Hula Girl 100% Kona Coffee ($14.99 for 7 oz.)
The Kona region, with its rich volcanic soil and high elevation, is known for a mellow, mildly flavored bean with a touch of acidity. The result? A cup so balanced you can skip the milk and sugar.
Peet's Sumatra ($9.99 for 12 oz.)
Earthy and herbaceous, Sumatran coffees are famed for their low acidity and full-bodied flavor. These beans create a thick, almost syrupy coffee that's delicious over ice!
Illy Monoarabica Brasile ($15 for 8.8 oz.)
Brazil is the top producer of coffee worldwide, and this Illy roast captures the nutty aroma and hint of chocolate that are hallmarks of the country's brews.
Green Mountain Coffee Organic Ethiopian Yirgacheffe ($9.49 for 10 oz.)
Coffee has serious roots in Ethiopia -- it's the birthplace of the bean! This organic brew has floral aromas and a sweet, bright taste.
Starbucks Guatemala Antigua ($13.95 for 1 lb.)
Beans from Guatemala have a hint of spice that's prized by coffee buffs; it show up nicely in this fruity, medium-bodied version from Starbucks.
How to Buy Coffee
Our coffee guide gives you tips on everything from what to look for when buying coffee to the proper way to grind and store the java beans.