Hours

Monday-Saturday

6:30AM - 9:00PM

Contrabrand Hours

Sunday

6:30AM - 6:00PM

OUR PROCESS

Straight forward, simple, and successful.

SOURCING

We have to share the credit for some of these excellent micro-lot coffees with a new generation of specialty importers and motivated farmers. Until about a decade ago, it was very difficult for an independent roaster our size to have access to such a wide variety of high quality micro lots without ...Read more

How far we go

ROASTING

Our roast profiles generally range in the middle between light and dark. But we do not roast simply to achieve a certain bean color. We use our Probat to finesse the temperature/time curve. As the bean expands from increasing heat, the oils within the bean change and burn off, moisture escapes, and ...Read more


TASTING

We test and taste to find the method that brings out the best flavor profile in each of our single origin selections on the menu. The variables we control for are: Weight of Beans, Grind Size, Water Temperature, Dosage of Water, Immersion Time, Stir Time, and Press Time.

Next tasting session

SERVING

This could be our favorite part of it all. All the work that went in from the very start of the supply chain, ground into a fine powder, captured in liquid form, and shared with our friends. If it weren’t for our small but growing base of discerning customers who appreciate a fine cup of coffee, we ...Read more

BREW GUIDES

Tools

FRENCH PRESS

POUR OVER

ESPRESSO

CHEMEX

COLD PROCESS

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