The data you are about to explore is not a work of fiction.

The data in the visualization that follows derives from a May 2014 Thrillist article, in which the foodie newsletter asked Lorenzo Perkins, an executive council member of the Barista Guild of America and certified coffee instructor at CuvĂ©e Coffee to do a "cupping" — a rigorous coffee tasting, often used for quality control or judging coffee roasting contests — of five brands of grocery-store coffee, the kind that comes in a steel can.

What follows are Perkins' unedited tasting notes.

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