Kick Ass Coffee

Roasted By: Kicking Horse Coffee

Who will enjoy Kick Ass Coffee the most?

  • Anyone who is looking for some good espresso beans, look no further!
  • Those who tend to prefer a darker roast, this one has that signature smoky sweetness and wonderfully accentuated flavor notes.
  • Fans of coffee with some earthy character will enjoy the balance here.

Kick Ass Coffee Profile

Roast:  Dark

Body:  Full

Taste:  Rich, notes of licorice, earth & chocolate

Fragrance:  Vanilla, chocolate

Aroma:  Sweet, chocolate

Sweetness:  Moderate, smoky

Acidity:  Mild

Aftertaste:  Lingering, earthy

Origin(s):  Indonesia & South America

Species:  Arabica 

Cert(s):  Fair Trade, Organic

The Background

Located in Canada, Kicking Horse Coffee is a great roaster that offers a number of high quality blends. Organic and fair trade beans are sourced from a wide variety of origins and expertly combined. These are very good espresso beans, despite not being marketed as such. Kick Ass is a blend of Arabica beans sourced from Indonesia & South American, and achieves a perfect balance between the two signature taste profiles.

What makes Kick Ass Coffee special?

Kick Ass Coffee is rich, sweet and low in acidity. These qualities are ideal for making espresso, as neither an overly bitter or sour taste is produced. The smoky sweetness is evident regardless of how you brew these beans, and the acidic content is minimal. Notes of licorice and chocolate are combined deliciously, and some earthy character is present in the background. The earthy notes can be magnified and in the form of an espresso shot if desired. All in all, these beans work extremely well as espresso beans, but also make for a great cup of coffee regardless of your preferred brew method. Fans of dark roast coffee will adore this one.

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