Indian Tiger Stripes Espresso Blend 4.4 stars, based on 8 reviews
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By Lizzie Powell

Indian Tiger Stripes Espresso Blend


For the morning after the night before. See further product details below.


As one of our strongest coffees, this Indian blend is the perfect coffee to pick you up the morning after the night before. Robusta is in this blended coffee as it’s known for its strength, crema and higher caffeine content as well as adding the right level of bitterness that some coffee drinkers yearn.

Tiger Stripes takes its name from the crema formation when it pulls through as an espresso shot. The crema layer resembles a mottled, tiger like appearance when filtering at its desired consistency.

Suitable for all brewing methods, but good as an espresso as it cuts through the creaminess in longer milky drinks.

When the coffee is selected from the regions of Coorg, Wayanaad & Chikmagalur it is blended, roasted and tasted so that, when pulled as an espresso it produces delicate dark orange stripes in the crema of the espresso.

What You Will receive

All of our coffee is freshly roasted by us at our traditional family run coffee roastery in rural Kent. You will receive a bag of coffee that is very much a premium product, where the aromas and flavours will be exceptionally delicious and remarkably better than what you may be used to from the supermarket.

About Brewing This Coffee

This coffee works fantastically well in all brewing equipment, including espresso / cappuccino machines, cafetiere pots, paper / metal filter brewers, and Turkish brewers.


Region – Coorg, Wayanaad and Chikmagalur 
Growing Altitude – 900+ metres above sea level
Arabica Variety – Various 
Typical Harvest Period – December – January 
Milling Process – Washed 
Aroma - Tobacco
Flavour  - Nutty and chocolaty 
Body – Rounded body 
Acidity – Initial hint of acidity then smooth 

cup characteristics  

A strong bold coffee, with a high caffeine giving a dark chocolate taste with a bold earthy flavour. 



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Got the Aeropress back out for the first time in a while - to take to work - so I bought a selection of coffees.

This proved to be my favourite by far. Using it to make 2 shots per day for either an afternoon americano, or a couple of espressos to keep me perky, I've gone through an entire 250g bag in less than 3 weeks.

The smoothness of the blend has helped my bid to be healthier, in that I'm not having to add sugar or milk to offset bitterness. The pure coffee flavour with hints of mocha and caramel needs no assistance!

Back to order more today! I can't recommend Indian Tiger Stripes enough!
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]By Adam Gough
Date: Thursday 14 September, 2017
Every time I think I've found my favorite coffee from The Coffee Bean Shop I discover a "new" favorite! Tiger Stripes is a wonderful coffee blend. Really smooth, not a hint of bitterness and has a slight chocolate / caramel under tone. It also produces a really deep, rich crema that lasts well.Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]By Paul Dale
Date: Tuesday 02 May, 2017
Absolutely stunning coffee. Very smooth and rich taste without being too bitter.Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]By Robert Jerome
Date: Thursday 09 February, 2017
Really tasty, and wonderful crema.
Bought this one on a whim inside a variety pack, and it was by far my fave. Great Coffee.
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]By Mike Jackson
Date: Thursday 17 November, 2016
I bought this last summer. Sorry, but this is the ONLY coffee from years of buying from the Coffee Bean Shop that we didn't like. We found the flavour strange and there was a bitter aftertaste, and it had no aroma at all. I can't be more specific since I've left it so long to review, but never again!Rating: [1 of 5 Stars!]By Lorna Irwin
Date: Wednesday 09 December, 2015
You can tell by the aroma of the beans that this coffee will be great. As an espresso it produces a lovley crema. The coffee is smooth and strong with bitter caramel finish with a touch of bitter chocolate. makes a wonderful cappucchino with chocolate sprinkle enhancing the chocolate undertones. Can't wait to try it Turkish style. Very satisfying!!! :)Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]By tina heron
Date: Thursday 08 October, 2015
Of the four coffees that I bought in December this is my favourite by far - wonderful crema!

Liz- It's one of my favorite coffees, the crema really does look like Tiger stripes....hence the name.
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]By George Barker
Date: Friday 18 January, 2013
Produces a very smooth espresso that is easy to drink, with a nice biscuity taste. Doesn't have the kind of kick to it that I like for espressos, but I have found that it makes a delicious latte.Rating: [4 of 5 Stars!]By Peter Lonsdale
Date: Tuesday 17 April, 2012

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