Local Flavor This New Harvest Java blend, roasted in Pawtucket, is an exclusive roast sold only at Angelina’s in Bristol. The pleasantly mild aroma of these beans beckoned us to taste. The coffee was light and crisp, with a slight bite at the end. Great in the morning or for an afternoon pick me up.301 Hope St., Bristol. 401-396-5592.
Everyday Exotic This Custom House Blend from Custom House Coffee was roasted down the road in their Middletown facility and you sure could taste the freshness. This cup offered a seamless blend of Columbian and Costa Rican beans and had a rich, full bodied flavor without being bitter.600 Clock Tower Square, Portsmouth. 401-682-2600.
A Pick Me Up This micro-roast Indonesia blend had a smokey, smooth flavor and a rich fresh - roasted smell, the things coffee commercials are made of. Coastal Roasters’ brew crafted a bold flavor but was easy on the tongue, with just the right amount of kick.1791 Main Road, Tiverton. 401-624-2343.
The Perfect Brew Empire Teas and Coffee makes sure you get your cup made the right way, and even supplied us with the goods to create the perfect coffee experience. This Brazilian Piatã Bahia roast had a nice aromatic component that hinted at the fruit flavor and finished with a nice tart bite.. 22 Broadway, Newport. 401-619-1388.