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Posted Tue Sep 25, 2012, 6:48am
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I buy the 30lb boxes of green coffee at Virginia area costcos.  Does anyone know what beans are used in the blend labeled french roast?

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Posted Tue Sep 25, 2012, 7:41am
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Green bean French roast? That is like buying well-done raw porterhouse.

 
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Posted Tue Sep 25, 2012, 3:01pm
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frcn Said:

Green bean French roast? That is like buying well-done raw porterhouse.

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Click Here (www.sweetmarias.com) , this is a very good green French roast blend. It is not easy to get beans that taste acceptable when taken towards the end of second crack but this one works nice. One of my sister in laws is from New Orleans and likes here French roast/chicory blend and I roast it for her, yes I sample all I roast and this blend works well for a proper French Roast.
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Posted Tue Sep 25, 2012, 3:35pm
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A little judicious Googling seems to indicate that the Kirkland branded French Roast blend is Sumatrans. I would assume that the greens are the same blend, but am not 100% sure.
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Posted Wed Sep 26, 2012, 2:13pm
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Back when Costco had roasters in the Store (Folsom CA) and brought the coffee  in 150 lb bags they would sell it in  the same bags in which they sold the roasted coffee. I used to buy the coffee which they sold as French roast.  It was Costa Rica.  I would roast it to second crack.  I thought it was pretty good.

After the roaster load 30 lb packages arrived they would not sell it in small amounts.  Sometime later the roaster went away.  I was told that they had a roaster fire and one of the suits decreed that the roasters had to go.

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Posted Wed Sep 26, 2012, 8:19pm
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My local Costco still roasts and will sell you 30lb boxes of greens.  I think they're pretty good as well.
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