The Best Coffee Roasters in the USA

Counter Culture Coffee – Durham

Although many coffee snobs insist that all the best roasteries are on the coasts, Counter Culture Coffee is actively trying to prove them wrong by offering some of the most interesting single-origin beans in the United States. They also offer free public coffee tastings every Friday at their Training Centers, in which they have 12 around the United States. These tastings usually focus on regional coffees and explore different ways of brewing.

If you’re a fan, you can look up your local café, or visit their website since they ship around the country.

 

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Madcap Coffee – Grand Rapids

Madcap Coffee has its headquarters in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They’ve made a name for themselves offering a solid lineup of everyday hits, as well as limited edition, small-batch releases named for the farmer who grew the beans.

Madcap has three cafes in the Grand Rapids area, and all of them have committed to a Zero Waste program. One of the results of this program is that Madcap now offers a sparkling cascara beverage on tap. Cascara, which is the dried, outside peel of the coffee bean, is usually thrown away.

Ceremony Coffee Roasters – Annapolis

The quiet New England town of Annapolis is the home of Ceremony Coffee Roasters, a solid coffee roastery with a line of heavy hitters that they advertise using slick photos of their dominant flavor — think labels with bright, shining pomegranate arils, or stacks of crumbly chocolate chip cookies.

At Ceremony, the management is serious about all of their wholesalers and customers having access to as much coffee knowledge as possible, and regularly host coffee tasting competitions and training workshops. If you want to taste their coffee made by their specially trained baristas, head to any of their six cafes in the Baltimore/Annapolis region.

 

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