I don’t think anyone in coffee can discuss or write about Central America this year without mentioned the tragic impact Roya has had on the region; most counties’ volume is down at least 30% from last year and with the exception of Nicaragua, no country has been as severally impacted by Roya than El Salvador.
The marriage of coffee and beer is a natural result of industries with similar values collaborating to create something unique and tasty.
Bird Rock Coffee Roasters sources most of their green beans at origin and often works directly with the people who grow it. The concept of Direct Trade though is often misunderstood by consumers and sometimes mis-used by roasters.
Bird Rock Coffee Roasters was honored (and surprised) to be mentioned in New York Times 36 Hour series.