tanzanian peaberry is grown on the slopes of mt. kilimanjaro at an altitude of 1500-1800 meters and cultivated cooperatively by hampanga fine coffee producers. the volcanic soil of this region, with its perfect balance of nutrients, organic material and drainage yields an intricate coffee with mild acidity and a complex flavor profile. craft-roasted on the probat ln-12 to a city roast profile, this coffee produces strong citrus aromas with a hint of nutty yeast. flavor notes range from a tangy lemon zest that cools in the cup to reach the sophistication of the acai berry, with its undertones of chocolate and blueberry
the first sight of the exquisite crema on our 90th anniversary espresso signals a timeless coffee experience, the culmination of our carefully sourced beans and almost a century of coffee expertise. appreciated by skilled baristas, espresso 90 is a northern italian espresso roast, adding to the inherent sweetness of a well-poured latte or cappuccino. wonderfully active and well-balanced on the palette, our signature espresso moves from notes of black cherry and pomegranate to a smooth, expressive dark chocolate finish
roasted in the tradition of a dark, italian espresso, our classic blend of signature beans is a washington favorite. producing a distinguished crema that whispers of roasted almonds, classic espresso develops into a lingering, dark berry finish that continues to satisfy coffee aficionados
this dark roast organic blend was created for rock creek restaurant, washington, dc. a unique coffee with bold, dark notes and rich finish.
arguably the most famous of coffee blends, java mocha dates back to the 17th century, when european traders made the combination of middle eastern mocha and java coffees possible. swing's signature java & mocha post-roast blend maintains the integrity of its origins even as it brings together two tastes with compatible strengths. the aroma carries hints of berry sweetness, which liven up to a piquancy reminiscent of citrus and ginger. this blend finds harmony in its differences, and concludes with a signature complexity of sweetness and spice
originally created under the watch of michael edward swing, mesco is the signature m.e. swing co. (mesco) coffee. this unique blend of latin american and african coffees was patented in 1918 as the coffee that improves in quality as it cools in the cup. still our most popular coffee, mesco has the pronounced creaminess of milk chocolate, and a smooth mellow flavor that is perfect for any occasion. as this brew cools in the cup, its rich and sweet qualities deepen for a last sip that is just as satisfying as the first.
high mountain is the coffee that washingtonians stand in line for at swing's on g street. this medium roast coffee is a sweet, rich brew that truly comes alive in the cup. a pre-roast blend of high-altitude coffees from indonesia and the americas, high mountain's mellow sweetness combines with a nutty spiciness for a subtle contrast. its sunny finish contains notes of honey and vanilla, and the taste only gets smoother as the cup cools
a dark roast that will take you right to the edge, then bring you back down again. with a darkness that approaches a french roast, our french breakfast blend offers up a full, earthy strength, but is cut with a light and spicy sweetness reminiscent of raw tobacco. chocolate notes break through, infusing the cup with contrasting but complimentary flavors that embrace both the darkness and the light
unique blend of french, full city, and medium roasted coffees. a swing's original, blended for full body and smooth finish
this coffee, like washington's storied influence brokers and dealmakers, is known for its boldness and power. this dark brew radiates strength in its aroma, taste and depth. diplomat is a dark blend that calls to mind the sweet earthiness of pipe tobacco and notes of aged leather. a hint of baker's chocolate rounds out the flavors, giving a delicate touch to the weighty flavors at work
a balanced mingling of sweet and savory intensity, embassy row is a classic swing's post-roast blend that combines our signature french roast with medium roast coffees. reminiscent of a good wine, this blend is roasted dark enough to release aromas of chestnut and hickory. the intensity of the brew gives way to a heavy, smooth sweetness that suggests molasses and crystallized sugar. the hints of smokiness carry over from start to finish, resulting in a cup that offers contrasting tastes, perfectly matched
roasted to full city, this coffee is distinguished by its weighty foundation and defines itself with an earthiness that permeates the palate. like taking a bite of unsweetened chocolate, the beans possess a syrupy boldness that favors notes of molasses and lingers on the back of the tongue. almost completely devoid of acidity, a smokiness accentuates the coffee's truffle-like tones, which allows its richness to develop without overpowering the delicate balance of its delivery
the depth and quality of flavor in this medium roast coffee brings together all of the best aspects of a single-origin brew. bright at the start, it mellows on the palate as the fruity sweetness ranges from subdued citrus to the deepness of plums and currants. this progression of flavors also yields a savory weight, cut by a hint of cinnamon spice and delicate sweetness
originating on the family-owned koke farm in ethiopia and named 1st place by the east africa fine coffee association, this single origin coffee is full of activity and subtle intricacy. grown at an altitude of 1900 meters, fragrant sweetness of the bean comes alive the moment it reaches your nose, then gives way to velvety dark notes and understated spice. pronounced berry and light floral notes make way for a delicate piquancy and faint suggestions of citrus. vanilla initially appears, then blends seamlessly into a gentle acidity that ushers in the medium, even finish
located on lake apanas, this small co-op has been producing surprisingly good coffee the past few years despite their limited resources. member farms average two hectares with wet milling done with hand-cranked depulpers. this city+ roast coffee cups to a rich and very smooth mouthfeel, you don't realize how good it is until you're looking at the bottom of an empty mug
this elegant coffee stands on its own, roasted full city and originating from the renowned indonesian island whose name it bears. its smooth earthiness reveals notes of semisweet chocolate and a hint of cinnamon, while a low acidity allows for a clean delivery and the suggestion of subtle fruitiness. paired with a square of dark chocolate or brewed after dinner to will elevate the brew's complementary flavors and well-rounded finish
this well-rounded raiforest alliance certified antigua features an evolving complexity that is both satisfying and smooth. cultivated at altitudes ranging from 4,700 - 5,100 feet, this excellent coffee suggests very big chocolate notes with subtle hints of rich molasses. finca medina lives up to the reputation and history of its region, producing a consistently high quality coffee with a social and environmental consciousness. medina is certified by rainforest alliance which requires the farm to meet rigorous standards that conserve biodiversity and provide sustainable livelihoods. current projects the farm supports include
our darkest roast, yet has a smooth nutty finish
hailing from the mountainouscaranavi region (1500 - 1700 meters elevation) of bolivia, this 100% organic, fair trade coffee was produced through community and usaid efforts. this sun-dried coffee has hints of vanilla and cedar combined with a delicate spiciness that comes alive in the cup. syrupy notes of caramelized sugar follow the initial kick, and a refreshing sweetness dominates as the cup cools
our darkest roast, yet has a smooth nutty finish
very rich and bold with a smooth finish
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