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.
1270 Morena Blvd San Diego, CA 92110 619-272-0203
2295 Kettner Blvd San Diego, CA 92101
The Coffee Bar opened in 2006 and also houses our roastery. On any given day, you can spot community members, tourists, business owners, and the occasional celebrity interacting with each other, learning about coffee at ‘cupping’ events, or listening to live music, while always enjoying our rotating selection of brewed coffee and seasonal espresso.
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.