Very balanced, yet full-bodied flavor. Have brewed it just via drip methods so far but plan to try it via pour-over soon.
R scott N.
Excellent coffee. I’m not a coffee snob but this coffee is the best tasting and best value if you want a “real” coffee.
Discovered this coffee when I was in Crested Butte for a wedding and fell in love! Now I have to have it shipped to Durango when I run out!
DAWN PATROL: Excellent coffee. Alpenglow is still my favorite. But it’s always fun to change them up. I’m waiting for the light roast ;)
Another great coffee roast!
Great coffee speedy delivery. Best I've had in some time!
Nice, easy cup of coffee in the spring before heading up 550 to race the train!
Love love love this coffee! Discovered it when I was in Crested Butte for a friend's wedding and it is now my favorite coffee.
Literally the best coffee!! And way more economical to buy it in bulk! Love it! Thank you First Ascent!
Broke it out for the first time this AM. The Espresso grind was pretty perfect and the Rancillo Espresso maker did its magic!
I order this blend for the office. The team loves it.
Always the go-to coffee for my daughter & son-in-law! Thanks for a wonderful coffee!
Wonderful taste, strong, but very smooth! Nice enticing aroma!
Brendan Rempert R.
I ordered the Dawn Patrol blend and have loved every sip of it!
I absolutely love my morning coffee and found Dawn Patrol to be my new favorite. I only drink my coffee black so there are no taste distractions. I enjoy dark roast and Dawn Patrol is smooth, not bitter, yet has a full bodied taste. Perfect! A big bonus is I love supporting a Colorado company!! Thank you, First Ascent!
Delicious coffee, will definitely be keeping this stuff on hand.
This coffee is very smooth, taste delicious, and is out of this world. Pun intended!
Great taste...not oily.
Great coffee , great mail order service ! Thank you !
Pretty psyched on the coffee, overall. Smooth overall and just my style. I’d be even more psyched if it was organic/free of pesticides but maybe I missed the certification somewhere? I would continue to buy this coffee for sure.
The best coffee on the continent! Get some!
Enjoying my favorite cup of coffee from FirstAscent while Kayaking in Iowa!
My preferred delicious coffee!
These beans are incredible and the americano's are so, so good.
I love dark roast, and combined with the fast that a friend helped start this coffee company equals a perfect match. Definitely will keep buying again!
This coffee is amazing. I specifically love the Dawn Patrol and Hero Day blends. Whole beans are great. The quality and consistency in this coffee shows the care and love First Ascent puts into their products. The instant versions are the best "instant" coffee I've ever tasted. The packaging works well for any trip away from home. I always keep some handy in case I wind up in a place with crappy coffee! Great coffee equals less stress. Thanks First Ascent.
We love the balanced brew of Hero Day, the pure straight perfection of the Ethiopian but for our espresso machine and cappuccino creations we are all about the the rich, smooth dawn patrol. First Ascent’s various coffee varieties suit all our coffee moods because they nail it on every one. It matters to me that they source their beans from truly impressive and responsible (socially environmentally, all of it) places. It shows. And it already tastes amazing, but it tastes better when there’s nothing but good vibes involved. We’ve been ordering a pound every week for over a year now and wouldn’t dream of brewing anything else at this point. I brought the instant variety packs on river trips this summer and people were so happy to choose their favorite style, basically to order. I keep the instant packets in my desk drawer at work and making a quick cup with hot water couldn’t be simpler or more on point to change direction on an afternoon slump. Of course they work great in a thermos on the mountain all winter, too as intended.
I love this dark bold roast for early mornings.
I learned about First Ascent coffee while listening to the Gear 30 podcast (episode 158 if you are interested). Sam Higby was awesome. I learned a ton about the roasting and brewing processes, and even coffee tasting. Sam was so impressive that I ordered a bag of Dawn Patrol before the podcast had ended! I haven’t yet invested in a grinder, so I ordered my coffee ground (which Sam convinced me is ok). I chose the espresso grind to use in my espresso maker. My order arrived quickly and was perfectly ground. It smelled fantastic and I brewed a cup right away. I’m no expert, but I could pick up on the subtle tasting notes that Sam described in the podcast. It blew away my usual espresso roast. I drink several cups a day, so I burned through the bag in about a week. The coffee remained fresh in the resealable bag that it comes in. I will definitely order again!
A perfect roast! Dawn Patrol gets me moving every morning. I love the flavor. Everyone I share it with loves it as well!
The quality and consistency is what brings me back to First Assent.
Great coffee flavor. My daughter’s go to every morning! Thanks for providing consistent product every time it comes to her mailbox!
I purchased a subscription for my daughter and son-in-law for Christmas. They receive coffee each month and will now only drink First Ascent! They started with Hero Day and went to Dawn Patrol. Since COVID, my daughter has worked from home. What a treat to have this excellent coffee whenever she needs it. Thanks!
Had some Dawn Patrol before my dawn patrol in RMNP last weekend.
really good stuff! great coffee, great service
An extraordinary roast & blend Excellent coffee. Not too dark and certainly not too light. Nice finish. Very drinkable.
Excellent Coffee The Dawn Patrol is my new favorite. Awesome roast flavor without tasting burnt. It definitely makes early starts way more pleasant.
Bold and beautiful Dawn patrol blend Love this coffee. Consistently outstanding roast. Rich flavor without any hint of over roasting.
Great dark roast This dark roast is great. I love it so much I gave several bags out as Christmas presents this year.
Well, Sam, I had the audacity to send this to a good friend who is your prototypical Portland Oregon coffee connoisseur and snob. SHE LOVED IT! Hahaha, well done, corruption by kindness.
New Purchase - Dark Roast Loving the new Dark Roast we ordered.
Strong but not bitter I noticed not only a stronger flavor but maybe a stronger buzz? Either way it's smooth and not bitter which my ideal. Thanks!
Another Perfect Batch I have yet to open a bag of First Ascent Coffee that isn't as good as the first bag I ever had. The consistency and quality set First Ascent far above the rest.
Five Stars! Awesome coffee!
Great new strong roast blend coffee!!
Great coffee! Rich and flavorful, definitely stands out from the crowd.
Dawn Patrol Blend is my favorite coffee. Had it for the first time a few weeks back in CB. Super smooth with such great taste. I'm hooked!