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It’s Cold Brew Season!

It’s Cold Brew Season!

Temperatures are rising and cold brew season is officially upon us! What makes cold brew different than iced coffee? It requires a little bit of forward-thinking, but the extra time required creates a rich, chocolatey, and highly caffeinated brew that is well worth...

Introducing In The Lab with Patriot Coffee Roasters

Introducing In The Lab with Patriot Coffee Roasters

Welcome to the Patriot Coffee Lab! This week we are launching In The Lab - a series of longer format tutorial videos on our Youtube channel. Our first video takes a deeper dive into the French Press and offers some background on the brewer, as well as a tutorial for...

Toll Roasting Services

Toll Roasting Services

Let our expert roasters apply our small-batch, craft roasting approach to your green coffees.

Get to know Jenn Smurr, Founder of Born & Bread

Get to know Jenn Smurr, Founder of Born & Bread

We love to partner with coffee shops who make it a priority to elevate coffee and craft a spectacular experience in every cup, but we are equally excited by businesses who put as much thought and care into the coffee that they serve as they do to the rest of their...

Resolve to Drink Better Coffee this Year

Resolve to Drink Better Coffee this Year

2020 is right around the corner and with the holidays coming to a close, most of us are reflecting on our years and reevaluating some of our habits and life choices. The problem is resolutions can be difficult to maintain. In fact, more than half of Americans will...

Patriot Changemakers – Bump Galletta

Patriot Changemakers – Bump Galletta

Be the change you wish to see.People often ask what the word Patriot means to us. While our namesake was conceived as an homage to the men and women of the armed forces, there are layers of meaning wrapped up in the word. "Patriot" carries with it an important...

The difference between specialty and standard grocery store coffee

The difference between specialty and standard grocery store coffee

You may be wondering what makes a coffee a specialty coffee. Is it the region? The variety? The rating? The species? The answer is: all those things, but coffee is more than the sum of its parts. Simply put, specialty coffee is much higher quality than conventional...

Enter To Win a Free 1-Year Coffee Subscription

Enter To Win a Free 1-Year Coffee Subscription

One lucky winner will receive a FREE 1-year coffee subscription, delivered right to their door. How to Enter: 1. Purchase a bag of Patriot coffee from a participating Publix location (find a participating Publix near you.) 2. Follow the link below and fill out the...

Cold Brew Mocktails – 5 Ways to Cool Down and Perk Up Your Summer

Cold Brew Mocktails – 5 Ways to Cool Down and Perk Up Your Summer

The heat of the Florida Summer is fully underway And by now most of us are back to drinking cold brew almost every day. While cold brew can be refreshing on its own, let’s face it; sometimes you’re craving something with a bit more pizzazz. Something you can serve up...

Patriot Changemakers – Brian Seeley

Patriot Changemakers – Brian Seeley

Be the change you wish to see.People often ask what the word Patriot means to us. While our namesake was conceived as an homage to the men and women of the armed forces, there are layers of meaning wrapped up in the word. "Patriot" carries with it an important...

Earth Day 2018 – Coffee & Climate Change

Earth Day 2018 – Coffee & Climate Change

Coffee is ubiquitous. But it is because of this ubiquity that it is easy to forget its roots, and to separate it from the world's other agricultural products currently in crisis due to climate change. Unfortunately, climate change is threatening coffee crops in almost...

Brewing & Tasting Guide – Ethiopia Yirgacheffe WORKA

Brewing & Tasting Guide – Ethiopia Yirgacheffe WORKA

ETHIOPIA YIRGACHEFFE WORKA   We have a VERY soft spot in our hearts for naturally processed Ethiopia's. The climate, altitude, and nutrient-rich soil in Ethiopia combine with the dry processing method in a way that is often unmatched by other growing regions. ...

Patriot Partners – Spotlight on The Corner Store

Patriot Partners – Spotlight on The Corner Store

We love to partner with coffee shops who make it a priority to elevate coffee and craft a spectacular experience in every cup. We also get really excited by businesses who put as much thought and care into the coffee that they serve as they do to the rest of their...

Brewing & Tasting Guide – Ethiopia Adado

Brewing & Tasting Guide – Ethiopia Adado

ETHIOPIA ADADO   It's no secret that our team loves coffees from Ethiopia. As the birthplace of coffee, its climate, altitude, and nutrient-rich soil are MADE to grow coffee. And with its incredible diversity of flavor and characteristics among the country's...

Patriot Partners – Spotlight on Posto 9

Patriot Partners – Spotlight on Posto 9

We love to partner with coffee shops who make it a priority to elevate coffee and craft a spectacular experience in every cup. We also get really excited by businesses who put as much thought and care into the coffee that they serve as they do to the rest of their...

Cold Brew at Home – Our Recipe

Cold Brew at Home – Our Recipe

Cold brew is definitely having a moment.   And while you may be noticing a recent explosion in popularity – with different varieties available in grocery stores, gas stations, coffee shops, and restaurant chains – it has been around for quite some time, and we...

Patriot Partners – Spotlight on Scout & Tag

Patriot Partners – Spotlight on Scout & Tag

We love to partner with coffee shops who make it a priority to elevate coffee and craft a spectacular experience in every cup. We also get really excited by businesses who put as much thought and care into the coffee that they serve as they do to the rest of their...

Brewing & Tasting: Rwanda Kopakaki

Brewing & Tasting: Rwanda Kopakaki

RWANDA KOPAKAKI   The newest addition to our lineup hails from the Rubengera Sector of Rwanda, from a small co-op of farmers called Kopakaki. They are a fair-trade certified coffee co-op located on the outer banks of Lake Kivu. This coffee is fully washed and...

COFFEE 101 – Cupping

COFFEE 101 – Cupping

COFFEE 101   We've come to discover that there are a lot of people out there who truly enjoy drinking coffee and would love to expand their personal knowledge, but aren't quite sure where to start. Whether they are interested in learning about roasting,...

Patriot Coffee News – Legendary Coffee Tour

Patriot Coffee News – Legendary Coffee Tour

The Legendary Coffee Tour & Stump The Roaster Panel   This week, Chris was asked to join on a panel with other local roasters for a coffee focused Q&A session, hosted by Cafe Imports and Buddy Brew Coffee. The event was part of a larger series of roaster...

Patriot Partners – Spotlight on Grove Roots Brewing Co.

Patriot Partners – Spotlight on Grove Roots Brewing Co.

We love to partner with coffee shops who make it a priority to elevate coffee and craft a spectacular experience in every cup. We also get really excited by businesses who put as much thought and care into the coffee that they serve as they do to the rest of their...

Patriot Partners – Spotlight on Hillcrest Coffee

Patriot Partners – Spotlight on Hillcrest Coffee

We love to partner with coffee shops who make it a priority to elevate coffee and craft a spectacular experience in every cup. We also get really excited by businesses who put as much thought and care into the coffee that they serve as they do to the rest of their...

Brewing & Tasting: Finca El Trebol

Brewing & Tasting: Finca El Trebol

FINCA EL TREBOL   In August 2016, we traveled to Colombia for the Cauca Best Cup Competition. The competition, hosted by Cafe Imports, Banexport, and the Colombian National Federation of Coffee, aims to highlight the coffees from the territory. In this way,...

Processing Methods – Wet, Dry, and Everything Between

Processing Methods – Wet, Dry, and Everything Between

Perhaps the least talked about - and even appreciated - step in coffee's journey from seed to cup is the method in which the coffee is processed before it is exported, roasted, and enjoyed. The processing method used at origin is central to the identity of any coffee...

Patriot Coffee in the News – 2017 Features

Patriot Coffee in the News – 2017 Features

  Over the past few months, Patriot Coffee has been approached by some news sources who have been interested in featuring us. We are always happy to accept such invitations. We love inviting people in to our space, showing them the roasting process, talking...

Patriot Partners – Spotlight on The Poor Porker

Patriot Partners – Spotlight on The Poor Porker

We love to partner with coffee shops who make it a priority to elevate coffee and craft a spectacular experience in every cup. We also get really excited by businesses who put as much thought and care into the coffee that they serve as they do to the rest of their...

Certified Organic – The Truth About Coffee Certifications

Certified Organic – The Truth About Coffee Certifications

You may be wondering why we (and other specialty roasters) do not offer Certified Organic coffees.   We've had a lot of people ask if and when we are going to sell Certified Organic coffees. In theory, certifications like Organic and Fair-Trade are...

Cupping Coffee – Learn to Cup Like Pro

Cupping Coffee – Learn to Cup Like Pro

You may have heard the term "cupping" being thrown around by coffee professionals, but what exactly does it mean?   At it's simplest, cupping is a way to taste, evaluate, and compare the flavor, quality, and potential of a given coffee. As roasters, it's...

Brewing & Tasting: Ethiopia Idido

Brewing & Tasting: Ethiopia Idido

ETHIOPIA IDIDO   The newest coffee to our lineup hails from the small village of Idido in a micro-region of Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia. With a syrupy body, caramel sweetness, and notes of stewed berries, hibiscus, and nectarine, this naturally processed coffee...

Help Us Name Our New Blend!

Help Us Name Our New Blend!

We need your naming skills We sourced the coffee, we roasted the beans, we created the blend, but when it came time to think up a name we were stumped. So we're calling on you to name the newest addition to our lineup. It's a unique but approachable blend of...

Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee – Variables For Success

Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee – Variables For Success

So you bought awesome, single-origin, specialty grade coffee. Now what?   If only brewing great coffee could be as simple as buying great coffee beans. In the wine industry, the wine maker has complete control over their product from start to finish. You know...

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Brewing Coffee at Home

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Brewing Coffee at Home

The New Year is right around the corner and with the holidays coming to a close, many people are reflecting on their year and reevaluating some of their life choices. The problem is, resolutions can be kind of difficult to maintain. In fact, more than half of...

6 Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Coffee Lover on Your List

6 Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Coffee Lover on Your List

I used to be a last minute Christmas shopper. I was never sure how it happened exactly, but I would always find myself scrambling at the last minute to find gifts for everyone on my list, paying for a lot of overnight shipping, and staying up until 3 or 4 in the...

Join Us – Cauca Best Cup Auction Coffee Launch

Join Us – Cauca Best Cup Auction Coffee Launch

Back in August, the Patriot Team spent a week in Popayan, Cauca, Colombia at the 2016 Cauca Best Cup which culminated in a live auction of the Top 15 coffees in the region. After some intense bidding wars and a few shots of aguardiente, our team won two amazing...

Brewing & Tasting: Burundi Matongo

Brewing & Tasting: Burundi Matongo

BURUNDI MATONGO   With a syrupy body, intensely bright and lively acidity, and cane sugar sweetness, the Burundi Matongo is probably the most polarizing coffee in our line-up. The complexity of this coffee will not disappoint a more adventurous coffee drinker,...

100% Arabica and Quality – How Related Are They?

100% Arabica and Quality – How Related Are They?

You may be wondering what makes a coffee a specialty coffee. Is it the region? The variety? The rating? The species? Simply put, it’s all those things. But coffee is more than the sum of its parts. While we could fill a textbook with all of the factors that go in to...

Guide to Holiday Coffee Pairings

Someone once said that "wine makes a symphony of a good meal". While we won't disagree, we also believe that amazing coffee paired with good food, and even better company, will produce a wonderful symphony all its own. We know it can be a little daunting to make...

Thanksgiving with Patriot – Pie and Perspective

Thanksgiving with Patriot – Pie and Perspective

It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without at least one kitchen disaster.   We wanted to celebrate the season with a pie recipe that features our favorite ingredient – coffee. Our favorite part of Thanksgiving is sitting around the table with our loved ones after...

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