Those fond of our light roast options know we serve Kalsada's Naguey as our light roast in the morning. It's more floral than our Guatemala, with notes of grape, cocoa, and almond, and it's available as a pourover, too. But what's just as good as the smooth taste of Kalsada's coffee? Their business practices and … Continue reading Partner Profile: Kalsada Philippine Coffee
Coffee is an art. Coffee connoisseurs everywhere will agree that coffee needs just the right temperature and humidity in storage in order to bring each flavor to blossom. The complexities of coffee come to life in the roasting process. Ben Tanen, our coffee quality manager, will be heading Brewpoint's roasting facility and making sure our … Continue reading Meet our Coffee Wizard, Ben, and Peer into Brewpoint’s Roasting Future
Last weekend, Brewpoint participated in the nationwide coffee fundraiser for the American Civil Liberties Union. The fundraiser was organized by Sprudge, an organization devoted to coffee. The aim of this fundraiser was to protect civil liberties at a time when they are being threatened. Sprudge.com put it perfectly: "The ACLU is America’s non-partisan guardian of … Continue reading Last Weekend’s ACLU Coffee Fundraiser was a Success!
With so much negativity swarming us these days, we know everyone could use some love and positive action. That's why we're running the #AWholeLatteLoveChallenge, a social media campaign where you can win a $20 Brewpoint gift card. The Whole Latte Love Challenge is all about spreading community love. For the month of February, we … Continue reading A Whole Latte Love Challenge
Tuesday, January 17th was a historic day here at Brewpoint Coffee. After several meetings with city officials and a second city council meeting, Brewpoint received the funding that will make our new cafe and roasting space a reality. As most of you probably know, Brewpoint plans to turn an unused loading dock on N. York … Continue reading Expansion is a Go: Take a Peek at Brewpoint’s Next Space
At Brewpoint, we pride ourselves on community engagement. From getting to know regulars (you know who you are) to serving coffee at events, we strive to become a space where our customers can engage with each other and form meaningful bonds. Because Elmhurst is a town that has been nothing but supportive of Brewpoint's growth, … Continue reading Get Involved in the Brewpoint Community
We all set resolutions and make new goals at the start of the new year. In some cases, we break those resolutions. Notoriously, in fact. Less than ten percent of people feel they keep their resolutions to the end of the year. However, when we set goals and make a plan to achieve them, we … Continue reading 2017: Big Plans for Brewpoint
Guatemala is known for its breathtaking volcanic landscape, lush Central American forests, and rich Mayan culture. It also happens to be one of the best places to grow coffee. The mild, subtropical climate and volcanic soils nourish coffee plants to create unique aromas and flavors. The coffee is grown at high altitudes. Guatemala is a … Continue reading Melissa and Angelo Visit a Guatemalan Coffee Farm and Processing Facility
Brewpoint is growing, and, as you may have heard, expanding. The city council of Elmhurst is voting on whether to pass or deny Brewpoint's request for a $75k fund that would allow us to open a new cafe along with the in-the-works roasting facility. This fund would not only be an investment in Brewpoint, but … Continue reading Weekly Update
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