Two silver and one bronze level award adds to San Diego Roasters stellar year of recognition; award-winning blends available for international coffee day September 28, 2016 — Bird Rock Coffee Roasters announced today that they received three medals in a North American competition for best coffee roasting practices. They won the silver medal for the pour over filter category with their Kenyan Thageini, a silver medal in the espresso category with their Autumn Blend, and a bronze medal in the organic espresso category with their Divine Droplets II roast. The awards were given at the Compak Golden Bean Roasters Competition last week, which involves three days of judging and blind tasting, and results in awards in nine categories. The Kenyan Thageini has now garnered two awards this year, including the highest score (96 out of 100) for a Kenyan coffee in Coffee Review on the west coast. In this review, …
San Diego Coffee Roaster is only San Diego winner in all categories San Diego, CAlif. (PRWEB) January 16, 2016 — Bird Rock Coffee Roasters announced today their recognition as a recipient of the 2016 Good Food Award in the coffee division. The winners of the Good Food Award represent the forefront of American food, making products that are delicious, respectful of the environment, and connected to communities and cultural traditions. This is a national award with winners from 33 states that were amongst almost 2,000 entries. Winners were processed in a blind tasting with 203 judges held in September 2015. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters is the only recipient of any Good Food Award in San Diego, and one of only three coffee awardees in the State of California. The Good Food Award for coffee is awarded to those who were distinguished by exemplary flavor as well as fairness and transparency …
Their Kenya Guama Peaberry received first place and their Sumatra Tano Batak #27 in international review San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) December 12, 2016 — Bird Rock Coffee Roasters announced today that they have received the top recognition in Coffee Review’s “Thirty Best Coffees of 2016.” They secured the #1 place for their Kenya Guama Peaberry, which received a score of 97 out of 100 earlier in November this year, and was the highest score given to any Kenyan coffee reviewed. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters also secured the #27 spot with their Sumatra Tano Batak coffee. Coffee Review, an international review organization that selects and ranks these thirty coffees from the thousands that were reviewed in 2016, granted the honor. These coffees were all blind tasted and selected on quality, value for price, and other distinctions including style, tree variety, or rarity. In this review, the Kenya Guama Peaberry blind assessment …
Bird Rock Coffee Roasters proudly presents live acoustic music and open mic, featuring local artists and aspiring performers.
Bird Rock Coffee Roasters and St Archer Brewer partner to make world class coffee beer.
Videos to help you make the perfect cup of coffee at home.
Learn about coffee myths that hinder you from making great coffee at home.
Bird Rock Coffee Roasters in La Jolla, California is hosting a challenge that will help customers permanently change how they look at coffee brewing and it will time up with Coffee Fest, San Diego on June 3, 2011.
Watch this coffee video to pick up more at home barista skills to perfect your home brew.
Video on how to make the perfect cup of coffee.
Bird Rock Coffee Roasters bring their high quality coffee experience to Petco Park.
Bird Rock Coffee Roasters was honored (and surprised) to be mentioned in New York Times 36 Hour series.
Coffee and wine? Yes! Both are craft beverages that take time and dedication to ensure the perfect cup (glass).
Watch the interview with Chuck Patton, owner Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, about his horrifying monkey attack at coffee origin.
The long haul to Kenya from the west coast of the United States made me really appreciate the short hops to Central America. Man, 28 hours of travel time is taxing! But once I landed, I was ready to go, and excited about the possibility of finding some special lots from one of my favorite coffee origin countries.
Heather goes to Nicaragua on her first coffee sourcing trip to find new Direct Trade relationships and special micro-lots.
On my third trip to Bolivia, things did not start out as planned. A missed connection in Dallas meant I would miss my overnight flight to La Paz, Bolivia from Miami — and lead to an entire lost day on the ground sourcing, not good when you only have 5 days total source coffee.
While we have established Direct Trade relationships in Guatemala and Nicaragua, before this trip we had not investigated opportunities in El Salvador or Honduras.
Bird Rock Coffee Roasters recognized in Imbibe Magazine for having a notable drink!
Touching down in Bolivia is always a little disorienting…never easy to get there from San Diego and with the elevation at La Paz at almost 12000 feet, the altitude sickness usually hits you while you are in the customs line — a headache and slight dizziness until your first cup of coca tea at the hotel.
Coffee Bar is now OPEN Hours: Monday – Friday 6:00 AM to NOON SATURDAY 7:00 AM to NOON 1270 Morena Blvd San Diego, CA 92110 619-272-0203
Little Italy, 2295 Kettner Blvd San Diego, CA 92101 Hours: Monday-Thursday: 6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m Friday: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Saturday: 7:00 a.m.-7:00p.m Sunday: 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
5627 La Jolla Blvd La Jolla, CA 92037 Monday-Friday 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM Saturday-Sunday 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM
Eight Southern California coffee roasters and 16 Southern California baristas participated in a brewing challenge at Bird Rock Coffee Roasters on June 3.
Patton’s roasting career started in 2001 with a home coffee roaster given to him by his wife. He then moved on to a one-pound capacity roaster and a farmers market stand, home deliveries and a small kiosk in back of an Albertson’s in Pacific Beach.
Throughout the year, we will use different coffee to highlight and to raise money for causes in origin countries.
To do well in Guatemala’s Cup of Excellence is a serious achievement considering how well-established the coffee industry is in that country, to win it, consistently, year after year, tells you something about El Injerto.
Bird Rock is a local roaster, which has all the trappings of a top notch cafe. They own a La Marzocco GB/5, offer multiple coffees with brew to order options on a V60 pour over bar, serve only freshly roasted coffee, have several high marks from Coffee Review, and appear to be sourcing some pretty good green coffee.
Coffee Review gives Bird Rock Coffee Roasters’ a 94 on their Sumatra Lake Tawar coffee! Whoa!
BRCR is rolling in new arrivals at the moment. A beautiful lot from Jose Mayo, the same farmer from Ecuador whose coffee we brought in last year, is now available.
“Beyond The Surface,” a non-profit organization since 2009 was created by Emi Koch to raise money to fund programs that help homeless and underprivileged kids in Peru, South Africa and India – countries that host surfing competitions, but then are forgotten by the surfers.
Roast. Grind. Smell. Suck. Slurp. Spit.
It’s time you learned what goes into a great cup of coffee.
Bird Rock Coffee Roasters’ pour over bar features hand crafted brewed coffee.
Bird Rock Coffee Roasters along La Jolla Boulevard has become a source of pride in the community as Bird Rock’s poster child for a local, successful business. It has also become a social hub for neighbors.
The cornerstone Bird Rock merchant is one of a dozen coffee roasters nationwide participating in the Las Mingas Project, which rewards indigenous coffee growers for exemplary work.
Bird Rock is not just any old San Diego community on the perpetually sunny Southern California coast. It is a hip surfer haven(dating from the 1930’s) minutes away from downtown La Jolla.