Intense & Smoky
Our darkest, most decadent roast.

The Story of French Roast
Muted with oil, the tumbling beans become eerily silent. A master roaster watches, knowing that if he pushes them a second too long, they’ll burst into flame. White smoke hangs down as the glistening beans turn ebony. This is French Roast and you can’t roast it darker. Straightforward, light-bodied with low acidity, and immensely popular since 1971, our darkest roast is adored for its intense smokiness.

Body: Light
Acidity: Low
Processing: Washed

Is your coffee in the grocery stores the same as the coffee in your stores?
Absolutely—only the packaging is different. This is so you can easily find your Starbucks favorites in the coffee aisle.

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Tasting Notes:
Smoky and singular, the pure, explosive flavor of our darkest roast.
Full-bodied and bold.
Enjoy with:
A savory onion bagel with cream cheese, chives and some lox.
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Starbucks VIA® French Roast

Take intense and smoky flavor on the road with Starbucks VIA® French Roast. It’s instant coffee the Starbucks way.