Half-Caf Major Dickason's Blend®

Our most popular blend, without as much caffeine. Quite possibly the most flavorful cup of half-caf you’ll ever have.
$15.50 / lb.
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  • Flavor Notes
    All the rich complexity and body of the original. A surprisingly bold half-caf.

  • Flavor Category
    Spicy / Complex
  • Roast Level
    Dark
  • Origin
    Americas
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About this coffee

Roast Level

Half-Caf Major Dickason's Blend®
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Brewing Methods

  • Drip
  • Press Pot
  • Espresso
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How It Tastes

All the rich complexity and body of the original. A surprisingly bold half-caf.

History

A loyal customer of our original Berkeley store, retired army officer Key Dickason brought the idea for our most beloved blend to Mr. Peet in 1969. Intrigued, our founder worked with the local gourmand and coffee aficionado to refine it. They sampled countless combinations before arriving at what is now our all-time bestseller. The result was so good, Alfred Peet decided naming it after his friend wasn't enough — Dickason's rich, complex blend also deserved a promotion from sergeant to major.

Worth Noting

Major Dickason's combines the best origin coffees from the world's premier growing regions, each imparting its distinctive regional characteristics while still effortlessly rounding into a smooth, balanced cup. The mellow, satisfying richness stands alone among decafs, whether prepared in a press, by drip, or as espresso. It's the boldest of its kind. Over the years, it has become the coffee that epitomizes Peet's: flavorful, deeply roasted, and unsurpassingly satisfying. But for us, Major D's is just like a relationship with an old friend. We'll always remember it as the story of a customer's passion, an expert's palate, and a shared love of coffee.
Perfecting the process

Coffee, 50 Years in the Making

We've learned a lot in 50 years. From tasting coffee three times before the beans even arrive at our roastery, to waking up at 4am to deep-roast each bean by hand, to personally testing every order before it ships —everything we do is committed to bringing you the freshest, fullest flavor in every cup.

Freshness Guarantee

  • Roasted to Order

    Once you place an order, we wake up at 4am to roast your beans in small batches

  • Sealed for Freshness

    Every bag is sealed immediately using our special packaging techniques.

  • Same day Shipping

    No sitting around and no warehousing, your coffee is shipped within 24 hours.

  • Delivered to Your Doorstep

    Check the roast date on your bag. (Spoiler alert: it's really fresh!)

Reviews (1)
Average rating:
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Yuka
from JAPAN, CA on 12/13/2018. Drinking Peet's since 2018.

I like it very much! I will order again.