Chiaroscuro is an Italian artistic term used to describe the dramatic effect of contrasting areas of light and dark in artwork, particularly paintings. It comes from the combination of the Italian words for “light” and “dark.” We use this term as our Chiaroscuro blend is indeed a result of artful roasting.


ÜberNoir; the term was given to us by our friend j0seph Sheedy while writing code for Arctic Fox Technology in 2000. A term that he made up by combining Über (german for above/beyond) and Noir (french for black
We use it to describe our very dark and very smooth cup of coffee.


Organic Peru
Roast: City (Light)

Cocoa and honey come to mind when drinking this coffee.
Its light roast makes for a sweet, fruity acid with a clean body.
A beautifulorigin for pour over and drip.

Organic Sumatra
Roast: Full City (Medium)

Tried and true this full bodied coffee, satisfies one and all.
Very Low Acid, truly pleasant to drink with
a vibrant earthy hue

Organic Yirgacheffe
Roast:Vienna Roast (Quite Dark)

Grown in Ethiopia, this bean has a exquisite and potent bouquet, rich in fruit and berries. The darker treatment reduces the acidity and produces a contrasting strong, yet delicate roast profile.

Organic Chiaroscuro
Roast: Full City & Vienna (Medium and Dark)

A marriage of coffees from the Far East & the Americas,
balancing medium and dark roasts. This lovely blend makes
both an excellent espresso, as well as
an every-day-drinkable drip coffee.

Organic Über Noir
Roast: French (Quite Dark)

In a word, dark. In two words, extremely dark.
This blend boasts a bold roast character.
The levels of acid and caffeine are both reduced by such a dark roast.

DECAF Organic Über Noir
Roast: French (Quite Dark)

This water process decaf is for the true coffee lovers. The best decaf that you’ve ever had.