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Water Avenue Coffee Company - Boxcar Blend

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Boxcar Blend (#643)

Water Avenue Coffee Company


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Roast: Dark roast coffee, whole bean, 12 ounces

Type: Blend

Tastes: Cinnamon, Nutty, Tobacco

Bean Box Breakdown

Diner Coffee done right. Boxcar Blend pays tribute to Water Avenue's historic location in Portland's chic industrial district. Bold and balanced, with lots of nutty chocolate and a toasty edge. Strong enough for a weekday morning, but smooth enough for the weekend. Add a dash of cream, if you like, and take it along on your commute! Just like your morning train, this roast will help you get wherever you need to be.

Water Avenue Coffee Company Story

Boxcar is a blend of Central and South American coffees, for a hearty and sophisticated cup that will stand up well on its own or with cream and sugar. This coffee is there for you in the early A.M. when the train horn is just not enough to wake you up. Complex and well rounded, with notes of baker’s chocolate, walnut, sweet tobacco, and cinnamon.

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Order by 3PM PST. Get it by Friday, July 26. Can also ship roasted-to-order on Jul 31 (1-3 day typical delivery).

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Customer Reviews

25 customer reviews  write a review

"Often when reading descriptions of coffees, It doesnt always add up to what you experience. but this one is right on the money. a wake me up, without being bitter. Really quite nice. Im not sure its a after drink coffee, but Id definitely give it a try. "

"The dark roast has nice chocolate flavors. I’d definitely try it again."

"Decent but nothing wowing.. drinkable but not something I'd order on my own."

"Pretty good blend, liked the nutty flavor. Very different."

"Love love love this coffee. Perfect blend of bitter and smooth."

"This was a good, bold dark roast. A lot of flavor - definitely woke me up in the morning. "

"Not my favorite coffee in the world. I understand the draw to a coffee such as this, but the "old home diner" feel of this coffee just did not appeal to me. It was great, but just didn't hit that special 'oomph.'"

"A decent blend but very mild if i had it again if grind the beans much finer to try and extract more Flavor."

"This blend is a solid set of beans that appease my preference for bold flavor. Nothing over the top, enjoyable at every sip."

"A little too dark for my taste. Brewed with a french press. "

"Solid roast, creamy, very masculine in a way. Perfect for espresso!"

"The tobacco taste in this was a little too strong for me. Just a weird lingering sweetness that I could do without."

"Really enjoyed this as an espresso with soy milk foam. Bit of a smoky flavor, which was very enjoyable with some foam!"

"Good coffee. Mellow for a darker roast, was smooth and not acidic. Notes of chocolate with earthy flavor, nuttiness. Really liked it. "

"Not a "love", but def a good strong dark roast!! A little too much tobacco flavor for my liking."

"Brewed in french press. Good dark coffee. A little stronger than we typically enjoy. Deep flavor and pretty smooth overall. chocolate with even dark cherry notes. "

"This dark roast is incredible, huge bold flavor but it is also easy to drink."

"Really good flavor, loved the earthy walnut flavor tones. Unfortunate I have a cold while sampling this one, I feel the flavor is probably much better than what I’m tasting. Smooth and good. "

"Very nice, well rounded dark roast. Can taste earthy, bitter chocolate and nuttyness. Made in french press and drank black, but would definitely stand up to milk and sugar. "

"Didn't care too much for this coffee, the description sounds better than it tasted, a little lack luster in my opinion."

"No complaints other than to say it tasted like a pretty average cup of coffee. Nothing bad but nothing special either. Not on my buy again list."

"It's a good dark roast, no bitterness with a nice flavor. "

"Wasn't sure about this, because of the Sweet tobacco flavor note...but I literally didn't taste ANY of the flavor notes. It tasted bold, yet bland at the same time. This is the first time that I've never been able to taste ANY of the described flavors. I will probably let my housemate have this one."

"A little bit too rich and sweet for my liking. The sweetness isn't balanced by other flavor notes."

"This blend took me a minute to get used to and enjoy. I like the dark chocolate notes in this coffee, but the underlying earthy (tobacco?) flavor just didn’t really tickle my fancy."

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