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Ask A Barista: Alex Maes

We’ve sat down again with another all-star Barista: Alex Maes. He has seen a lot from his place behind the bar, and he shares some of his favorite insights (including a 170 gram sugared Americano) below: Q: What sort of trends have you seen lately in drink orders? A: “Holiday” drinks always seem to move Read more

Events: Batdorf & Bronson Brews with the Best at the Big Western

Just this last weekend, 4 of us flew down to Los Angeles to compete and judge at the Western Regional Barista & Brewer’s Cup Competitions. Representing her skills, her café, and B&B roasted Colombian beans – Stacy Wood-Burgess took to the stage for the first time last weekend, presenting  a panel of judges with 4 Read more

In the News: Dancing Goats Named Atlanta’s Hottest Coffee Shop

In survey results Zagat released Monday Feb. 24th, Dancing Goats Coffee Bar at Ponce City Market was named one of ‘Atlanta’s Ten Hottest Coffee Shops’. Two of Batdorf & Bronson’s wholesale customers, The General Muir and Hodgepodge Coffeehouse and Gallery also made the top ten list. “We haven’t even been open two years yet,” noted Read more

Coffee Story: Tanzania PB Kilimanjaro Mlama Estate

We are all pretty excited about our latest Voyager offering over here at B&B. I asked Bob how he discovered this coffee and what made him want to buy it, here is what he had to say: The Tanzania peaberry is what I consider to be a long lost classic here at Batdorf and Bronson. Read more

On The Road: Segovias & Matagalpa, Nicaragua

Our own Carolyn Skye (creator of the legendary Skye’s Mountain Blend) and Green Coffee Buyer Bob Benck visited Nicaragua to check in on two of our favorite green coffee producers; the Santo Domingo Co-op and the Miersch family. These two producers are responsible for our Organic Nicaragua, French Roast, and Organic French Roast. Here are Read more

Ask A Barista #2: Taylor

Once a month we  sit down with a wonderful barista and ask them coffee related questions, then share their answers with you here. So without any further delay here is Ask A Barista #2 Taylor Q: Who are you? A: Taylor MacLeod Q: Where do you work? A: Batdorf & Bronson’s Capitol Way Coffee House Read more