Coffee Beans

What is your favorite coffee and where do you buy your beans?

  • Posted by: drbabs
  • November 26, 2011


Verdigris November 27, 2011
ETHIOPIAN! We purchase green beans from and roast our own. I haven't fouñd a coomercially roasted coffee that tops it.
em-i-lis November 26, 2011
Aah, we love Stumptown's Hairbender Espresso and buy it at Baked & Wired, the only spot in DC that carries it. We also really like Old City Six Bean Espresso, from Philadelphia. That we have to order. Both are absolutely great.
SKK November 26, 2011
When I was traveling a lot for my work the two best countries to drink coffee were Ethiopia and Papua New Guinea. Ethiopia claims to have the first beans, and interestingly enough so does Papua New Guinea. They grow their delicious beans in the Highlands of PNG. Sometimes I can find PNG beans here in Seattle at PCC.
calendargirl November 26, 2011
Peet's Major Dickason's Blend, available online and in some grocery stores (better prices online, tho'). We have also found that Trader Joe's French Roast is delicious.
mrslarkin November 26, 2011
Gorilla Coffee. Best coffee i've ever had - and i've had a lot of coffee!

Also very good - Trader Joe's Italian Roast (i get the decaf).
creamtea November 26, 2011
Yeah, I like Gorilla coffee too. As for origins, I usually like Sumatra and Kenya. I'm not keen on blends. Single-origins for me.
beyondcelery November 26, 2011
I work for Tony's Coffees & Teas (actually, soon I'll be working for Caffe Ladro, but that's beside the point) and at the moment their El Salvador La Esperanza is my favorite for everyday:

For a treat, the Kenya Kiamwangi AA is one of the most complex and wonderful cups of coffee I've ever tasted: It's both earthy and fruity, with a browned butter finish.

I love living in Seattle!
SKK November 26, 2011
I vote with Syronai! Best coffees ever! Starbucks is my least favorite coffee - it tastes of burned pots.
cookinginvictoria November 26, 2011
Their coffee sounds really wonderful. Next time I am in Seattle I will have to pick some up!
aargersi November 26, 2011
Central Market. Pumpkin Spice, Maple Pecan, Cinnamon Vanilla. We like flavored coffee. These are all by Lola Savannah - a local gal here in Austin
aargersi November 26, 2011
whoops! They are actually in Houston!
boulangere November 26, 2011
Peet's. I order their French Roast and Espresso on-line. Also Lavazza, which I also order on-line. I use a French press and a stove-top espresso maker.
JudyH November 26, 2011
I love Kenyan coffee. I usually buy it at Whole Foods where they roast it in the store. I use an Aeropress to make it.
gt9 November 26, 2011
Columbian Supremo...roasted fresh almost daily...Dunn Brothers on Grand Avenue in St Paul....they ship.
I use a technivorm drip coffee maker...but it really the freshness of the beans and roasting.
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