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Did you know that not all coffees can handle a dark roast?
It takes a special type of gourmet coffee bean to withstand the intense heat and exposure to a longer roasting process. Not all coffees can handle a dark roast. The coffee bean’s origin has a lot to do with if and how a coffee can be dark roasted. The coffee’s origin will also determine the coffee’s aroma and taste.
For instance, an espresso roast on two different types of coffee beans (say one from Indonesia and another from the Americas) will yield two completely different tasting coffees, although they may share the bold, full-bodied flavor characteristics.
Dark Roast Characteristics
During the roasting process the natural sugars and starches are caramelized creating the distinctive oils that enhance the natural flavors and aroma of the dark roast coffee bean. The darker the roast, the less acidic the coffee becomes and the fuller and more pronounced the body and taste becomes. Dark roast coffee beans also have arguably less caffeine. Additional characteristics of dark roast gourmet coffee beans include:
|Bittersweet Flavor||Bold Taste||Smokey|
|Carbon-Like||Low Acidity||Oily Bean|
The 3 Roast Stages of Dark Roast Coffee
There are three stages or varieties of dark roast coffee beans:
Espresso Dark Roast Coffee Beans
Espresso dark roast coffee beans are dark brown and exhibit potent caramel notes.
Italian Dark Roast Coffee Beans
Italian roast coffee beans are sweeter, oilier and somewhat more potent with burnt undertones.
French Dark Roast Coffee Beans
The intense French Roast coffee beans are darker still, with more oil and a much more intense, deliciously smokey flavor.
All three of these dark roast varities deliver a bold, intense and full-bodied cup of coffee.
Our selection of dark roast gourmet coffee beans includes:
DARK ROAST GOURMET COFFEE
Gourmet Sumatra Black Satin Roast
A rare Indonesian dark roast coffee; earthy with a thick, chocolaty, full bodied texture.
Gourmet Mocca Java Coffee Beans
High altitude grown coffee beans from Ethiopia; perfectly blended with high grade Indonesian gourmet coffee beans to produce great coffee with a floral aroma.
Gourmet Italian Roast Coffee Beans
Central American and Indonesian gourmet coffee beans are roasted to perfection with caramelized natural sugars and deliciously chocolate undertones.
Gourmet After Dinner Blend
A full bodied gourmet coffee blend of Ethiopian Yirgacheffe beans; full bodied with chocolate undertones and a sweet, smooth finish.
Gourmet E-Coffee Blended Beans
Three varieties of Arabica gourmet coffee beans are blended to create a brand new flavor that balances the differences to create something truly special.
Gourmet Verdi Espresso Coffee Beans
Gourmet Arabica coffee beans roasted Seattle Style; bold and intense flavors that make only the best lattes and cappuccinos.
Gourmet French Roast Coffee Blend (new)
The finest high mountain grown coffee beans from Central and South America; smokey flavors and bittersweet aftertastes with a heavy body.
DARK ROAST ORGANIC COFFEE
Organic French Roast
Heavy roast gourmet coffee beans that always deliver a bold and intriguing rich taste.
Organic Gourmet House Blend
Caramel and chocolate flavors with a smooth crisp finish are made possible by dark roasting a blend of Central and South American gourmet coffee beans.
DARK ROAST DECAF COFFEE
Decaf French Roast Gourmet Coffee
Grown in a higher altitude and cooler temperatures, Decaf French roasted coffee beans, give you a rich lingering flavor; ideal for standalone espresso drinks or for making decaf lattes and cappuccinos.
Decaf E-Coffee Blend Beans
A mix of 100% Arabica gourmet coffee beans deliver superior flavors; rich and delicious any time of the day.
Decaf Sumatra Mandheling Gourmet Coffee
Enjoy the distinguished fruity coffee flavors found only in these Sumatran gourmet coffee beans; low acidity and no caffeine.
Decaf After Dinner Blend Gourmet Coffee
French roasted gourmet coffee beans with slight tastes of cardamom; mellow, satisfying and delicious.
Decaf Colombian Supremo Gourmet Coffee
Wet processed naturally decaffeinated gourmet coffee beans with indistinguishable flavor differences.
Decaf Dutch Trader Gourmet Coffee
Indonesian gourmet coffee beans perfectly paired with African coffee beans to create a balanced medium bodied superb cup of coffee.
Decaf Gourmet Italia Espresso Beans
Pure Arabica gourmet coffee beans create this full flavored coffee, perfect for making espresso, lattes or cappuccinos.
Decaf Gourmet Verdi Espresso Beans
Bold espresso style roasted gourmet coffee beans full of flavor and taste – without the caffeine.
Decaf New Orleans Chicory Gourmet Coffee
Colombian coffee beans combined with natural chicory flavors create a uniquely delicious cup of gourmet coffee