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What is the difference between light and dark roast coffee?

almost 3 years ago by Austin K.
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In general, light roast coffees tend to emphasize more of the inherent flavors of the bean, while darker roasts tend to carry more of the taste of the roasting process. Lighter coffees often highlight floral,... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler Participant

If I like Peet's Coffee, what other coffees would I like?

almost 3 years ago by Sean C.
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Alfred Peet , the iconic roaster for Peet's Coffee , is known in the industry as a master of the very dark roast. For many people we've met, that emphasis on dark roasting sometimes sacrifices... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler Participant

What's the best coffee for espresso?

almost 3 years ago by Caitlin J.
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First, to dispel two myths! There's no such thing as an "espresso bean". Not all espresso roasts are super dark. When it comes to making great espresso, it's all about the crema, the frothy white... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler Participant