Welcome to Common Sense Coffee!
We're a tech-focused, coffee company that provides single origin coffee to the visionaries of the world and shares in their accomplishments. We help visionaries, entrepreneurs, and changemakers tell their stories over a cup of coffee. Have a story to tell the world? Let us know below for a chance to get featured!
Our Latest Story
We're a community of visionaries and doers always looking to achieve the next major accomplishment. We're here to give each other support to get to the next level, whether it's prepping for that next job interview, buying a house, or starting a business. We want to be the cup of coffee you choose to have with you during these important achievements.
Terry McDougall is a published author, coach, and strategic partner. Learn more about Terry and her story by checking out our Visionaries of the World series.
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A Coffee That Inspires, Connects, and Empowers
There is something special that occurs when we sit down to have a conversation over coffee. Coffee is a great companion and if you're like us, you probably run on coffee. We want to create the perfect coffee to have during these moments so that's why we chose to focus on providing small batch, single origin coffee.
Single Origin Coffee
We do our best to create a great-tasting cup of coffee. When we decided to focus only on single origin coffees, we knew we didn't want to sacrifice quality. By using single origin coffee beans we're able to roast a better end product for you and be prouder of the coffee we roast.
Small Batch Roasting
We roast all of our coffees in small batches, so we have greater control over the roast. Doing so reduces the risk of burning and results in you receiving a fresher coffee to your door and it's time to brew!
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This is by far the best coffee I've ever had. The flavor is top notch and sits well in my belly. Nothing like a good cup of this on a fresh morning!
By now have tried all 3 products, never ceases to amaze me!
Great coffee even consumed straight black.
Great flavor that really brings out the fruity notes.
Tried all of them and I’m a big fan. Will be placing another order when I run out.
I have been using this roast with my espresso machine and it makes a delicious and rich americano! I usually go for lighter roasts but this roast is super smooth and i love it!
Highly recommend! Great company and great taste.
My wife and I are coffee lovers and when we found out that Common Sense Coffee is based out of our home town (Alexandria,VA), we had to try it out. We opted to grind it medium-coarse and brewed it using our Breville Precision Brewer which controls the water temperature more closely than basic Mr Coffee options. We went through the entire bag within a week of opening it and enjoyed every last drop.
I will definitely add Common Sense Coffee to my local rotation, which includes Commonwealth Joe Coffee Roasters, Swings, Veritas and a few other nearby options. My only critique is that the bags we received did not have a 'roasted on' date, which I expect to see on coffee purchased from coffee roasters. We just opened the dark roast this weekend and look forward to enjoying it at as well.
This is my second order and I was eager to try the new Washington Roast. The package arrived promptly and they even allowed me to change my order as my coffee grinder wouldn't arrive in time. The flavor and aroma of this coffee is fantastic and will keep this in my morning routine but there will be a dilemma everyday choosing between this and the Jefferson Roast. I can't wait to see what else Common Sense has to offer in the future.
I brewed a pot with my Chemex. Using roughly about 25-30 grams coffee.
This coffee I put up side by side with Pete's Major Dickersons coffee and found the roast on the Jefferson much better. It is very evenly dark roasted bean with lots of flavor from the bean. The coffee lingers nicely after each taste but no bitter burnt taste at all. I will be purchasing more of this.
I had the pleasure of buying this coffee recently. I will say it is very fresh pleasant taste. I bought a bag of the whole beans.
I made a pot using my Chemex with about 25-30 grams of beans. It brews wonderfully and has a great aroma. First taste is very earthy with great character. Very easy drinking coffee. I put it head to head with a bag of Brazilian sourced coffee from Starbucks. The Washington is a much better drinking coffee.
I trued the Dark Roast today, wonderful flavor. I use the regular roast daily and it is great too. I lo this coffee
I have this coffee on monthly auto ship so that we don't run out. Thanks guys!
I love it every time I order from here. The coffee is amazing and the customer service is outstanding. Keep doing such great work.
So good I’ve bought some for family and friends!
Perfect name for the coffee. I love my coffee and I have to say it is perfect for me. The quality, taste, smell and texture are wonderful. The service was great and delivery time I have to say..... it was excellent.
I couldn't find a better start for my mornings! :)
Medium roast is my favorite but this is on my top 5 for sure! Good job guys!!
The taste, the smell and texture.. great start of the day! Highly recommended!!
The Washington Roast - Medium Roast
Great start to your day! Your nose will tell you first with the great aroma! ☕️ Love it!
Coffee is never going to be the same for me after this! I literally have not gone a day without commonsense coffee, its taste and smells great. I am hooked and definitely gonna get more. I am looking forward to trying out other products from you and seeing K-Cups and other blends introduced.
My wife and I typically spend Saturday mornings on the deck with freshly brewed Starbucks House Blend. This weekend, I brewed the Dark Roast instead. We were both blown away from the first sip. Much more robust, flavorful, and fulfilling. We are SOLD!! Great job, guys!!
I am not a coffee drinker but I got to say, the smooth taste of the medium roast tasted awesome! After dinner, for desert we tried this (with cheesecake) coffee, and it "wowed" the 15 guests we were entertaining! They immediately asked me "where did I get the coffee?" Common Sense Coffee would be a hit to any gathering! Serve at social gatherings and meetings, and watch your guests get amazed immediately! I strongly encourage you to try this brand for yourself!
Best smelling and tasting coffee I have ever had, definitely coming back for more!
I’m not a big coffee drinker but Common Sense is a game changer. When I received my first order you could smell the roast from outside the box the grounds were so fresh! My first cup (it was my first cup of coffee in years by the way) definitely got me energized and ready to seize the day. The flavor is amazing and quite different from your major brands. I suggest using a Moka pot for the best tasting coffee you’ll ever have!
when I got mine in the mail I could smell it! it was so fresh and smelt so good!!!
Really impressed with the body of this roast here. Great starter to get you up and going. Highly recommend!
It was so hard for me to find a coffee that I enjoyed, Common Sense was just right for me, tastes and smells like heaven.
I am a heavy coffee drinker. I can rule the world as long as I have my coffee early in the morning. I love the texture of commonsense coffee. I am also impressed with the passion and narrative behind the foundation of the company.