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Public Cupping Series Travels To Seattle

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As many of you know we host public cuppings in our roastery cupping lab each week on Friday's at 10am. Every few weeks we take our cupping series on the road as well. We have held public cuppings at our wholesale partners cafes in locations such as Port Townsend and Seattle so far this year!  On May 17th we will do it again with our espresso machine partners La Marzocco. We are delving into a topic that is on our minds lately. Cupping protocol & scores  Cupping should be the means for quantifying and understanding of a coffees quality. However...

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New Location Capitol Blvd Now Open!

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  We are excited to announce that our third café in the historic Wildwood Building on Capitol Boulevard, will open at 6:30am this Thursday, March 28th. Built in 1938, the Wildwood Building is a charming time piece located at the intersection of four Olympia neighborhoods. The building is home to Spuds Produce Market, Tasha Nichole Desserts and now Olympia Coffee Roasting Co. This is the first of our cafés that was custom designed and built to our standards in a collaborative effort with local designer, Roussa Cassel, Bicycle Homebuilding and Windfall Lumber. The design combines an art deco motif and...

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Micro Roaster of The Year: A Video

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Olympia Coffee Roasters - Roaster of the Year 2013 from Voortex Productions on Vimeo. We are proud to share with you a video about our company. We strive to be a company that provides excellence in everything we do. Thanks to our retail, and wholesale customers, that allow us to do what we love.

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New Location! Capitol Blvd.

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Olympia Coffee Roasting Co. will be opening its third café at 2824 Capitol Blvd. in Olympia’s historic Wildwood Building in early 2013.  Built in 1938, the Wildwood Building is located at the connection of four Olympia neighborhoods: South Capitol, Wildwood, Governor Stevens, and Carlyon in Olympia, Washington.     The new café will continue Olympia Coffee Roasting Co.’s commitment to the highest standards in coffee brewing, espresso preparation, and customer service. Every coffee beverage will be ground and brewed per cup and per order by a skilled barista. In addition to espresso beverages, the menu will include hand-brewed, pour-over coffee...

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Cool Weather Coffees

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  The season has changed. Cooler weather, rainy dark days. In the garden little is left to harvest if anything.  We understand this cycle as a way of life, a natural pattern to the year. Let us remember too that our coffees are also in a cycle of season. And as of now we are making that turn into coffees that were harvested last summer in the areas of the world below the equator. Savor the last sips of your favorite coffee from Central America because they will be gone soon. Hold your mug up for the first sips of...

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