Ritual Coffee Roasters

Emperor's Cup Espresso Beans

12 oz
$22.65 / lb
Emperor's Cup Espresso Beans

Product Details

12 oz bag
33.3% Producer's Pride, Costa Rica
33.3% Hacienda Carmona, Guatemala
33.3% La Roca, Nicaragua

Tasting Notes: lemon custard, navel orange, rosemary shortbreadHarvested: Winter/Spring 2019We pay homage to the self-appointed “Protector of Mexico” credited for the preposterous vision of building a bridge to link Oakland and San Francisco via Yerba Buena Island — in 1872. But more importantly…

The wealthy businessman lost millions but not his standing or imagination. He used his reputation, creativity, and gumption to stand up for immigrants — and he did it with style. Emperor Norton represents something we cherish about San Francisco: a unique convergence of tolerance, social justice, and bohemia.

“Some say he’d gone mad, others say he’d gone wise.”

– Historian, Speed Levitch.

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About The Producer

Ritual Coffee Roasters
San Francisco
Ritual has been a pioneer in this delicious shift in coffee consciousness since we opened our doors on Valencia Street in 2005 and started what some call a coffee revolution in San Francisco. Our goal then--and our goal now--was to craft the very best cup of coffee available anywhere. Period. We've learned a lot over the years, but the care and attention we lavish on our process is unchanged, including tasting every coffee several times before it goes out to our coffee bars and into your cup.Read more