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Bird Rock Coffee Roasters Wins Three Medals in North American Competition

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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, …

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters Wins National 2016 “Good Food” Award

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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 …

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters Wins Top Spot in International Recognition, “Thirty Best Coffees of 2016”

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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 …

In the Press

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2014 San Diego Magazine names Bird Rock Coffee Roasters a Hot Plate 2014 San Diego Union-Tribune names Bird Rock Coffee Roasters Top 10 Unique San Diego Gifts Companion article calls out Bird Rock Coffee Roasters in SD UT’s suggested shop local ideas. 2014 AAA’s Westways magazine names Bird Rock Coffee Roasters as 1 of 5 hot coffee spots in Southern California 2014 San Diego Magazine separates the creme de la creme, highlighting Bird Rock Coffee Roasters’ direct trade practices 2014 USA Today puts a spotlight on San Diego’s own Bird Rock Coffee Roasters 2014 Fresh Cup highlights Bird Rock Coffee Roasters public coffee cuppings 2014 Treehugger shares first ever info graphic on direct-trade created by Bird Rock Coffee Roasters 2014 San Diego’s KPBS features Bird Rock Coffee Roasters for the Season 2 premier of Savor San Diego

Coffee Review Medallions

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Kenneth Davids and Ron Walters founded Coffee Review in February 1997 with a very simple concept: conduct blind, expert cuppings of coffees and report the findings in the form of 100-point reviews, much like those that exist in the wine industry. Since then, Coffee Review has become the world’s largest and most respected coffee buying guide.

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Awards & Milestones

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Recognized as Roaster of the Year in 2012, a national once-in-a-lifetime award, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters is proud to have put premiere coffee on the map in San Diego. A regular contributor to the international coffee industry, a consistent winner of multiple awards above the score of 90 from Coffee Review and with a Q-Grader certified roaster on site.