What coffee roast has the most caffeine? I’m surprised.

Just learned from a friendly Starbucks barista that medium roast has more caffeine than bold roast (which has more than espresso).  That’s exactly opposite of what I’ve thought, and I bet you have too.  The longer the beans roast the more caffeine is leached out of them. 

This all came out when I complained that I needed some bold coffee because I stayed up to watch Braves playoff baseball; they played the late game in San Francisco and lost, 1-0.


About Jim Jewell

I am a writer and consultant on faith and public life, active for many years in management and communications in the evangelical community. I now work as the director of the nonprofit practice at The Valcort Group (www.valcort.com). Everything on this blog, however, is my personal opinion and is not read or approved before it is posted. Opinions, conclusions and other information expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of Valcort.
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