I’m a fan of coffee, and if you haven’t already seen my test with Coffee And Cereal on Youtube, check that out first. I love brewing coffee at home and making it the strength I like, and just drinking it black sometimes paired with some good chocolate or just something good that goes with it.

Anywho, I was curious if anyone knows of some amazing coffee bean out there that I could grind and give it a shot! I’m looking into doing something with this in the future but for now just curious what folks favorite coffee beans are. Being a former employee of Starbucks for over 2 years, I’m pretty partial but to the annual blends and a couple of the regulars. Here are my Top Favs.

Komodo Dragon- I will drink this anytime. It’s always good and never lets me down.
Pike Place- It is really quite delicious. It’s the standard now so don’t get burnt out on it.
Arabian Mocha Sanani- This I ONLY drink with a french press. It’s great earthy, smokey taste is
Paired great with some chocolate. It’s almost like a Cigar, but coffee!
Lots of the annual blends like Anniversary Blend, Christmas Blend(counting down the days for this one), and occasional an Italian Roast(Which is not Italian, it’s just the roasting style)

There is a local coffee shop in Travelers Rest that I’ve not gotten the opportunity to spend too much time in although I did stop by while mountain biking the Swamp Rabbit Bike Trail that connects downtown greenville to downtown TR. Anywho, the coffee shop Leopard Forest Coffee Company, who owns a coffee farm in Zimbabwe, ships the beans back and roasts them in the store. They have some great selections, and this winter I plan on spending many hours there while I”m back in school getting work done. It’s a little more quiet and less traveled and feels extremely homey compared to a Starbucks or Atlanta Bread Company.

So, what do you drink? Do you roast at home? Do you buy them ground or grind them at home? What sort of coffee pot do you use? How much do you drink? Do you drink it black or sass it up with all the extras?