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Best Coffee Brands 2021 – Our Top 12 Picks

In this article, we’ll review the best coffee brands of 2021, including our top picks, based on roast, flavor, quality, and price.

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Best Coffee Brands 2021 – Updated by Burbro Editors on February 10th, 2021

Best Coffee Brands and Companies in 2021

If you’re searching for the best coffee brands in the world, you’ve come to the right place. In this coffee review, we’ll be looking at the coffee brands that produce the best tasting coffee beans.

We’ve reviewed the best coffee brands and compiled the best companies into a top list so that you can quickly find some coffee brands that sell amazing coffee. We’ve also created a list of coffee brands that are ‘also good,’ which are some other good coffee brands, but the companies on this list won’t be reviewed in this article. Now let’s look at the best coffee brands of 2021.

Here are the Best Coffee Brands for 2021.

Runner-Up List

1. Intelligentsia Coffee

The Best Coffee Brand for Overall Quality.

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Intelligentsia Coffee Store

2. Volcanica Coffee Company

Editor’s Pick for Best Coffee Brand.

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Volcanica Coffee Store

3. Death Wish Coffee Co.

The Best Coffee Company for Strong Coffee.

This is a product photo, featuring two black bags of Death Wish Coffee.

Death Wish Coffee Store

4. Black Rifle Coffee Company

This is a product image, featuring a black and silver bag of Black Rifle coffee.

Black Rifle Coffee Store

If you enjoy a cup of dark roast coffee, you’ll want to try Black Rifle Coffee. Their coffee company is a well-known brand that specializes in creating some of the best dark roast coffee. The Black Rifle Coffee Company is veteran-owned and operated, with its coffee products being made in America. With the Black Rifle Coffee Company, you’ll be able to choose between light roast, medium roast, dark roast, extra dark roast, and single-serve coffee capsules and decaffeinated coffee. You’ll also be able to choose whether you want whole beans or ground coffee beans, depending on your preferences. While this coffee brand may be a newer company, they provide some of the best dark roast coffees that you’ll ever taste. They also give away portions of their profits to help individuals that have served in the military or as first responders. 

5. Kicking Horse Coffee

This is a product image, featuring a black and pink bag of Kicking Horse Coffee 'Hola' Light Roast coffee.

Kicking Horse Coffee Store

If you like knowing that your coffee doesn’t have any chemicals in the coffee beans, you’ll want to start using organic coffee beans. While many people assume that organic coffee is disgusting, this isn’t true, and organic coffee beans create an amazing cup of coffee. The Kicking Horse Coffee brand is well-known for its coffee beans that are organically grown and certified organic. With the Kicking Horse Coffee Company, you’ll be able to choose from the light roast, medium roast, dark roast and organic coffee beans. You’ll also be able to choose if you’d like the coffee beans to come ground or if you’d like whole coffee beans and grind your coffee beans at home. Besides the coffee beans being grown organically, we also love that the Kicking Horse Coffee is affordable for the average consumer. This means that you’ll be able to drink their coffee every day without feeling guilty about the cost of your coffee. 

6. Stumptown Coffee Roasters

One of the Best Hand Roasted Coffee Brands.

This is a product image, featuring a navy and gold bag of Stumptown Coffee Roasters whole bean coffee.

Stumptown Coffee Store

Another popular coffee brand is a company called Stumptown Coffee Roasters. Their coffee bran has gained a lot of recognition because they produce high-quality coffee, and the coffee beans are hand-roasted to provide a consistent, controlled roast. It adds extra authenticity to the feel of this coffee brand. The Stumptown Coffee Roasters is located in the heart of New York City and has expanded to many locations across North America. They offer a variety of hand-roasted coffees, organic coffees and flavored coffees. Something cool that Stumptown coffee offers are a coffee subscription. Their subscription signs you up for coffee that will be delivered every 2 weeks so that you’re always supplied with your favorite coffee. This is a unique idea and a modern way for a smaller coffee shop to compete with the larger coffee companies.

7. Peet’s Coffee Company

Staff Pick for Best Coffee Brand.

This is a product image, featuring a brown bag of Peet's Coffee Major Dickason's Blend Dark Roast Coffee.

Peet’s Coffee Company Store

It doesn’t matter how you enjoy your coffee; Peet’s Coffee will likely have a coffee product that suits your taste and preferences. Originating more than 50 years ago, the Peet’s Coffee brand has grown to become a household name known for their quality coffee and freshly roasted coffee beans. With Peet’s Coffee, you can choose between various roasts such as light roast, medium roast, dark roast, and french roast. You can also choose if you’d like your coffee beans to be of single-origin (from the same coffee region) or a blend of coffee beans that have been grown around the world and blended with other high-quality coffee beans. You’ll also be able to choose many coffee products such as winter specials for coffee, flavored coffees, decaffeinated coffees, single-serve coffee capsules, teas, and espressos. They also offer canned coffee that you can take with you and drink throughout your day to give you the energy you need. 

8. Caribou Coffee

One of the Best Coffee Brands for Beginners.

This is a product image, featuring a blue and yellow bag of Caribou Coffee Daybreak Light Roast coffee.

Caribou Coffee Store

9. Seattle’s Best Coffee

The Best Budget Coffee Brand.

This is a product image, featuring a red and cream colored bag of Seattle's Best Organic Fair Trade Dark Roast coffee.

Seattle’s Best Coffee Store

10. New England Coffee

The Best Coffee Brand for Flavored Coffees.

This is a product image, featuring a cream and blue colored bag of New England Coffee Donut Shop light roast coffee.

New England Coffee Store

11. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters

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Green Mountain Coffee Store

12. Mount Hagen Instant Coffee

This is a product image, featuring a black box of Mount Hagen Organic Fairtrade Instant Coffee.

Mount Hagen Coffee Store


We hope this article has helped you find the best coffee brand for your coffee drinking routine. If you’re new to drinking coffee, we recommend trying several brands, exposing your sense of taste to various brands and deciding which coffee brand is the best for you. As always, you’ll want to set a budget when you’re buying coffee. A budget will help you find the right coffee within your price range so that you can consume the coffee regularly and not feel guilty about drinking your coffee.


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