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Curtis73 MegaDork
3/25/20 7:16 p.m.

Just like the title says.  What are yours?

Cafe Britt Poas volcanic blend
Cafe Bustello Espresso roast
Kickin Horse coffee makes one called Kick Ass blend
Starbucks Komodo Dragon

captdownshift UltimaDork
3/25/20 7:19 p.m.

Zeke's Tell Tale Dark

Zeke's Hippie Blend

Dublin Coffee Roaster, Volt house blend

Tanzanian Peaberry 

914Driver MegaDork
3/25/20 7:20 p.m.

Chock full o nuts.  I rarely get coffee out.

drainoil Dork
3/25/20 7:24 p.m.

Green Mtn Dark Magic

dropstep UltraDork
3/25/20 7:24 p.m.

Black rifle coffee's freedom fuel.


to be fair I'm not a coffee snob though and consider that one a treat while I normally swill maxwell house!

84FSP SuperDork
3/25/20 7:30 p.m.

Ethiopian Yirgchaffe - earthy caffeine rich flavor

Tanzanian Peaberry - mild taste with a punch

Kenya AAA - highest caffeine content bean with a nice earthy taste

captdownshift UltimaDork
3/25/20 7:31 p.m.

In reply to drainoil :

Fun fact about Green Mountain. The former owner purchased the patent to the k cup design and licensed it out and was making more from the licensing then coffee.

He also invented EZ Wider rolling papers back in the day. 

Curtis73 MegaDork
3/25/20 7:34 p.m.

Oh, these sound lovely.  I'm ordering some staples for the pantry from Amazon.  I'll have to add some to the cart.

Keep them coming.

Just ordered some LaVazza.  I'm sure I've tried it somewhere in Europe but don't recall if I liked it.

secretariata SuperDork
3/25/20 7:47 p.m.

I just get the house brand Columbian whole bean medium roast at Costco.  It's $5.25/# and comes in a 3# baggie. Doesn't taste like a roasted turd... smiley

procker Reader
3/25/20 8:45 p.m.

Manatee Coffee. 
Low acid, medium light roast, very smooth!  
Plus the whole animal protection thing...

Stumbled across it and was gifted some years go as a joke...always a have some at the house now!


Caribbean Blend is my "go to"!

Manatee Coffee: Caribbean Blend

Error404 Reader
3/25/20 9:02 p.m.

How smug is it to say I roast my own?

How much does it help my image if I say I got my roaster from Publix?

I have a Bali wet hulled that is delicious when roasted dark-medium

Steve_Jones Reader
3/25/20 9:06 p.m.

SF Bay brand, fog chaser. Best description is it taste like Komodo Dragon smells  


Jay_W SuperDork
3/25/20 10:16 p.m.

How smug is it to say that a buddy of mine used to roast his own til I showed him where I get my coffee and now he does the same? Dave Stewart, of Stuart bros coffee, has a roasting plant like 20 minutes from my house. Vista Clara Coffee co. Yesterday was roasting day. There ain't nuthin like buyin a bag of coffee that's still warm. Fresher is just better and that's that. Heck it's still better at 1 month than the stuff that's been in warehouses and shelves for who knows how long. He goes all over the equator, searching out and buying the good stuff. It starts to come into focus as to why he didn't retire when Starbucks bought Stuart bros... oh and yeah they ship.


jwagner Reader
3/26/20 1:05 a.m.

From a local roaster in Madison WI - a heavy duty intense coffee



Gary UltraDork
3/26/20 7:01 a.m.

Eight O'Clock Dark Italian Roast (K-cups).

Toyman01 MegaDork
3/26/20 7:14 a.m.

The latest is Don Pablo's Special Blend. Whole bean, medium-dark roast. 

I also like 8 O'clock whole bean.


slowride Dork
3/26/20 7:23 a.m.

I've got some of that Black Rifle Frredom Fuel coming soon, looking forward to that one.

I usually buy Starbucks French Roast or Peet's Major Dickason(?) blend.

Dr. Hess
Dr. Hess MegaDork
3/26/20 7:31 a.m.

The0retical UberDork
3/26/20 7:57 a.m.

CoffeeAM Mocca Java

Lavazza Santa Marta



Fueled by Caffeine
Fueled by Caffeine MegaDork
3/26/20 8:07 a.m.
secretariata said:

I just get the house brand Columbian whole bean medium roast at Costco.  It's $5.25/# and comes in a 3# baggie. Doesn't taste like a roasted turd... smiley

this is good.

mtn MegaDork
3/26/20 8:12 a.m.

Local coffee roaster for me for good coffee, and the big Dunkin bucket/bag you get at Costco. 

volvoclearinghouse PowerDork
3/26/20 8:28 a.m.

MOM's Organic Market (Baltimore, Maryland chain) has a house roast they do called "Boyfriend Blend".  It's a dark, rich, warm hug in a mug.  It's become our go-to; we stocked up on 3 pounds of it before the quarantine hit.  It's also relatively inexpensive, at around $9 a pound.  

Trade Joes has some decent coffees too, like their Ethopian Organic.  

We both take our coffee strong and black.  No cream, no sugar.  

slowride Dork
3/26/20 9:12 a.m.

In reply to mtn :

Can I ask who the local roaster is? I have a couple near me that I'm not that satisfied with.

Duke MegaDork
3/26/20 10:26 a.m.
Curtis73 said:

Just like the title says.  What are yours?

Cafe Bustello Espresso roast

That's my go-to.  Available in whole bean and even K-cups if you are forced to use the damn things like I am at work.

I only like dark roasts.  I'm also a fan of Peet's French Roast and Major Dickason's Blend:

mtn MegaDork
3/26/20 10:44 a.m.
slowride said:

In reply to mtn :

Can I ask who the local roaster is? I have a couple near me that I'm not that satisfied with.

I used to get it from Hansa, which is up in Libertyville, because my brother used to work there. But he is out of that business now so I don't get it from them, although I still recommend their coffee - just too far. Arguably my favorite. 

Around here, I like Brewpoint in Elmhurst. I remember Blackberry Market in Glen Ellyn had excellent coffee, but I'm not sure if they roast their own - I think they may use LaVazza or Intelligencia. 

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