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    Berkshire Food Journal is back!

    Here are two slideshows on Barrington Coffee by Caroline Alexander of Berkshire Food Journal. The first talks about BCRC and what we are about and the second is an overview of the roasting process.

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    Barrington Coffee is owned by Gregg Charbonneau and Barth Anderson.

    The Company was founded in 1993, and over the years has
    grown to include a select staff of professionals. With Gregg and
    Barth, this team prepares coffee every day at the Roastery in Lee,
    MA. www.barringtoncoffee.com

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  • Free Tasting – Winey Coffee Spotlight

    We like wine…almost as much as coffee. Sometimes we think of certain profiles as similar to particular wines. Coffees with forward tannins and well staged structure prove to be particularly tasty examples.Winey Cofffee Spotlight Oct 2014 copy

     

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  • Making Coffee Porter with Harpoon!

    We are in the process of making a delicious coffee porter with Harpoon Brewery in Boston. There will be approximately 30 barrels produced which will be served at the Harpoon Beer Hall in Boston. Watch our blog and Facebook Page for the exact date that it goes on tap.
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  • Coffee and Wine Event

    10413363_10152778695560799_8821987825904451316_n-1Location: 500 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA (Area 4)
    Cost: $20
    Included: 4 Coffee’s, 4 Wines and Food
    Time: 7:00pm
    Reservation: Please email Chris at graeff@areafour.com by October 6th, 3:00pm
    Space is limited

     

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  • Affogato August is Back!

    10442539_10152627023920799_3956856132129482724_nThe Espresso Sundae – A most just dessert. 

    Each Friday this August we will bring affogato to our menu at our Boston location. Our plan is to drown Toscanini’s French Vanilla ice cream in a Barrington Gold triple ristretto espresso.

    A sensation that will leave you with more than just a fond memory. $5

    Barrington Coffee Roasting Company
    346 Congress Street, Boston, MA
    Beginning Friday, August 1, 2014
    1pm – until it’s all gone

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  • Boston Globe – Barrington: secret to fine Indian coffee

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    Barrington Coffee Roasting Co. of Lee has been working directly with coffee farms in India for almost 20 years. Indian coffees, which win awards in Europe, are a rare find in this country. “They still do largely remain our little secret,” says Barrington’s cofounder Barth Anderson, who describes the coffees as “smooth and heavy bodied.” Kalledevarapura ($15.45- $17 for a ¾-pound bag) is available throughout the summer as flash-brewed ice coffee at Barrington Coffee’s Fort Point location. It also makes guest appearances, along with the limited edition Cauvery Peaberry, at various cafes around town. So now you’re in on the secret. Available at Barrington Coffee Roasting Co., 346 Congress St., Boston, 857-277-1914; Area Four, 500 Technology Square, Cambridge, 617-758-4444; Cafe Fixe, 1642 Beacon St., Brookline, 617-879-2500; or go to www.barringtoncoffee.com.

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    El Diamante Receives 92 Points!

    Blind Assessment: Sweetly pungent, very deep, quietly complex. Sweet dark chocolate, clove, prune, hints of grapefruit and musky night flowers in aroma and cup. Soft but vibrant acidity; plush mouthfeel. Chocolate in particular carries into a very long, resonant finish.

    Notes: El Diamante is produced by Patricia Perez Diaz and her mother on their family farm. Barrington Coffee is an artisan roaster dedicated to elite coffees, fresh delivery and roasting that foregrounds the coffee and not the roast. Visitwww.barringtoncoffee.com or call 800-528-0998 for more information.

    Who Should Drink It: Those who enjoy resonant depth and spicy, musky chocolate.

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    Las Margaritas Receives 92 Points!

    Blind Assessment: Quietly rich, distinctive. Brisk notes of fine black tea and fresh-cut cedar balanced by considerable sweetness: honeysuckle, ripe apricot, vanilla. Crisp, pleasantly bittersweet acidity; light, silky mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates but lasts in a gently drying finish.

    Notes: Produced from trees of the rare (and expensive) Ethiopia-derived botanical variety Gesha (also spelled Geisha). Las Margaritas Gesha was produced without the use of pesticides, herbicides or synthetic fertilizers. Barrington Coffee is an artisan roaster dedicated to elite coffees, fresh delivery and roasting that foregrounds the coffee and not the roast. Visit www.barringtoncoffee.com or call 800-528-0998 for more information.

    Who Should Drink It: The unusual juxtaposition of brisk, cedary black tea notes with lush ripe fruit and floral sweetness is original and attractive.

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  • Martha’s Vineyard Times

    BCRC was featured in the May issue of Martha’s Vineyard Timesnameplate

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  • Free Cold Drip Gesha Tasting!

    Cold Drip May 2014

    Pink lemonade, pineapple, lavender. Spectacular flavors in their own right. The first fully mature Gesha varietal harvest from the Harerra Brothers Finca Las Margaritas bestows them all.

     

    This tasting is FREE.

     

    Barrington Coffee Roasting Company

    346 Congress Street, Boston, MA
    Friday, May 30, 2014
    1 – 3pm

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  • BCRC – New England Distributor of Steampunk!

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    Barrington Coffee is proud to be the New England Distributor of Alpha Dominche Steampunk machines.

    Our crew had the opportunity to spend some time with the amazing folks from Alpha Dominche and their incredible Steampunk brewing technology at the 2014 SCAA show in Seattle. After some in depth, hands on machine time two things were clear: we needed to work with these machines and we needed to distribute them. That’s how good we think they are.

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  • Free Indo Natural Tasting!

    Indo Naturals March  2014Ever tasted coffee from the tropical island of Bali before? How about a natural processed coffee from any of the Indonesian islands? Join us as we taste two Indo naturals side by side, each outspoken in its own right.

    And to kick things into spring gear, albeit hopefully, we will be tasting these coffees flash brewed over ice. Their juicy qualities lend themselves perfectly to this preparation method. See you there!

     

    This tasting is FREE.

     

    Barrington Coffee Roasting Company
    346 Congress Street, Boston, MA
    Friday, March 21, 2014
    1 – 3pm

     

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  • Free Comparative Ethiopian Tasting!

     Join us as we continue to celebrate the amazing harvest from Ethiopia this year. Here we will taste three Ethiopian coffees side by side as a “flight”.

    We hope you will enjoy and explore with us as we compare a spectrum of extravagant aromas and flavors that all hail from the birthplace of coffee, Ethiopia.

     

    This tasting is FREE.

     

    Barrington Coffee Roasting Company
    346 Congress Street, Boston, MA
    Friday, February 28, 2014
    1 – 3pm

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  • TEDx NortheasternU

    We are thrilled to have been invited to prepare cold drip coffee through our Proper brewer at this years TEDx NortheasternU, January 25th in Boston at Northeastern University.

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    Educafé Holiday Concert

    Here is a short video of some of the students at the school we sponsor in Brazil called Educafé, These are kids that belong to the farming families at Cafe Conquista where we source the majority of our Brazilian coffee. This performance is for their 2013/14 holiday concert and they wanted to share it with us.

    Feliz Ano Novo!

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    Coffee Review’s Top 30 Coffees of 2013

    We are thrilled that our Perci Red earned the number three spot in Coffee Review’s Top 30 Coffees of 2013! Coffee Review will review roughly 400 coffees this year. We are very proud to have earned a spot on this list. See the full list…

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    Free Holiday Gesha Varietal Tasting!

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    Come taste the 96 point Perci Red and 92 point Lycello side by side!

    This tasting is FREE.

    Where: Barrington Coffee Roasting Company
    346 Congress Street, Boston, MA
    When: Friday, December 13, 2013
    Time: 1pm – 3pm

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    Good Water=Good Coffee at Barrington Coffee

     

    A video about the importance of water as it pertains to coffee with Barth Anderson by Because Water.

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    Perci Red Receives 96 Points!

    Blind Assessment: Intoxicating, juicy, complete. Dark honey; dark rum; dark chocolate; complex, layered fruit, particularly pineapple and melon; narcissus-like flowers. Intense but juicy acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. Sweetly rich finish turns slightly drying but still flavor-saturated in the long.

    Notes: This exceptional coffee was selected as the #3 coffee in the Coffee Review Top 30 Coffees of 2013. Produced from trees of the rare Ethiopia-derived botanical variety Gesha (also spelled Geisha). With its elegantly elongated beans and distinctive floral and crisp, often chocolaty cup, the Gesha variety continues to distinguish itself as one of the world’s most unique coffees. This is a dry-processed or “natural” version of the Gesha, meaning the beans were dried inside the fruit rather than after the fruit has been removed, as is the case with wet-processed or “washed” coffees. This particular Gesha is produced on the Ninety Plus Gesha Estates. Barrington Coffee is an artisan roaster dedicated to elite coffees, fresh delivery and roasting that foregrounds the coffee and not the roast. Visit www.barringtoncoffee.com or call 800-528-0998 for more information.

    Who Should Drink It: An amazing coffee, with an immense range and depth of sensation.

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    Lycello Receives 92 Points!

    Blind Assessment: Delicate but rich; shimmeringly complex. Meyer lemon, jasmine, honey, walnut in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet acidity; silky mouthfeel. Surprisingly deep, flavor-saturated finish.

    Notes: Produced from trees of the rare Ethiopia-derived botanical variety Gesha (also spelled Geisha). With its elegantly elongated beans and distinctive floral and crisp, citrusy, often chocolaty cup, the Gesha variety continues to distinguish itself as one of the world’s most unique coffees. This particular Gesha is produced on the Ninety Plus Gesha Estates. Barrington Coffee is an artisan roaster dedicated to elite coffees, fresh delivery and roasting that foregrounds the coffee and not the roast. Visit www.barringtoncoffee.com or call 800-528-0998 for more information.

    Who Should Drink It: Precious, delicate, refined, with a quietly layered complexity.

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