2015 Good Food Award!!!
June 10, 2015 • Matthew Sewell
Hey! So we're super late to the party with this news but... we won a Good Food Award! We were one of 16 coffee roasters across the country to be awarded from an original pool of 250. And we're the only winner from Nevada - ever! There were 1462 entries across 11 categories, the most ever, making the 2015 competition extremely competitive. We're happy and honored and continuing to roast fantastic coffees. Come by our brand new space, located at 1715 S. Wells Ave. in Reno, NV to try some for yourself and take a bag of coffee home. If you're not...
Magpie named finalist for the 2015 Good Food Awards!
October 23, 2014 • Matthew Sewell
We were named a finalist for the 2015 Good Food Awards! Our roast of the Gondo Co-op (Kenya) coffee, sourced by our friends at Elephant Coffee Importers, was selected among the 206 finalists from over 1400 entries in several categories. We are so honored to be included with all the amazing companies selected this year. There are still a lot of things we want to accomplish and learn and this fuels that fire. Check the link below for finalist and the press release. Oh and don't forget to order some fantastic coffees today! 2015 Good Food Awards Finalists 2015 GFA...
Magpie Coffee & Great Basin Brewing Co. collaboration
March 14, 2013 • Matthew Sewell
That's right! We collaborated with Nevada's oldest microbrewery, Great Basin Brewing Co. to create a fabulous stout! Using their award-winning Milk Stout as a base, we added our Brazil Bob-o-link Lot 44 coffee to create a the Cowboy Coffee Stout. Their official description will be released soon but we tasted it and it has a wonderful chocolate-coffee nose from the Bob-o-link Lot 44. This continues into the taste, which has notes of roasted barley and sweet caramel sugars. Super good, if you ask us! Get some starting tomorrow, March 15th, at both the Reno and Sparks brew-pubs and the new...
2 coffees scored at 92+ points on coffeereview.com
March 06, 2012 • Matthew Sewell
Here's a great way to kick off the new site. We just had 2 coffees scored at 92+ points by http://www.coffeereview.com! Gaturiri AA: 93 pts. - http://www.coffeereview.com/review.cfm?ID=2766 Finca Suiza: 92 pts. - http://www.coffeereview.com/review.cfm?ID=2765 Needless to say, we are super stoked. We have limited quantities on both of these coffees, so act quick and see what all the fuss is about! Cheers, Matt