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Sponsor: Press Coffee Roasters

As we step into Thanksgiving week it feels appropriate to give a special shout out to Press Coffee Roasters who are the newest company to sponsor Arizona Coffee. Thanks to Steve, Tram, and the entire crew for supporting this web site! A couple of cool things you may not know about Press Coffee Roasters: They’re

Starbucks Named Best Coffee Shop by Readers of a Popular Arizona Newspaper

The readers choice for “best coffee shop” has been decided and Starbucks takes first prize! 1st place: Starbucks 2nd place: Dutch Bros 3rd Place: Dunkin’ Donuts There were several excellent local coffee shops on the list that people could have chosen, including Cartel Coffee Lab, Sip Coffee, Songbird, Coffee Rush, and Elevate Coffee. It seems

Big Western

Perry Czopp shared this video with me over the weekend. This video, produced by Shaunte Glover and Perry Czopp, is about the Big Western competition event presented by the SCAA and the Barista Guild of America. The event was held in Rancho Mirage, CA in August, 2014. The Big Western event features coffee professionals from practically the whole

Sponsor: The Coffee Trafficker

I am pleased to have a returning sponsor this fall. If you are interested in starting a coffee shop or already have a coffee business and want to do more, contact The Coffee Trafficker Advisors. Led by Tom Maegdlin, an experienced coffee advisor with operations in Phoenix and Chicago. Tom operates his own coffee roasting

Peixoto Coffee to open soon in Chandler

Peixoto Coffee is opening soon in Chandler. I think this place is a first of its kind in Arizona. Peixoto Coffee is literally a crop-to-cup experience. They’re growing the beans in Brazil (a family operation since 1894), importing and roasting them, and serving them at their soon-to-be-opened coffee lounge in Chandler, AZ. The owners, a

Maps to Arizona Coffee Shops and Roasteries

I’m extremely excited to introduce two new maps of Arizona which will help you find coffee shops and coffee roasters near you. Above: Map & list of coffee shops in AZ. Above: Map & list of coffee roasters in AZ. These maps are a long-time in the making, but all managed to come together in

Gallery: Altitude Coffee Throwdown

Just received these photos by Kristine Morgan (@kristinemorgan) of the recent PHXTNT throwdown for publication. Excellent photos! Love the style and processing. Thanks for letting us see them. Perry Czopp emailed them over, saying that the “event was a smashing success with a 32 barista bracket and many more who came to watch and have fun.”

Elevate Coffee has an iPhone app

Over the weekend I ran across this iPhone app for Elevate Coffee. Yeah, you heard that right. They have an iPhone app! You can actually order drinks using the app, and I suppose pay online — I haven’t tried the app out. You can see it here: Have you ever been to Elevate Coffee?