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A deep dark roast of our highest scoring African coffees offering a bold, rich coffee flavor. The beans are shiny with an oil sheen and offer a bittersweet flavor with low acidity.

French Roast

I. Introduction

1. Definition and origin of French Roast

French Roast, as the name suggests, originated in France and is known for its deeply roasted beans. It is a style of coffee roasting that involves subjecting the beans to high temperatures, resulting in a dark and rich flavor profile. The process of  Roasting coffee beans has evolved over centuries, and it has become a favorite among coffee lovers worldwide.

2. Characteristics and flavor profile

The roast is characterized by its dark, almost black, color and shiny, oily surface. The beans used for French Roast are typically roasted until they reach the second crack, where the beans make a popping sound due to the release of steam. This extended roasting process imparts a bold and smoky flavor to the beans, often accompanied by hints of caramel, chocolate, and even a touch of bitterness.

II. How is French Roast made?

1. Roasting process

This process begins with the selection of high quality coffee beans, usually Arabica or Robusta. These beans are then roasted at higher temperatures than other roasting levels, resulting in unique flavors and aromas. The roasting process is a delicate balance between extracting the desired flavors and preventing excessive bitterness.

2. temperature and duration.
Roasting is achieved by roasting the beans at temperatures ranging from 465°F (240°C) to 480°F (250°C). Roasting duration varies according to the desired intensity,

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At TAYKURY COFFEE we are amongst the best at using the finest specialty coffees, paying the utmost attention to roasting to get the most out of each one. We work artisanally, preserving all its qualities and respecting the entire process to be able to offer you coffees of genuine origin, organic coffees as well as blended coffees.