Named for a long-shuttered beauty parlor that housed the first Stumptown location, Hair Bender was the very first blend that Stumptown-founder Duane Sorenson introduced to the world. In fact, we still have the Hair Bender sign in our headquarters, watching over us as we roast each batch.
Kicking Horse Coffee review of two of their blends, Cliff Hanger espresso, and Kick Ass Dark. Their beans are perfectly selected and roasted for a great cup. Kicking Horse Coffee review of two of their blends, Cliff Hanger espresso, and Kick Ass Dark.
An espresso bean will be a higher quality bean so it can withstand the pressure of the water being exerted on the beans, but will also work well for other brewing methods. An “espresso roast” tends to be a darker roast, so it will generally have a more generic flavor or bitter notes to it.