French Roast by Jeremiah's Pick Gourmet Coffee Review |
  • Jeremiah's Pick Gourmet Coffee

    San Francisco, California
  • French Roast

Roast: Very-Dark Review Date: June 1999
Origin: Various Price: NA

Blind Assessment: As usual with most extreme dark-roasted blends sold under the name French roast, no real flavor survives, only competing sensations of bitter and sweet -- in this case inclined more toward the bitter. I preferred this particular "French roast" profile over several others owing to the invigorating intensity of the bittersweetness

Notes: Invigorating intensity of bitttersweet character, leaning toward the bitter. Jeremiah's Pick is a small, quality-oriented wholesale roaster whose coffees appear in upscale supermarkets in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Who Should Drink It: Lovers of nuance-obliterating cultural gestures: very hot food, super-garlicked sauces.


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