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Aquarium Blend

Inspired by the conservation efforts of the South Carolina Aquarium, we have created the lively new Aquarium Blend coffee. This well-balanced coffee combines Peruvian and Honduran beans for a smooth finish and subtle sweetness that will have you coming back for another sip. THE INSPIRATION BEHIND AQUARIUM BLEND Earlier in 2022, we shared an announcement […]

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Organic Espresso Dark Roast

For quality espresso drinks at home, we recommend Organic Espresso Dark. And because we know that a lot of our customers choose organic when possible, we recently switched to organic beans for this smooth, bold roast. ORIGIN OF ORGANIC ESPRESSO DARK Beans from Central and South America make Organic Espresso Dark a rich, bold roast.  […]

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Kiawah Organic Blend

Inspired by the beautiful barrier island of Kiawah, Kiawah Organic Blend is a Dark Roast coffee that is consistently one of our best sellers. With a rich, full-bodied flavor you will enjoy this coffee year-round. ORIGIN OF KIAWAH ORGANIC BLEND The Charleston Coffee Roasters Kiawah Organic blend is one of our unique signature blends. It […]

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Beach House Blend

This custom blended bold roast is the newest addition to our lineup of high quality coffees. Inspired by local author Mary Alice Monroe’s beloved Beach House Series, this limited edition blend is available exclusively online. INSPIRATION FOR BEACH HOUSE BLEND Mary Alice Monroe is known for her bestselling novels set in the Charleston area. But […]

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Q&A: Coffee Subscription

When you sign up for a Coffee Subscription, you will receive the freshly roasted coffee of your choice on an ongoing basis, without having to reorder. It’s perfect if you drink coffee regularly at home and hate running out of your favorite blend! Plus, you save 10% on each order when you set up a […]

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Breakfast Blend: A Year-Round Favorite

A lot of people agree, the best way to start the day is with a hot cup of coffee! And our Breakfast Blend coffee is the perfect way to wake up each morning. This custom blend of beans, selected from farms certified by the Rainforest Alliance, is one of our best sellers – both online […]

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Single Origin: Organic Sumatra

From the rich soils of Sumatra, our Organic Sumatra coffee is one of our most popular sellers.  With a full finish, smooth flavor and hints of chocolate, this coffee is perfect on its own without any milk or sugar needed. It’s a Bold Roast, and there is no bitterness so it’s a great one to […]

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Charleston Organic Blend

Inspired by our hospitable hometown, our Charleston Organic blend is a Medium Roast coffee that is consistently one of our best sellers. With a smooth, bright and welcoming flavor, you will enjoy sipping this coffee on a sunlit porch every morning. ORIGIN OF THE BEANS The Charleston Coffee Roasters Charleston Organic blend is one of […]

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Tanzanian Peaberry Roast

One of our most popular roasts is our single origin Tanzanian Peaberry. With bright orange and lemon citrus notes, this medium roast coffee is perfect for sipping every day. Even though it is one of our lighter bodied coffees, it still delivers big taste and a smooth finish. Read on to learn more about how […]

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Limited Edition Organic Rwandan Roast

We are excited to announce a new line of limited edition roasts! These coffees will be truly one of a kind, created from unique coffee beans that we carefully source from all over the world. We will be roasting the beans in small batches, and they will only be available for a limited time. The […]

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Q&A: Coffee of the Month Club

When you sign up for our Coffee of the Month Club, you will receive two bags of our freshly roasted seasonal favorite coffees every month. It’s perfect if you like trying a variety of coffee roasts and styles, with the convenience of having them delivered right to your doorstep. Order it for yourself, or share […]

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‘Tis the Season for Holiday Blend

Every year our team at Charleston Coffee Roasters is excited for the arrival of the holiday season and our Holiday Blend coffee! Of course we love all of the festivities, parties, and gifts of the season, which are all perfect opportunities to share our coffee with friends and family. But we especially look forward to […]

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Differences Between Single-Origin and Blends

At Charleston Coffee Roasters, we slowly roast all our coffees to order. We start with Specialty Grade Arabica beans (we never use robusta), which are carefully selected from farms around the globe. These farms maintain traditional, sustainable growing practices. We then hand roast slowly, in small batches (learn more about our roasting process here). Each […]

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Decoding Coffee Labels

If you have ever read a bag of coffee closely, you will see many different symbols, terms, and certifications printed all over it. As a consumer, it is hard to know what they all mean, and why they matter when you are buying coffee. At Charleston Coffee Roasters, we take all of these certifications and […]

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Coffee Facts from A-Z

Are you as obsessed with coffee as we are? How well do you know your coffee knowledge? Test yourself with our coffee facts from A-Z! AA Capital letters usually indicate the grade, or size of a bean, ie. Kenya AA. AA is Kenya’s highest grade involving large beans and a limit on the number of […]

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How to Prepare the Best Tasting Cup of Coffee

Are you always in search of the perfect cup of coffee? Do you obsess over every detail related to your coffee: from buying the best beans, to taking the utmost care in its preparation, and even to how you store your coffee? So do we. At Charleston Coffee Roasters, our mission is to deliver the […]

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From the Bean to Your Cup

Coffee grows best in remote parts of the tropics, between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer. The ideal microclimate for coffee is volcanic soil at frost-free altitudes of 4,000–6,000 feet with moderate rainfall and plenty of sunshine. The coffee tree produces green cherries, which turn bright red as they ripen over a […]

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Coffee Balsamic Vinaigrette

Our coffees are not just for drinking alongside your favorite foods. The rich flavors that you experience when you taste coffee also make it an excellent ingredient to use in your cooking as well! This Coffee Balsamic Vinaigrette recipe is a great example of how coffee can add complexity and depth to something so simple […]

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Know Your Beans, Know Your Roast

Roasting is an art! Each type of coffee bean reaches its optimum flavor at a particular stage in the roasting process. The different size, shape, color and density of each type requires a specific application of heat and timing to unleash the full potential of a bean’s flavor. It’s the difference between a chef cooking […]

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How to Use a French Press

The French Press is one of the easiest methods to make great tasting coffee at home, and one of the least expensive in terms of equipment needed. You can brew a little or a lot at a time, and the process itself is very forgiving. For these reasons, we are big fans of the French […]

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Swiss Water Process of Decaffeination

We get it. Sometimes you want a great tasting cup of coffee, just minus the caffeine. Didn’t we say that we were obsessed with coffee? Well, we are proud to sell the best quality decaffeinated coffee available, using the SWISS WATER® Process. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN? The SWISS WATER Process is a 100% chemical free […]

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Roasting Q & A with Chief Roaster Lowell Grosse

  You could say that we are obsessed with coffee, and you’d be right! In order to produce the best cup of coffee, you have to start with the best beans. Then you have to carefully roast them to bring out their intrinsic flavor. At Charleston Coffee Roasters, we select the world’s best coffees and […]

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Brief History of Coffee

The history of coffee is as rich as the brew itself! The first coffee plants are said to have come from the Horn of Africa on the shores of the Red Sea. Originally, coffee beans were taken as a food and not as a beverage. East African tribes would grind the coffee cherries together, mixing the […]

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