Iris espresso is a sweet, spicy, extremely well-balanced blend of three distinctive beans – Peru, Sumatra, and Ethiopian Sidamo – roasted together in small batches. This coffee is soft and creamy, with notes of maple sugar, plum, cocoa and spice. No need to reserve this only for espresso – it's a great blend for drip or an aeropress.

Brooklyn Roasting Company is right around the corner from us in DUMBO, Brooklyn – and worth the trip. They roast an awesome bean and make a truly perfect cup of coffee. They say they're not coffee snobs, just dedicated coffee lovers who only settle for the best.

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Pro Tip: There's no such thing as an espresso bean. Espresso refers to coffee made in a particular way. When beans are labeled espresso, it just means that the roaster recommends using those beans to make espresso. Another fun fact: Espresso is stronger than coffee by volume, but a shot of espresso has much less caffeine than a small (8 oz.) cup of coffee.

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