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2321 Davis St., Unit C
North Chicago, IL
USA

(847)578-0772

Coffee by the Roast is the retail website of Coffee Fresh, Inc, a small batch, specialty grade coffee roaster in North Chicago, IL, where customers can buy coffee online. Coffee by the Roast allows retail customers to buy fresh, custom roasted coffee online and have it shipped to any US address.  We provide only specialty grade coffee and roast the coffee to order.  Since coffee remains fresh for two to three weeks after roasting, we mail the coffee within twenty four hours to ensure our coffee is always fresh.

Coffee Flavors Deconstructed

Coffee Flavor by Growing Region

Americas

Americans are often Rich, Sweet & Lively

Africa

Africans are often Lively, Floral & Sweet

Asia

Indonesians are often Sweet, Bold & Complex


Coffee Flavor by Roast Level

Light Roasts

Coffees roasted between 420-430 F tend to Lively, Floral or Sweet.

Medium Roasts

Coffees roasted between 430-450 F tend to be Rich, Sweet or Floral.

Dark Roasts

Coffees roasted to 450 F and above tend to be Bold, Rich and Complex


Coffee Flavor by Description

Sweet

Pure sugar, fruit, chocolate or honey.

Rich

Smooth, buttery texture with a balance of sweet, lively and bold. A full, rounded experience. 

Lively

Bright sours and tarts from flavor acids. Zesty. Bold's opposite.

Bold

Bitter and sweet with a rich, heavy body.

Floral 

Flowers like jasmine, rose, lavender and coffee blossom. 

Complex

Lively sparks, floral blooms, rich breadth, smooth sweets, bold bitters and clean finishes.