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Roma Espresso Blend

From: $15.00

Our darkest roast, Southern Italian style. A chocolatey, full rich cup. If you want powerful then this is the one. Big cocoa flavours, perfect with milk.

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ABOUT THIS COFFEE

A touch of extremely high quality robusta makes this one very different from our usual 100% arabica blends. Very flavourful and not for the faint-hearted.

Using the highest quality robusta coffee and roasting very dark, this one has the most aggressive flavour profile of all our blends.  The robusta component stays below 15%, but still delivers its comparatively harsh chocolatey influence on the whole blend. Overall, the blend comes through beautifully in milk coffees (chocolate milkshake flavour with the sweetness brought on by high quality arabicas) and quite well in black, though, again, a little on the more powerful side, so it is not for the faint hearted.

Interesting on the robusta – most robusta are significantly lower in quality and taste – this one is grown at the same altitude as most specialty arabican coffees. The sorting is as meticulous and the product is as good as it can get when it comes to Robusta.  We thought we just had to give this coffee a chance and we are very happy with the results.

INFORMATION

  • Varietal
    Arabican varietals with one high altitude Robusta
  • Certifications
    Contains coffee from Rainforest Alliance farms
  • Cupping Notes
    Powerful, chocolatey with milk, thick crema