Stumptown Coffee

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Stumptown Coffee Roasters offers high quality fresh roasted coffee.

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Stumptown Coffee Reviews

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4 months ago

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PRODUCTS & OVERVIEW: Holler Mountain Blend (Organic Whole Bean). It is comparable to Cafe Vita's Queen City blend. Both exhibit the creamy caramel and light but sweetened flavor profile. I originally purchased this as a "dupe" to that of Cafe Vita but I have really grown to love this blend. It's a multi-layered, creamy, caramel, and molasses tasting bright citrusy cup of coffee. The slightly acidic, smooth, and buttery finish is to die for. I look forward to every cup of coffee in the morning - especially grinding the beans fresh before brewing. WORTH THE PRICE? I initially grabbed my first bag since it was on sale. However, I definitely purchased it later at full price. This specific blend is very robust and light since I use a chemex as my preferred brewing method. I typically drink my coffee black or with half a packet of splenda so I like to use quality tasting coffee. With that being said, I prefer spending the extra buck for this blend. If you are looking into getting into coffee, definitely check this brand out - well worth the price if you are an avid drinker. AGING STUDY: Initial Review: Again, I was instantly transported back into the Seattle coffee scene when I had my first cup of this blend. I thoroughly enjoyed my first bag. Months later: This is the only blend of whole coffee beans I purchase at the store. I usually try to pick up a bag of local coffee (support local) to try their blends or single origins, however, they just don't compare to Holler Mountain. I would like to pick up other blends but this one just hits all the notes and tastes that I prefer. Their website is chocked full with insightful information and is worth mentioning. BRAND MISSION:After a quick search, Stuptown aims to deliver coffee that is all about pleasure. It achieves exactly that. It is apparent that the brand is very intentional about their sourcing, roasting, and quality of their coffee beans. It is an easy decision to get behind the mission of this brand. If coffee is something you need to enjoy/taste subtle differences, then this is for you. If you are a typical consumer and not super into this niche, then a cheaper brand is more than sufficient.

Tasty 😋Amazing website
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2 months ago

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My husband and I like to drink Kona coffee, which is the Rolls-Royce of coffees. Unfortunately, that is very, very expensive so we were looking to find some other coffee to replace it with. I ordered three different types of coffee from Stumptown Coffee Roasters. I was expecting to be delighted by it, based on the high reviews this company receives. But sadly I was not! Their coffee is SO ACIDIC, none of us can drink it. I tried mixing it with other coffee beans hoping to diminish the sour taste, but to no avail. It's so bad, I'll probably have to throw it away. And it's not a cheap coffee!

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I wish they would mention in the descriptions that all their coffees are acidic and taste rather sour.

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4 months ago

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This has been my second attempt to try this coffee (and to desperately want to like it). Once again I found it to be over-the-top acidic. I simply could not stand to drink it. And, yes, I tried a different roast from the first time. On my first try, I called the company to let them know. Their response was the equivalent of "oh well..." Even though their lack of concern did not inspire me to want to try again, I did (it was on sale at Whole Foods). Once again, very disappointed! This is definitely the last time. Can't say I didn't give it the old college try.

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What could have been better? Customer relations...you might have suggested a less acidic roast (though I'm beginning to think they are all highly acidic).

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3 months ago

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I love good bold coffee and we have explored many very good roasters, when my wife surprised me with a box of 4 of Stumptown coffees, I was very excited to try them. All 4 coffees El Inerto Bourbon, Holler Mnt., Hair Bender and Homestead to us all taste very similar and they all have a sourness to them not what we look for in our coffee. Needless to say we are not a fan of Stumptown Roasters and going forward we will continue to explore other roasters.

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3 months ago

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I ordered this coffee a week ago & still haven’t received it even though they promise two day shipping. I tracked the order via ups… it’s been an entire week and they haven’t even received the item to get the shipping process started. Garbage company with poor business practice, do not recommend.

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7 months ago

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Quality coffee but not my favorite. Strange aftertaste. This is problably me, I am a cold brew fan and my tests have been mostly pre bottled cold brews.

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More options sold locally woudl be nice

Good for gifts 🎁
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7 months ago

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One of my favorite coffee roasters ever. Love that I'm starting to see this being sold in Target and other popular grocery stores.

High qualityTasty 😋
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a year ago

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BIG Stumptown fan! I love their beans and their pre-packaged oat milk coffees/lattes on the go. Highly recommend the Hairbender blend - that's my personal fav!

Worth the money 💸Tasty 😋Eco-friendly packagingLuxury
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a year ago

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Holler Mtn (pictured) is definitely not their best bag but I love starting my day with Stumptown every day. The coffee is great and I love that Stumptown is a public benefit corporation. All the bags have cool designs and everything is just very high quality. This is a company that cares.

Good for gifts 🎁High qualityCool look & feelWorth the money 💸Tasty 😋Sustainable productsLove the brand's mission 💕
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2 years ago

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I'm a sucker for the cold brew variations (esp. the horchata). Coffee is fantastic as well, I just tend to prefer some of my local roasters at this price point.

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