Journal — microroaster

Deep Red Bells featured in gift guide

Hi all,

Gina Columbus from the Asbury Park Press created a thoughtful gift guide for the holiday shopping season. She features the boom of blueberry that is Deep Red Bells, our limited edition rare Ethiopian coffee that is... well... you need to taste it for yourself. Here's the link:


And click here to purchase Deep Red Bells for Christmas. (order by Nov 18th to get it by Xmas eve).

Free Coffee Week is on! APP article

For the grand opening of Booskerdoo Middletown, Free Coffee Week is going on right now. It will end at 4pm on Friday, October 17.

The Asbury Park Press wrote a nice article on the week-long event and the opening of the shop. Read it here:


See you at the shop!

Pour Over Coffee Brewing…Simply The Best

I like to tell travel and coffee stories, but this time around I’m going to make this blog post short and sweet….

If you are a coffee drinker and you are looking for an amazing cup of coffee that you brew yourself on a daily basis, then you must try brewing your next cup of delight via the “Pour Over” method. Whether you are looking for a new and improved brewing method because your current technique is lacking, you are currently OK with what you are doing but love trying new things, or even if you are totally satisfied with...

Darn You Black And Tan! (One Barista Perspective)....

So here I am off on another adventure. I know…nothing out of the ordinary about that for me. I’m on another Amtrak train ride this time heading to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. My steward in Business Class is very attentive and all is well with my world. I’ve given him my order to keep my coffee cup filled approximately every hour for the duration of the 10 hour trip. This is really cool on one hand because in Business Class the coffee and beverages are free. Which is not any big...

Does A Barista Take A Coffee Break? Hmmmm.....

You most likely stop in to your favorite coffee shop a few times a week if not daily.  Did you ever wonder what those Baristas do on their coffee break?  Probably not.  Why would you?  But just in case you are the type of person who ponders, "If the Pope really is indeed Roman Catholic?" or "If bears really do indeed do their business in the woods?"....then this is the perfect blog post to read to get your brain going and get a possible conversation started tomorrow morning at your morning cafe.