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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.

    Read the full review…

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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.

    Read the full review…

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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.

    Read the full review…

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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.

    Read the full review…

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    Hachira – 2014 Good Food Awards Finalist!

    Origin- Ethiopia
    Region- Yirgacheffe
    Mill Location- Addis Ababa
    Altitude- 5741 to 6562′
    Producer- Ninety Plus Coffee
    Varietal- Mixed heirloom varietals
    Process- Natural, sun dried on raised beds
    Roast- Light

    Black cherry aroma, juicy acidity rolls into elderberry, herbal tones of shiso, umame and rich dark chocolate liquor.

    This is the outspoken sister coffee of the Nekisse. Where the Nekisse is delicate, the Hachira is saturated. And this year, the Hachira has drawn the attention of the judges for the Good Food Awards as a Finalist for 2014! Once again, such an auspicious coffee as this has been brought to light by the Ninety Plus Coffee program.

    We received a Good Food Award in 2011 for our Nekisse. Our Ethiopia Hachira which will be available shortly so visit our store and keep your eye out for it.

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    Nekisse Receives 93 Points!

    Blind Assessment: Delicate, complex, lively. Distinct honey and crisply sweet cacao-nib with lavender-like flowers and an herby hint, cilantro perhaps, in aroma and cup. Lively, floral-toned acidity; very light but silky mouthfeel. Lavender in particular carries into a quietly rich finish.

    Notes: Ninety Plus is a distinguished boutique exporter and importer of innovative small-lot coffees from Ethiopia and Panama. Grown near Neji in the Sidama/Sidamo growing region, this Ethiopian coffee is a dry-processed or “natural” coffee, 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. 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: A nicely conducted extreme light roast develops the lyric sweetness and delicate complexity of this very pure dried-in-the-fruit coffee. Those who enjoy sophisticated lagers with floral-toned hops might be particular candidates for this one.

    Read the full review…

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    12 Ounce Bags Are Here! (Free shipping offer)

    We would like to introduce our coffee…in a new size!

    The 16 ounce package is a thing of the past. You, our beloved, coffee obsessed customers, have long recognized that fresh coffee matters. We roast it to order for you so that you may brew it during its peak of flavor.

    In response to an overwhelming number of requests, we have decided to shift our offering to a 12 ounce package. This appears to be the right amount of your favorite coffee for a pot a day throughout the week, the right amount to explore different tastes and the right amount to ensure that freshness is in hand.

    Apropos to our new size bag will be correspondingly lower prices.

    And, for a limited time we would like to offer you free shipping on any internet coffee order over $50. When placing your order, just enter the coupon code: NEWBAG

    Thanks for being a Barrington Coffee customer!

     

    The BCRC Crew

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    Mane Coffee Conference

    Our own Barth Anderson will moderating The Coffee Trade panel Saturday September 28th at the Mid Atlantic Northeast Coffee Conference in Pawtucket Rhode Island.

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