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2321 Davis St., Unit C
North Chicago, IL


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.

Signature Blends

Signature Blends, Signature Coffee Blends

Coffee of the Month, A Taste in Time, Espresso

Coffee by Taste: Coffees from around the world blended together for the best possible flavor, season-to-season, year-to-year. Enjoy one of our monthly specials or try a Taste in Time and sample coffees from times and places throughout history.

By Roast Level


By Roast Level

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Don't know which coffee, but know how dark you like it?  This product's for you!

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City: Cotton Candy, An easy-drinking breakfast coffee, bright, sweet and lively, with a spritz of citrus that melts into a clean, refreshing finish.

Full City: Chicago Cup 1925, a well balanced, medium-bodied coffee with an intense, complex flavor.

Vienna: San Francisco Foglifter 1950, a well balanced, heavy-bodied coffee with a very intense, complex flavor. Especially good prepared in a French Press.

Northern Italian: Cafe Mokha Java 2000, a balanced coffee blend with intense, citrus topnotes and smooth, rich body.  The original coffee blend and an excellent dinner coffee.

Southern Italian: New Orleans Roast 1803, a smooth, medium-bodied coffee with a rich flavor and clean finish that shines at this dark roast level. Mix with chicory for the traditional coffee of Mardi Gras.

French: Ile de France 1700, a mild, heavy-bodied coffee with a smooth, rich flavor. Roasted the Parisian way.

(1 roast = 600 grams green coffee. Roasted weight approximately 18 oz.)