found as yet real nice"
55.6%

spot without a dent

"it was hard to find a spot without a dent on"
55.5%

coffee has gone

"the can is very nice looking and i'm saving mine to keep bits and bobs in after the coffee has gone"
55.3%

fantastic coffee beans

"fantastic coffee beans my all time favourite coffee ☕️"
55.3%

great strength

"yummy flavour and great strength you can tell the quality"
55.3%

brilliantly in my bean

"work brilliantly in my bean to cup machine"
55.2%

excellent coffee

"excellent coffee fast delivery"
55.1%

great product

"great product really good flavour"
55.0%
...

completely disappointing

"it's completely disappointing"
99.6%

very disappointed

"very disappointed tastes so mediocre at best"
99.0%

miserable delivery

"miserable delivery by amazon"
90.7%

more expensive

"will buy more but why is it more expensive to buy a two pack of these than buying one of these as an 'add on'"
74.8%

even worse

"flavour was even worse just a mediocre coffee save your money and buy the cheapest coffee beans from your local supermarket chances are that they would be much better"
74.8%

arrived damaged

"arrived damaged"
74.8%

storage receptacle

"the jar itself is locked under pressure like a can of beans meaning the beans get to you lovely and fresh with a premade storage receptacle"
74.6%

rather insipid

"not over roasted but makes a rather insipid coffee try grumpy mule ignore the dumb name you won't come back to this"
74.4%

negative reviews

"i've read some of the negative reviews and while everyone is entitled to their own opinion i believe bad experiences will be due to poor quality coffee machines and or a lack of understanding their own machine optimum settings"
74.3%

much worse

"but just to be fair i've had coffee that's much worse as well"
74.2%

disappointing flavour

"disappointing flavour decided to treat myself as had always been put off by cost compared to lavazza etc"
73.4%

grumpy mule

"not over roasted but makes a rather insipid coffee try grumpy mule ignore the dumb name you won't come back to this"
73.4%

different stronger

"i seem to remember illy tasting different stronger darker roast and less acidic"
72.0%

dark roast

"this is a good balance between dark roast and flavour"
70.6%

line product

"within the reasonable price range there is nothing that i can find that beats this quality and for my friends who smoke i recommend sticking with this as the top of the line product as they can't taste the difference past this product anyway"
70.4%

screw lid tin container

"beans are stored in a screw lid tin container but they didn’t last long enough to potentially go stale before i used them all up"
67.3%

hardly anytaste

"very weak coffee hardly anytaste"
67.0%

fooled again

"i will not be fooled again and after the last discounted order will cancel"
64.7%

tasteless and quite

"it's tasteless and quite old and i'm very disappointed with it"
64.6%

arrived dented

"tin arrived dented"
64.5%

tough week

"that was a tough week going back to these"
64.5%

disappointed with

"it's tasteless and quite old and i'm very disappointed with it"
64.1%

away every

"my only critism is throwing a beautiful tin away every week"
64.1%

much of a problem

"my own mistake i didn't realise this was whole beans but that wasn't too much of a problem i just got it ground at a friend's house"
63.5%

mediocre at best

"very disappointed tastes so mediocre at best"
63.2%

does n't even

"six of them are squashed and one tin doesn't even have a lid"
61.5%

ground beans

"retains the flavor and stops the ground beans oxidizing too much"
60.4%

very bad quality

"very bad quality for an illy and i use this brand and type of coffee for ages"
60.4%

very subjective

"whilst taste is very subjective imo illy coffee is probably the smoothest fully flavoured available"
58.6%

expires in a few months

"expires in a few months"
58.6%

damaged cans

"all cans damaged : delicious coffee but the seller sent the damaged cans"
58.6%

coffee is long gone

"still using the tin even though the coffee is long gone!"
58.6%

fairly bland

"this is a fairly bland coffee"
58.4%

pricey side

"is a bit on the pricey side so for my everyday slurping i tend to go with java b if i want a therapeutic roast or colombian if i want something a bit less stygian"
58.1%

they are so pricey

"i wish i could afford to use these all the time but they are so pricey"
57.6%

would n't buy again

"nice enough coffee but i personally wouldn’t buy again"
57.6%

terrible quality very

"terrible quality very old"
56.2%

that expensive

"at the end of the day it is not that expensive as you get much more value for money"
55.7%

loss on amazon

"so this must of been a loss on amazon to get us hooked"
55.3%

come but overpriced

"nice come but overpriced"
55.0%

screw tops

"two tins delivered without the screw tops!"
54.9%

it's a pity

"it has a balanced taste no bitter notes but it's not too strong even at fine grind and high amount of beans used for a cup so it's a pity"
54.9%

n't realise this

"my own mistake i didn't realise this was whole beans but that wasn't too much of a problem i just got it ground at a friend's house"
54.7%

could not even

"the beans grinded did not work with my espresso machine the water could not even get through the grinded beans to make a cup of coffee "
54.7%

as good as aldi

"not as good as aldi colombian"
54.6%

empty ones

"instead i use the empty ones to store other kitchen items like muscovado sugar bag clips and regular sugar"
54.5%

coffee not baked

"the airtight container will come in handy for storing beans coffee not baked "
54.1%

made the mistake

"i made the mistake of ordering four cans of them"
53.5%

mega factory ' program

"watch the 'mega factory' program showing how illy coffee is produced on the discovery channel the quality control is strict"
53.4%

reject or something

"were these a factory reject or something?"
53.2%

a first letter missing

"the lack of a capital "i" in the name always makes me think there's a first letter missing"
53.0%

poor relative

"this "blend" of beans is a poor relative of the once premium brand and has been modified for latte drinkers where bitterness is required at the expense of rounded smoother espresso"
52.8%

just does n't get

"i know it's a very popular brand and lots of people rave about illy but my subjective taste just doesn't get it"
52.1%

nice reusable

"expensive treat delicious coffee and a nice reusable tin"
51.9%

lacking in flavour

"very good coffee but lacking in flavour"
51.6%

throw them away

"i wish i could re use the nice tins as it seems a waste to throw them away"
51.6%

excelkent cffee beans

"excelkent cffee beans"
51.5%

saeco odea giro

"i have a saeco odea giro+"
51.5%

n't tell anyone

"but don't tell anyone"
51.2%

overpriced and bland

"overpriced and bland"
50.8%

compared to lavazza

"disappointing flavour decided to treat myself as had always been put off by cost compared to lavazza etc"
50.4%

less stygian

"is a bit on the pricey side so for my everyday slurping i tend to go with java b if i want a therapeutic roast or colombian if i want something a bit less stygian"
50.3%
...

Top positive statements

Statement Strength**
"Great illy coffee beans kept in a tin to keep super fresh" 93.1%
"These beans make a great cup of coffee I use a grinder and a press and they give a lovely fresh full bodied drink without any bitterness." 93.1%
"Great product really good flavour." 93.1%
"Best beans Ive found as yet real nice." 93.1%
"Great tasking coffee rich and fresh tasting beans that produce a much richer coffee vs pre ground beans." 93.1%
"coffee beans with full flavour and 100% arabica nice presentation." 93.1%
"A great espresso rich and well roasted yet not burnt like Starbucks coffee and extremely smooth on the palate without the bitter notes of some other coffees in it's class." 93.1%
"excellent beans excellent coffee best of all it leaves me with a good tin to keep any bagged beans in" 93.1%

Top negative statements

Statement Strength
"Disappointing flavour decided to treat myself as had always been put off by cost compared to lavazza etc." 88.9%
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Positive mentions

Mentioned Object Mentioned in Strength
Lavazza
"illy tastes amazing it's taste far exceeds other beans such as Lavazza"
74.5%
Illy
"the superior flavour of Illy puts the other supemarket 'other brands' into their place"
"Illy is the best combination"
54.4%

Negative mentions

Mentioned Object Mentioned in Strength
IMO
"whilst taste is very subjective IMO illy coffee is probably the smoothest fully flavoured available"
74.4%
Amazon
"miserable delivery by Amazon"
60.4%
Saeco Odea Giro
"i have a Saeco Odea Giro+"
54.2%

Emotion analysis

Positive tone

Neutral tone

Negative tone

61.9% 21.3% 16.8%
  happiness 29.7%
  neutral 20.8%
  love 15.8%
  worry 9.9%
  fun 8.9%
  relief 4.0%
  anger 3.5%
  sadness 3.0%
  enthusiasm 1.5%
  surprise 1.5%
  boredom 0.5%
  hate 0.5%
  joy 0.5%

* analysis performed using Artificial Intelligence (AI) methods, data for the analysis has been gathered from multiple publicly accessible sources.
** strength is the level of sentiment expressed in a sentence, phrase or keyword. It ranges from 0 to 100%
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last analysis update 2021-01-21