French Roast Coffee

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A dark roasted blend of smooth, sweet tasting Panamanian Bouquete coffee from the east coast of Panama with a touch of Brazil Bourbon Santos coffee. A taste so breathtaking and unique to traditional French Roast coffees. Available in 2lbs.

Notes: This blend combines wet-processed coffee from Panama's Boquete growing region with a dried-in-the-fruit Brazil from trees of the Bourbon variety of Arabica. "French" has become the accepted term among North-American roasters to describe the darkest possible degree of roast. Family-owned Cafe Excellence is a roaster based in Pennsylvania with roots in the coffee business dating to 1958. Its mission is sharing "the wonderful experience of uniquely Micro Roasted Specialty Coffee with consumers."

Blind assessment: Pungently rich aroma: charred wood, roasted nut, with hints of raisiny fruit and dark chocolate. Although the charred wood dominates in the cup the chocolate becomes more distinct and the raisiny suggestion persists. Lean mouthfeel. The finish is sweet but rather astringent.

Who should drink it: More chocolate and less char than usual in this French roast.


  • 5
    Can't live without it!

    Posted by Penn Henley on 19th Apr 2020

    I have been a fan of Café Excellence Coffee since my first cup at a church fair in 2006! Over the years since then, I’ve tried every variety and always find my way back to French Roast! So good, I drink it without cream or sugar.

  • 5
    Very rich and flavorful.

    Posted by Robert LaDuca on 2nd Feb 2020

    I tasted many coffees along the way. When I discovered french dark roast I was so excited.
    I only like to drink the best tasting coffee out there, and I always grind my beans to get that flavor I Love. If you are like me and you drink strong rich tasting coffee then try this one.