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Dark Side of the Moon by Blossom Coffee Roasters
Dark Side of the Moon by Blossom Coffee Roasters
Dark Side of the Moon by Blossom Coffee Roasters
Dark Side of the Moon by Blossom Coffee Roasters
Dark Side of the Moon by Blossom Coffee Roasters
Dark Side of the Moon by Blossom Coffee Roasters
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#294 Dark Side of the Moon

12 oz whole bean dark coffee
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What secrets lie on the dark side of this perennial bestseller? You’re about to find out! Dark Side of the Moon is a toasty, medium-dark roast from the coffee artists at Vashon Coffee Company. With its sweet, bold notes of dark chocolate and just a touch of smoky caramel brulee, the only mystery to this roast will be how it disappears so quickly! A blend of South American and African beans, Dark Side is roasted “just dark enough”, for a smooth, satisfying cup that pairs just perfectly with your favorite breakfast pastry. Moon pie, anyone?

The colloquial “dark side of the moon” is the 41% of the moon we never get to see from Earth because of our synchronous rotations. But it’s not always dark: when we see a slim crescent slice, the unseen side of the moon is turned toward the sun. In 1959, the Soviet spacecraft Luna 3 was launched, with the express purpose of capturing photos of the far side of the moon. Luna 3 successfully returned 17 blurry photos, for the first time using a gravity assist maneuver in its orbit around the moon, before losing contact.

During the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, why not make your own moon landing? With its intriguing balance of dark chocolate, toasty caramel, and bold finish, this bakery favorite is worth exploring. Reserve a bag of Dark Side of the Moon, from Vashon Coffee Company, and we’ll see you on the dark side of the brew…

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★★★★★ 50 most recent reviews

Dominic Mueller
★★★★★ ★★★★★ Honestly my favorite coffee. Great flavor, not too over the top. Goes great black, cream&sugar, any which way. Phenomenal, I absolutely love it!
Gregory Drew Christensen
★★★★★ ★★★★★ This was a super tasty dark roast, well, sort-of dark roast. It’s a med dark roast with hints of chocolate and caramel. I brewed it in my chemex and drank it black. Very smooth with no negative bitterness. I drank my second cup with a piece of caramel fudge that I make myself and they paired amazingly. My eyes were rolling in the back of my head. I will certainly order this again. I recommend this to all, even if you tend to like lighter roasts, because this is a rich flavorful cup of coffee without the burnt/smoky flavors that come with many darker roasts.
★★★★★ ★★★★★ I actually had this with creme brulee and it was amazing! The perfect pair.
Ari Mahpour
★★★★★ ★★★★★ Great as an espresso. Nice rich flavor and is really consistent (as I've been ordering these beans for 2 years now). Definitely recommend as an espresso bean.
Illyse Conn
★★★★★ ★★★★★ We use a very good burr grinder and a ver good drip machine that actually "blooms" the grounds first. That said, Dark Side continues to be one of of our favorite coffees. It is dark chocolate forward with deep caramel and mild nutty tones. Low acidity and well balanced. While it is a darker blend, it is not smoky, or overly toasty or otherwise suffer from some of those "over roasted" issues some dark blends can have. A truly well-crafted bean.