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Longshoreman's Daughter Coffee - Bearded Lady

Bearded Lady

Longshoreman's Daughter Coffee

$16.50

Roast: Dark, whole bean, 12 ounces

Type: Blend

Tastes: cherry, cocoa powder, molasses

Delivery: Ships freshly roasted on May 03



Bean Box Breakdown

With its rich, smoky flavor and bright cherry punch, this dark roast is delicate, yet bold. Complex, and surprisingly sweet. A study in delicious duality.

Longshoreman's Daughter Coffee Story

A time capsule back to the 1980s, when we first fell in love with dark, bold, complex coffees. Notes of molasses, cocoa, ginger, and cherry, and a little bit nutty (winky face).

Customer Reviews write a review

4.5 stars, based on 55 ratings
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"This is my favorite dark roast. I can really taste the chocolate and just love it with a little chocolate cream. Can you tell I like chocolate?" (5 out of 5)

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"This is a awesome dark roast. Taste like cocoa with a smoky background. I got just a bit of the dark cherry flavor. I was left wishing there was more. " (4 out of 5)

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"A great bold espresso roast that was never bitter. Great with a little bit of milk and sugar." (5 out of 5)

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"This is my favorite Bean Box coffee to date. Bought it based on the reviews and was not disappointed. Great rich flavor, a smoothness and no bitterness. Used it to make a latte and the combo of frothed milk and balanced flavor made it a morning treat!" (5 out of 5)

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"I dont usually like Dark roast coffees but this was a pleasant surprise. I would drink again." (4 out of 5)

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"Very strong coffee. I was expecting the flavor of cherry and chocolate to come out more. But was just a strong bean flavor." (2 out of 5)

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"I made many good cups of joe with the bearded lady which did give me a nice kick in the back of my throat every morning but I wouldn't perish if I didn't have another cup. " (4 out of 5)

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"Excellent roast and my fiance loves the flavor of it" (4 out of 5)

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"One of my husband's favorites and mine too! Love the cherry taste." (5 out of 5)

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"A very bold and dark roasted coffee. I could taste the molasses and nutty flavors and even some hints of leather. Not a bad coffee, just not my favorite. " (2 out of 5)

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"A very well-balanced coffee overall. Definitely my favorite in the sampler box I received. It's remarkably smooth for a Dark Roast with the dark cocoa with a hint of nutty/cherry coming through. I made a cold brew with Bearded Lady and it did not disappoint. Thumbs up! " (4 out of 5)

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"If you love dark coffee this is a great brew. The right balance of acidity and an easy drinker. Will definitely buy again..." (4 out of 5)

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"This coffee is one of my favorites. It was my first Bean Box coffee, and I have a hard time straying from it to try others. It's smooth, with distinct molasses. I don't normally like anything cherry, but this flavor is well balanced. I use it for espresso and was impressed with the bold flavor." (5 out of 5)

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"This is a delicious coffee, even if you're not a fan of dark roasts. The flavor is bold and rich without tasting too bitter. While it makes a great hot cup of coffee for the morning, it also makes a great cold brew if you want a smoother flavor and less acidity. " (5 out of 5)

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"This was a phenomenal dark roast! Each of the flavors came through very clear and very clean. Definitely one of my favorites. " (5 out of 5)

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"As others have said, this doesn't have the burnt quality many dark roasts seem to possess. Clarity of flavor, almost sugary, needs only a dash of milk for lightweights like me. " (4 out of 5)

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"This was Absolutely delicious!! Recommend it 100% will definitely purchase again" (5 out of 5)

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"A new family family favorite and that's coming from a light roast coffee lover! The description says it all." (5 out of 5)

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"A good dark roast but not one I would run back to buy again" (4 out of 5)

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"Came out great in my aeropress. Unique taste, highly recommended." (5 out of 5)

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"Bold and smooth. Order this regularly. One of my favorites!" (5 out of 5)

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"Absolutely loved this roast! I'm thinking about buying another bag in a couple of weeks! " (5 out of 5)

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"I'm not a big fan of darker roasts, but this was so smooth and full of rich flavor. I would highly recommend it for even a pour over. " (5 out of 5)

"The Bearded Lady is a big favorite among Bean Box customers, in part because it has really rich flavor. We also love the name!"

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"I usually do not like dark roasts, but this one was wonderfully delicate. Just a little bit of burnt flavor that is not overwhelming. Feels careful and thoughtful in execution. I also like the fruitiness and sweetness that comes through. I often reach for milk with the dark roasts but not this one." (4 out of 5)

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"Loved this blend! Brewed using my french press and it was excellent! Loved the slight sweetness to it, a very enjoyable way to start my morning. " (5 out of 5)

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"Love love love this dark roast. Really get that molasses after taste that makes it so sweet and yet so dark too." (5 out of 5)

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"This is a very dark coffee but I simply love the molasses to it. I brew it in the moka pot and add sugar and a little creamer. It is a great pick me up." (5 out of 5)

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"Really dark blend... prepare yourself. Definitely a great eye opener. Used in French press method. Dark but surprisingly smooth finish. Buy this for a Monday morning drag yourself into the office on a rainy day coffee. " (3 out of 5)

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"Had this as part of my second bean box. Loved it and just ordered it again. Great dark roast with complex flavor. Usually cannot detect things like a hint of cherry in my coffee, but could taste it here. Good stuff." (4 out of 5)

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" Hands-down my favorite selection since I started in the club. The description is spot on. The flavors are incredible! " (5 out of 5)

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"without a doubt one of my favorites so far, a great combo of flavors. " (4 out of 5)

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"You can't go wrong with this roast! I was a skeptic when I saw ginger in the description but the nutty and cocoa flavors presented a bold pleasant roast! It would pair well with a brownie or slice of cheesecake!" (5 out of 5)

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"My favorite so far! I used to prefer dark roasts, but the more I drink lighter roasts the more I find darker roasts to be bitter and flat. This one is such an exception. Dark and rich and delicious. Great in the morning, and would be perfect after dinner for anyone who can take p.m. caffeine." (5 out of 5)

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"Brewed at 200ºF, extraction lasted 40 seconds with a 5 second pre-infusion time. Definitely a new favorite espresso option. Tasted notes of cherry, caramel, & chocolate--but no ginger. Finished with a smoky, yet sweet full body flavor." (5 out of 5)

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"This was in our first box delivery and we could not be more pleased! What a delicious coffee, we could not wait to order a pound!" (5 out of 5)

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"A coffee that is proud to be dark. This blend is closer to a full city roast than say Italian or French, which is great because it allows the dark cherry fruit notes shine. There is an acidic presence in this blend that calls for attention and precision during brewing." (4 out of 5)

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"My favorite in this month's box. Made excellent expressos from these beans. Nice smooth flavor with a hint of molasses and the cherry sweetness." (5 out of 5)

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"Wonderful aroma with deep flavors. Did not last long...." (4 out of 5)

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"Brewed using V60. Great smooth chocolate flavor with cherry in the background. What a great smokey dark blend. Would be incredible as an espresso! Next big bag blend will be this one." (4 out of 5)

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"One of the best coffees I have had. Great deep taste. Hints of cherry, which I'm not usually a fan of, here was pulled of perfectly. Would definitely enjoy more. Chemex brewed." (5 out of 5)

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"I was not a personal fan of this month's coffee. It had a slight hint of cherry which is one of my least favorite tastes but that is a highly personal preference. I felt it did not brew the way the last few have, either. Would not buy." (3 out of 5)

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"One of my absolute favorites, this is perfection in a French press. The complexity, especially the cherry notes, were delightful." (5 out of 5)

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"Rich, bold, and flavorful coffee. Great complexity, slightly sweet finish, and no overpowering aftertaste like many bold coffees have. Brewed on a drip machine, didn't have my French Press, but I would imagine this coffee is incredible brewed any way. " (5 out of 5)

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"The coffee and cherry notes really come through. This blend has a very dry mouthfeel." (4 out of 5)

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"This is one of my and my husband favorite coffees. It's a nice dark roast without being bitter and has a little sweetness without having to add sugar. " (5 out of 5)

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"I was excited to try this coffee because the name made me smile. The beans and grounds smelled great. I brewed it in a drip coffeemaker. The coffee itself was very nice, the molasses really came through and it ended with a touch of sweetness" (3 out of 5)

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"Honestly, I bought this coffee for the circus freak name. Turns out that Bearded Lady is delicious. My wife is jealous commenting "I thought I was the only bearded lady in your life"" (4 out of 5)

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"By this has been one of my favorite coffees so far. I think this flavor combination is ideal for a dark roast. I brewed this coffee in my percolator and it really brought out the flavor of the molasses. " (5 out of 5)

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"Can taste the cherry right away. It finishes smooth and tastes great." (4 out of 5)

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"Really nice darker roast. Great in a french press. Deeper notes and flavors but nothing bitter or heavy." (5 out of 5)

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"Great coffee to wake up to, love the cherry notes. Best of the 4 I got in my bean box." (5 out of 5)

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"I really likee the cherry notes in this. A great wake up coffee thats noce and crispwithout being over bearing" (5 out of 5)

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"My husband and I enjoyed Bearded Lady. It was smooth and light. I was skeptical when I saw that cherry was a tasting note because it can easily be too strong for my taste. I was pleasantly surprised with how well balanced the cherry and other tastes were; the cherry was noticeable yet subtle. " (5 out of 5)

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"Great coffee with rich flavor. If you enjoy a dark smooth coffee, this is it! " (5 out of 5)

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"Dark on the front, sweet and light on the back. When you stick your nose in the bag, you expect it to be bitter -- but it's surprisingly smooth on the finish. " (4 out of 5)

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