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Giant Steps

Whole Bean Coffee Blends

Giant Steps is a coffee whose chocolate notes ring constant from the first taste to the last. Straightforward and bold, this organic dark roast coffee wins you over with its uncomplicated comforting taste. There are no surprises here. No brightness or fruity fanfare. Just endless cocoa depth and sweet caramelization. Expect a finish that lingers pleasantly, like an aged whiskey.

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Flavor Profile

Cocoa, Toasted Marshmallow, Graham Cracker

  • Flavor

    80% on a scale from Floral/ Fruity to Dark Chocolate
  • Roast

    70% on a scale from Light to Dark
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Giant Steps

Named for John Coltrane’s groundbreaking album Giant Steps, this coffee is not unlike the jazz visionary's signature "sheets of sound:” Made from organic coffees, it’s downright viscous in the cup. We push the development on the roasting drum until the sweetness and body peak without ever letting any off flavors, like burnt notes, come through.

Roasting Profile

Small Batch Coffee, Fresh-Roasted Daily to Order

We employ the Japanese notion of Kaizen in our roasting practice. This idea of “good change” or “continuous improvement” drives our team to keep daily records of their tastings, always chasing better, more delicious, more consistent coffees.

We roast small batches on Loring machines around the world, so our coffee tastes not only luminous, but reliably consistent, from Tokyo to New York.

Coffee beans being roasted