Northwest Cup Taster’s League

Did you know that there is a league of intrepid coffee drinkers devoted to getting better at tasting coffee? The Northwest Cup Taster’s League is the brainchild of Tony’s employees David Yake, Bronwen Serna and Christos Andrews. Meeting monthly, the NWCTL is “a series of coffee-focused events dedicated to developing our most important tool: our […]

Iced Coffee and Ethiopia Kore Kochore

We recently kicked off our newest coffee release with a brewing class at Tony’s Coffee Bar in Seattle. We featured our Ethiopia Kore Kochore and brewed it specifically for iced coffee. Our wholesale trainer Bronwen Serna demonstrated the Japanese iced brewing technique using a Chemex. The bright acidity and floral aromatics make our Kore an ideal candidate […]

Camping and Coffeeing Vol. 1

It’s no secret that our employees enjoy the great Washington outdoors as much as drinking and producing delicious coffee. Our distribution manager Rosie Germond recently went camping in the San Juan Islands and was kind enough to share with us her great outdoor coffee setup: “My preferred camp brew method includes Café Carmelita (my go-to […]

Tony’s Takes 1st Place in Roaster’s Choice Competition

Our own Director of Coffee, Andrew Bowman took home 1st prize in the Roaster’s Choice Competition at the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s trade show in Seattle in April. Andrew submitted a coffee that he roasted from the Cerro Azul farm in Colombia, a Gesha varietal that scored a whopping 95 points at coffeereview.com   […]

Order your insulated Tony’s Coffee travel mug today!

This week is a reminder that even in the Pacific Northwest we have our share of wintry weather, even if it’s only for seven days a year. But the threat of window-scraping is reason enough to have a good insulated coffee mug on hand. The Tony’s Coffee team field tested a variety of coffee mugs […]

Feature Recipe: Ethiopia Kelenso Mokanisa

This article was originally featured in the fall/winter 2013 edition of The Trumpeter, our quarterly newsletter. One of Tony’s employees tells us how he’s brewing his favorite cup to drink. This time around, Coffee Bar manager Erik Evenson glows about Tony’s new Ethiopia Kelenso Mokanisa. I recently ran our new Ethiopia through a Clever Brewer […]

Coffee on the Web

Finding information about coffee on the internet can be an intimidating and stifling experience. The web is huge and the rabbit holes are potentially endless. We thought we’d give you a reference blog post about the sites we go to when we want to know what is going on in the world of coffee. Have […]

Tony’s Launches Coffee Club Into Orbit

Do you love tasting new coffees? Wish you could drop by the roastery every month to pick up freshly roasted beans? Well, by golly, it sounds like our Coffee Club is just the thing for you. As a member of Tony’s Coffee Club, you will receive two of our favorite new coffees on your doorstep every month. […]

How fresh is (too) fresh?

Last Friday, November 1st, we were lucky enough to take over La Marzocco’s coffee lab in Old Ballard for our Roaster’s Showcase. (Side-note: if you’re a coffee-lover and have not dropped by La Marzocco‘s showroom, add it to your list -the sheer volume of coffee knowledge housed under one roof is staggering). Our event was titled “How Fresh […]