Handsome Coffee Roasters


For the last week, the coffee industry has been held in suspense following the announcement that Michael Phillips—current World Barista Champion—and two other world-class baristas, Tyler Wells and Chris Owens, all resigned from Intelligentsia Coffee. Last night I got a note from Tyler announcing the future efforts of the these three fine men—Handsome Coffee Roasters had launched.

While I secretly hoped the three of them would travel the country in a rebuilt 1962 Ford Falcon, entertaining children with a puppet show about coffee production and the evil carbon gremlins who escape from their parents French roast—I’m totally stoked on this as well. Congratulations guys and good luck with the endeavor.

We will make amazing coffee the way we think it should be made. Full stop. Our way may not be for everyone, and thats okay, we’re not making coffee for everyone, we’re making coffee for you — for those that value craftsmanship and quality over convenience and cost — we’re your Huckleberry.

Handsome Coffee Roasters and @handsomeroaster

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  • Reply dejvinside 04/20/2011 at 5:18 am

    The description on their website addresses my dreams about coffee making and expresses my idea of a good cup of this beverage. Shame I haven’t found such passion in practice in Poland yet.

  • Reply PDXGlutton 04/21/2011 at 12:24 am

    Oooh, looking forward to that!

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