Great Coffee at Great Prices?
I've been buying my whole-bean coffee via mail order for quite some time now, and have been fairly satisfied, but, with all the choices out there, I'm wondering if there are other coffee roasters I ought to be trying. I used to buy from Armeno Coffee Roasters up in Northborough, MA. Then I switched to Porto Rico Importing in NYC because their prices are so very reasonable and I'm within their 1-day UPS delivery area. Recently I tried Terroir Coffee Company, also in MA, which has excellent coffee, but it's pretty pricey. I guess what I'm looking for is great coffee at great prices. Any suggestions?
I hate to sound plebian but try Melitta, see their web site, for Columbian coffee. It has that wonderful Columbian taste, yet it comes in a can and looks like any other ordinary commercial supermarket coffee. I say see their website because supermarkets don't usually carry their Columbian and the price is surprisingly low for such quality arabica coffee with such a wonderful flavor.
Zumbach's in New Canaan CT is developing a website for mail order I think. They import their own beans and roast on site. Their coffee is top notch. WHen they go live I;d be interested in seeing the prices.
If you are in the 'hood stop by as they have whatever they feel like making that morning for a large for $2. Blows starbs away.