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John Brown

Signature Blend
Baker's Chocolate, Black Cherry, Sweet Pipe Tobacco
16.50

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This cup features a deep chocolate aroma and velvety body complimented by a juicy acidity. Dark chocolate is prominent in the cup with a syrupy black cherry sweetness and a pleasant finish of sweet tobacco.

Details

Our Surly Activist blend: John Brown is a polished coffee with a bold heart, rich character, spicy notes resembling sweet pipe tobacco and dark chocolate with a bittersweet, soft finish. Two different roasts make up this blend, making it a unique member of our lineup.

The Story

In the mid-1800s, famed abolitionist John Brown took direct, and often dramatic, action to free slaves in the States. Arrested for treason and sentenced to death, Brown's dignified bearing in prison and at his trial moved many spectators. Ralph Waldo Emerson said that Brown's death would "make the gallows as glorious as the cross."

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