Experimental Brews: 15 Coffees You’ve Never Heard Of

Best Coffees Youve Never Heard Of
Around our office, we run on 2 things: coffee and beer. We tend to keep the latter on hold until 5 o’clock rolls around, but we don’t start a single morning without a cup of joe. While we tend to stick to our favorites, the stuff we know tastes good, we love to experiment with new coffee flavors. With 83 percent of adults in the U.S. consuming this caffeine induced goodness, we already knew there were plenty of undiscovered gems out there – and yet we were still surprised by some of the stuff we came across. As strange as some of these coffee flavors are, we tried them all, and some of them were actually quite good. Others were nothing more than a novel idea, leveraging a brand name in order to garner an audience. Still, they were all pretty cool to try. From protein infused coffee all the way to bacon coffee, these are the 15 coffees you’ve never heard of.

Maple Bacon Morning Coffee

1. Maple Bacon Morning Coffee

We gave this one away in the intro, and for good reason. Bacon is the ultimate food group, and adding it to a piping hot cup of coffee is a little slice of heaven on Earth. The artisan roasted coffee was created by the team at Boca Java, and can be purchased in a 2-pack. Be sure to stock up on this one. You won’t regret it. [Purchase]

Star Wars Vaders Dark Side Roast Coffee

2. Star Wars Vader’s Dark Side Roast Coffee

The Star Wars brand literally has their hands in everything, so it shouldn’t be all that surprising that the Sith Lord himself has concocted his own coffee beans for the galaxy to enjoy. The gourmet whole bean coffee is said to be hand roasted by Stormtroopers, and yes, it’s officially licensed. Each bag contains 12 ounces. [Purchase]

JAVAPRO Protein Coffee

3. JAVAPRO Protein Coffee

Talk about killing 2 birds with one stone. This wonderful creation not only comes packed with 80 mg of caffeine (yes it’s made with real coffee), but also 20 grams of whey protein complex. A great way to stay in shape, and stay alert throughout the day. [Purchase]

Marley Coffee

4. Marley Coffee

Yes that Marley. Bob’s son Rohan has created a collection of coffees, and the names alone were enough to capture our attention. There’s Buffalo Soldier, Lively Up, and of course – One Love. [Purchase]

Spicy Taco Coffee

5. Spicy Taco Flavored Coffee

About as far from traditional coffee flavors as you can get, this coffee is a blend of taco spices an hearty meaty flavor. If you love Mexican food, this one is at least worth a try. You can also expect nothing but the freshest ingredients seeing that the each batch is roasted upon order, and ships that same day. [Purchase]

Death Wish - The Worlds Strongest Coffee

6. Death Wish – The World’s Strongest Coffee

When you’re really looking to get a serious dose of caffeine, this is the stuff you need. The aptly titled Death Wish features 200% more caffeine than a normal cup of coffee, and it’s more than just a gimmicky creation. It actually tastes delicious. [Purchase]

Jack Daniels Coffee

7. Jack Daniel’s Coffee

We will come out and say it right away. This product contains absolutely no alcohol. Yeah we were disappointed by that as well. The rich liqueur coffee is made from 100 percent Arabica coffee beans, and is said to capture essence of Jack Daniel’s whiskey – minus our favorite part of course. [Purchase]

Chipotle Flavored Coffee

8. Chipotle Flavored Coffee

We don’t think we’ve ever visited a World Market without finding something awesome. This place has it all, and this dry chili flavored coffee is just beginning to scratch the surface. It’s exclusive to World Market, and comes packaged in a 9-ounce bag that packs a mean punch. [Purchase]

Wake The Fck Up Extra Strong Coffee

9. Wake The F*ck Up! Extra Strong Coffee

Whether you just pulled an all nighter, or plan on working a double shift, the aptly titled Wake The F*ck Up was designed to do just that – keep you up and alert whenever you need a boost. Made with a secret blend of Costa Rican and Brazilian coffees, this concoction was Artisan roasted and ground in the great city of New orleans. If you like Death Wish, this is right up your alley. [Purchase]

Whiskey Barrel Coffee

10. Whiskey Barrel Coffee

Perhaps the most interesting coffee on the list, these beans are everything the Jack Daniel’s coffee isn’t – the taste of whiskey and coffee in one cup. The creators took two years of experimenting to get the formula just right, and the end result is a bourbon flavored, full-bodied coffee. The green coffee beans are aged in authentic bourbon barrels, roasted in vintage European air roasters in Colorado, and packaged in beautiful bottles that have been hand dipped in a wax seal. [Purchase]

Apple Pie Coffee

11. Apple Pie Coffee

Dunkin’ Donuts makes so many different flavors that most people never get to the good stuff. This ground coffee is like sipping a warm piece of apple pie right from your mug. [Purchase]

Kahlua Coffee

12. Kahlua Coffee

Seeing that Kahlua is made from 100% Arabica coffee beans and sugar cane, it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that a coffee-flavored rum-based liqueur brand from Mexico would get into the actual business of making coffee. This is certainly a hidden gem. [Purchase]

Chocolate Banana Coffee

13. Chocolate Banana Coffee

Chocolate flavored coffee is pretty good,but when you infuse our morning cup of joe with a chocolate covered fruit, now you’re on to something. This sweet coffee features a smooth banana flavor paired with dark chocolate notes. This is one of those strange coffee flavors that definitely impresses. [Purchase]

Absinthe Coffee

14. Absinthe Coffee

You already know the drill when it comes to World Market. We told you about how much awesomeness lingers on their store’s shelves, and we probably could have made a list of cool coffees sold exclusively at World Market alone. This one tastes like a blend of fennel, wormwood, licorice and anise. It’s certainly different, but this herbal coffee is worth a try. [Purchase]

Workaholics Coffee

15. Workaholics Coffee

Okay so it’s technically a K-Cup, but there’s no way we were passing on this official Workaholics coffee. This medium roast coffee comes with 12 Keurig compatible cups. You guys ready to get weird tonight or what? [Purchase]