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French Roast

To brew French Roast is a commitment to a rich, powerful taste, pronounced smoky overtones, and pleasant bite.
$14.95 / lb.
  • Flavor Notes
    Coffee-forward, smoky, bittersweet, hints of caramel.
  • Flavor Category
    Spicy / Complex
  • Roast Level
  • Origin
    Signature Blends
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About this coffee

Roast Level

French Roast
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Brewing Methods

  • Drip
  • Press Pot
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How It Tastes

Coffee-forward, smoky, bittersweet, hints of caramel.


Our favorite beans for this deepest roast are from the leading Latin American origins, such as Guatemala and Colombia, where high altitudes enable coffee cherry to mature more slowly, becoming denser, harder, and packed with flavor. These inherently bright, juicy beans retain their bold complexity under the heat of a deep roast. Enjoy this meticulously grown, deep-roasted coffee that is a bold dedication to flavor, farm, and future.

Worth Noting

To grow organic coffee is a commitment to environmental stewardship despite an inevitably smaller yield. Where conventional farming benefits from carefully formulated nutrients, organic farming is local and labor intensive, with resources like natural compost, fashioned on the farm. It’s more work to produce less coffee and we’re happy to support the extra effort. .
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 (21)
Average rating:
Justin Kuprevich from Levittown, PA on 8/2/2018. Drinking Peet's since 2015.

Easily the best tasting, smoothest French Roast I've encountered. I love bolder, darker roasts, but the fuller body is often accompanied by a bitter or burnt taste. Peet's is the French Roast for those who love dark coffee and those who haven't had the opportunity to have the best coffee in the world yet.

TERRY from Kelowna on 7/31/2018. Drinking Peet's since 1988.

Fantastic coffee. Great customer service I haven't received a bad bean in 30 years of being a Peetnik.

Rich Robinson from Waterford, CT on 7/3/2018. Drinking Peet's since 1983.

Best French Roast ever! Coarsely grind whole beans for French Press ... also use Gaggia espresso machine for lattes and cappacinos and espressos ... also American coffee.

Donna from Riverside County, CA on 6/8/2018. Drinking Peet's since 1984.

I love all Peet's coffees, especially French Roast. Long before the Internet, I would call and get mine delivered via UPS. Bold, rich, and delicious, I love it super strong and use it for lattes, as well. Keep up the great work! I'm a customer for life! :)

Paul from Miami, FL on 2/7/2018. Drinking Peet's since 2015.

This is the BEST coffee available out there! I found it at Target and we have tried probably 30 other brands and flavors. Nothing else comes close. I use a French Press and wife uses a standard, we grind it ourselves. Yum!