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Main Coffee Page Beans Drinks Nutrition Comparison

How dark are your beans roasted?

Cinnamon Roast Also known as "New England Roast." Beans are very lightly roasted.
American Roast Also known as "Medium Roast." Not as dark as any of the European roasts.
Viennese Roast Roasted a little longer than regular American roast.
City Roast Darker than the standard American roast; Some roasters make this as dark as French Roast.
Full City Roast Even darker than City roast
Continental Roast Slightly lighter than French Roast
French Roast Also known as "Dark Roast." Indicates that the bean was roasted for a long time at a high enough temperature to bring the natural oil of the coffee to the surface. French Roast beans are often used to make espresso.
Italian Roast Also known as "Heavy Roast," this is the darkest roast, with beans roasted to a very dark brown. Also used for espresso.


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