Yes you can buy gourmet coffee online. And there are many sources to do so
The best place to start looking will probably be the websites of reputed companies such as Folgers, Good scents, Sumatra Mandheling, and Blue Mountain Jamaica. These have been into the gourmet coffee business for quite some time now and are thus considered as reputed sources.
But wait! Before you jump the gun and purchase a whole bag of gourmet coffee beans, be sure to research as much as you can. Take up membership in coffee forums such as coffeeforums.com and see what other people’s experiences have been with regards to different brands of coffee from different manufacturers and breweries. If you are unable to find what you are looking for then you can just start a thread about the particular question that you have and before long you will have your answer.
Also check out yahooanswers.com and ehow.com, these are excellent sources of first hand information about almost anything conceivable including coffee. Also many passionate coffee drinkers tend to have blogs where they discuss their thoughts and also share what they know about coffee. Although these can be a little limited to the experience and knowledge of the blog owner, it can still be useful source of information.
Finally be sure to keep an eye out for those discount coupons! These are available across a whole host of sites ranging from eBay to sites specifically for discount coupons such as discountcoffee.com, retailmenot.com, couponcraze.com. The kind of discount that you can get from these coupons is crazy and so are the options that open up.