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A Dark, Spicy Cup of “Giddyup”

TOUGH AS NAILS #49
12 oz whole bean dark coffee
By Middle Fork Roasters

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A little spicy, a little smooth: even the toughest cowboy has a soft side. And this is the coffee to match: Tough as Nails dark blend, roasted to order from Middlefork Roasters. This rugged, spicy cup is a blend of Guatemalan and Sumatran beans, for a big, rich, chocolate-syrupy body with a clean finish of black pepper spice. All the flavor of a classic dark, with Middlefork’s signature rich, nutty body. Giddyup! It’s one smooth ride.

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Ratings & Reviews

★★★★★ 70 reviews

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ABBY 11/04/2021
★★★★★
"I bought a bag of this for my OXO brewer, and while that machine can make a great cup of coffee, the flavors of this coffee really shine in a french press. Flavors of pepper, herbs and smoke are muted in the drip machine. "
KEITH 07/26/2021
★★★★★
"This is a well roasted coffee. It's got some very bold flavors when brewed well, but I found it too dark for my tastes. If you want a dark complex coffee this may be for you."
KEILA 04/19/2021
★★★★★
"Another one of our favorites. We love it in our brewer as well as cold brew. Very bold and slightly spicy. Nice an smooth!"
APRIL 03/05/2021
★★★★★
"Wasn't our favorite. Had a tobacco taste to it. "
KATJE 02/19/2021
★★★★★
"The name threw me off... but this is so good! Made in the pour over and added cream, turned out to be a medium-dark roast, slightly sweet, well-rounded cup. "
CHRISANN 02/06/2021
★★★★★
"The name had me pause, but I'm glad I had a chance to try this blend. I was expecting it taste a bit bitter and dry based off the taste profile, but I was delightfully wrong! I use a french press and found this to be a bold dark roast with robust flavor, but none of bitter/burnt taste I had been bracing myself for. I froth my milk and add honey to my coffee and it was so delicious!! The beans have a glistening sheen to them and I loved huffing their scent from the bag. Happily recommend this!"
ABBY 01/23/2021
★★★★★
"I really liked this coffee. It's dark with a spicy herbal taste to it. One of my favorites"
RACHEL 07/23/2020
★★★★★
"This is the second time I ordered this blend. I really enjoy it's rich, dark flavor."
RICH 06/24/2020
★★★★★
"As is usually the case, a Bean Box dark roast strikes me more as a medium roast, but I have as unrefined a palette as you can have. Anyway, this was a nice afternoon coffee for me and my family in the chemex."
SABRINA 03/26/2020
★★★★★
"I really liked this blend. It was bold and perfect for an afternoon cup. "