Darker Roasts

Dark roasting allows our roasters to develop the complexity of a coffee. The robust and smoky flavors add depth to each bean.

Dark Roast Coffee

Dark roasting allows our roasters to develop the complexity of a coffee. The robust and smoky flavors add depth to each bean.

  • 80th Anniversary Organic Blend

    Our Organic 80th Anniversary Italian Roast Blend is a unique, complex organic blend which brings beans from 3 continents together into one balanced cup. This coffee is Italian roasted, resulting in a medium-dark roast with a full bodied, round mouth feel which is forward in the front while soft in the throat. We start with an award winning organic coffee from a farm perched high in the Sierra Madres in Chiapas, just a stones throw across the border of Guatemala. The high elevation and great care brings a piquant to the flavor. We then add three other organic estate coffees from Peru, Sumatra and Ethiopia, which round out the flavor. ...Learn More

    $11.45 Dark Roast
  • 90th Anniversary Blend

    Celebrating our 90th Anniversary!  Sweet molasses flavor with nutty cocoa notes is full bodied yet balanced throughout and gives a soft finish with a faint hint of Black Currant.   For our 90th Anniversary, George Vukasin Jr has crafted a very special Natural Ethiopian blended with the cream of the Guatemalan & Costa Rican crops, with a special traditionally grown Java estate coffee.  Roasted to a chestnut brown, the taste is as rich as our history yet maintains a very contemporary flavor profile. ...Learn More

    $11.95 Medium Roast
  • Balthazar Blend Organic

    A mélange of three very special coffees from Africa, Central America and Asia. Hand roasted to a full French Roast allowing the robust body, dark chocolate, cedar, orange zest tones, and elegant finish to captivate your senses. George Vukasin Jr conceived an idea of a special coffee while visiting the landmark New York restaurant Balthazar. Dining on delicious French bistro dishes amongst the movers and shakers of NY, he began to formulate a coffee rich with sophistication while rooted in artisanal tradition. A true Signature Coffee. ...Learn More

    $12.95 Dark Roast
  • Barbary Coast Blend

    A hearty, no nonsense dark roast as rich as the history of Barbary Coast and is as unapologetic of its dark roast as the characters at that time. The Barbary Coast of San Francisco is famous for its bare knuckled brawls and rough ‘n tumble lifestyle.  This blend matches that to a tee. ...Learn More

    $10.95 Dark Roast
  • Berkeley Blend

    A dark roasted blend of Indonesian, Ethiopian, Central and South American coffees. Rich and smooth with a balanced taste. Complex in the cup. Excellent also as an espresso drink. Berkeley is our coffee family's second home. Peerless has been delivering fresh roasted coffees to the Berkeley food and café scene for over 60 years. We hope that we have contributed a little bit to the progressive food movement founded in Berkeley. This coffee pays homage to our common history and best exemplifies the power of high quality, small farm produced food. Like many of our coffees, our Berkeley Blend comes from small single family farmers that we have long standing relationships with. We do a special deep dark roast to mellow the coffees, creating a perfect Berkeley cup. ...Learn More

    $11.95 Dark Roast
  • Biodynamic Finca Irlanda Mexico Organic, Direct Trade

    This single origin, biodynamic coffee has a taste which is syrupy with caramel and spice notes.  Vibrant, balanced and elegant, this unique coffee is custom roasted in small batches.  We have sourced this coffee because of its flavor profile and social/environmental qualities. The principles and practices of biodynamics are based on creating complete self sufficiency from a farming point of view.  This "Uber Organic" practice creates a complete sustainability with all organic inputs created from the farm itself.  Biodynamic farms are viewed as a whole organism.  They are virtually self-contained and use distinct preparations such as specially developed compost to aid plant and soil development. ...Learn More

    $15.95 Dark Roast
  • Colombian Supremo Dark

    We take our San Francisco Chronicle #1 rated coffee in the Bay Area and roast it to a medium dark level allowing more richness to pour out. This single milled coffee is full bodied with a soft acidity making a deliciously balanced cup. Our 2 favorite growing regions in Colombia are Narino and Huila. We love them for their continued growing of heirloom varietals. ...Learn More

    $11.95 Medium Roast
  • Decaffeinated European Royale

    European Royale is one of most popular dark roasts. Rich dark notes with sweet, soft acidity.  This complex blend brings beans from 3 continents together into one balanced cup. It begins full, mellows as it lingers and then finishes with a smooth sweet aftertaste.  Our famous European Royale Blend is decaffeinated in Europe to ensure the taste is as close to our European Royale as possible, with a lot less caffeine!  Several years ago, this blend was developed by Peerless and a bay area culinary legend. It has continued to win raves reviews throughout the food scene. ...Learn More

    $12.45 Dark Roast
  • Decaffeinated French Dark Italian

    Our decaffeinated version of French Dark Italian is full bodied and has a smooth finish.  A hint of spice makes this a unique coffee.  One of our signature blends of Colombian and Central American milds.  You'll enjoy the syrupy flavor! ...Learn More

    $11.95 Dark Roast
  • Decaffeinated French Roast Classic

    Our Classic French Roast blend is decaffeinated in Europe to exact specifications in order to make sure our famous French Roast flavor comes out just right in a caffeine free blend. Each cup brings dark cocoa notes, a thick body and a strong but smooth flavor. Created from a blend of Colombians (high grown Central, South American and Mexican mild beans) and dark roasted, this is a wonderful coffee to wake up to every morning. ...Learn More

    $11.95 Dark Roast
  • European Royale

    European Royale is one of most popular dark roasts.  This complex blend brings beans from 3 continents together into one balanced cup.  It begins full, mellows as it lingers and then finishes with a smooth sweet aftertaste.  Several  years ago, this blend was developed by Peerless and a bay area culinary legend. It has continued to win raves reviews throughout the “food scene.” ...Learn More

    $11.45 Dark Roast
  • French Dark Italian

    Full bodied, smooth finish, with a hint of spice are what makes this a unique coffee. We fully roast this coffee so that the volatile oils break the surface and coat the bean. One of our signature blends of Colombian and Central American milds, Peerless searched throughout the highlands of Central America to find the beans to create this blend. You'll enjoy the syrupy flavor. ...Learn More

    $11.95 Dark Roast
  • French Roast Classic

    A classic French Roast and perennial favorite.  Each cup brings dark cocoa notes, a thick body and a strong but smooth flavor.   Created from a blend of Colombians (high grown Central, South American and Mexican mild beans) and dark roasted, this is a wonderful coffee to wake up to every morning. ...Learn More

    $10.95 Dark Roast
  • Guatemala Antigua Dark

    Superbly aromatic and dark roasted to bring out its natural oils. For a unique experience, try our Guatemala Antigua coffee. An Estate Arabica with lively acidity, complex spiciness, and chocolate laced aftertaste. These combined characteristics give a crisp, smooth flavor.  Our coffee is grown on a gem of a small farm located in the famous Antigua growing district for over 70 years, producing 750 bags and carefully tended by Grandmother Torreviarte.   FINCA LAS SALINAS lies in the shadow of Volcan del Fuego and Volcan de Agua where the rare Bourbon and Typica  cultivar (particular types of Arabica trees) flourish. The rich volcanic soil, the high elevation (+5500 ft), the thick canopy of shade trees and the strong family pride combine to produce this exquisite Peerless exclusive. ...Learn More

    $11.95 Medium Roast
  • Italian Roast Classic

    Not as dark as a French Roast, this coffee is a fantastic breakfast coffee with its smooth, elegant flavor,  A wonderful blend of special coffees roasted to a dark chocolate color, brimming with natural oils and resulting as a true expression of a Classic Italian Roast.  Also enjoyed  after dinner or with your dessert. ...Learn More

    $10.95 Dark Roast
  • Majestic Blend

    Our Majestic Blend is a superb blend of African, Central and South American beans. This “regal” dark roast is a rich, complex brew, with the African beans adding a soft, sweet aftertaste.

    $10.95 Dark Roast
  • Midnight Royale

    Dark, brooding, full flavor with a silken body describes this Signature Blend coffee. Bold Indonesian coffees are hand roasted and then blended with a variety of French Roasted coffees to make this rich, bold flavor. A wonderful winter coffee for the dark roast coffee lover. ...Learn More

    $11.95 Dark Roast
  • Moka Java Dark

    One of our most unique blends marries 2 very traditional coffees together to create a magical blend. Pungent fruit, complex aromatics and a balanced finish make this a coffee that's sure to please. Peerless offers 2 types of the world famous coffee blend Mocha Java. This is the dark version that marries 2 very traditional coffee together. We blend the unique coffees from the Red Sea county of Yemen and from the old Typica farms on the Island of Java. ...Learn More

    $11.95 Dark Roast
  • Pan Am Blend

    Our Pan Am Blend begins full, mellows as it lingers and then finishes with a smooth sweet aftertaste.  Just sipping this coffee conjures up memories of so many exotic locales. The smooth, yet adventurous blend of coffee from Ethiopia, Costa Rica, and Colombia awakens your taste buds. Medium roasted for a complex flavor, Pan Am Blend provides a mini-getaway in every cup. ...Learn More

    $11.45 Dark Roast
  • Riviera French

    For those who love their coffee DARK! Our darkest, richest roast is full-bodied with a rich, bold flavor and smooth finish. Not for the faint of heart.

    $10.95 Dark Roast
  • Sea Smoke Blend

    A deep mellow smoothness with a unique rich, dark flavor. We fashioned this blend with single farm coffees from 4 different countries to create a medium-dark roast coffee with a syrupy smoothness. A customer favorite! ...Learn More

    $13.45 Dark Roast
  • SWP Decaffeinated Organic 80th Anniversary Blend

    Using the Natural Water Process, this decaffeinated version of our 80th Anniversary Blend combines Arabica beans from 3 award winning estates for a medium-dark roast with a medium-light body. We start with an award winning organic coffee from a farm perched high in the Sierra Madres in Chiapas, just a stones' throw across the border of Guatemala. The high elevation and great care brings a piquant to the flavor. We then add three other organic estate coffees from Peru, Sumatra and Ethiopia which round out the flavor. ...Learn More

    $12.95 Dark Roast