One 2.2 pound bag of Lavazza Super Crema Italian whole coffee beans Mild and creamy medium espresso roast with notes of hazelnuts and brown sugar Blended and roasted in Italy Best used with espresso machine Produced in a nut-free facility center, Contains only coffee Perfect for those who want a traditional espresso coffee that has a full, rich taste without a hint of bitterness. Has sweet aroma and sharp flavor, as well as an easily attainable thick, compact crema. Its natural sweetness is easy to enjoy without sugar. Lavazza's best-selling blend in the U.S. Whole beans, espresso roast. 60 percent Arabica/40 percent Robusta. Vacuum packed bag with one-way valve. Beverage Type: Coffee Flavor: Espresso Packing Type: Bag Capacity Weight: 2.2 lbs.
Lavazza offer several variations on their espresso beans. Of those that I have tried - I don't recall Pienaroma as being great; Top Class is good; Super Crema is tasty (and produces good crema) but not high on aroma; Crema E Aroma retains its aroma very well but is the most acidic of the Lavazzas; Tierra appears to be the hardest to find in the US but - in my opinion - combines the good aspects of all. So far, I've found it only on Amazon. Amazon also has the best ..
I want to start by addressing the people giving low ratings because the beans aren't "oily" enough. If you've ever had a real espresso, one made by a licensed barista in Italy, you'd know that espresso beans aren't oily; they're not even usually that dark. If you see black beans, you're going to get a bitter cup of coffee no matter how you make it. It is the fresh grinding process and pressurized steam that make espresso so dark and strong in the cup, n..