Coffee Story: Sulawesi Toraja “Mamasa”

With less than a week to go before we begin production roasts I asked Bob Benck, our Green Coffee Buyer, if he would share his excitement with the B&B fans. Here is what he told me: I began roasting coffee at Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters in January of 1996.  Under the watchful eye of Read more

Coffee, Coffee Stories, New Coffees

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

Ask A Barista, Coffee

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

barista competitions, Events, News

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

Awards, News, Press