Meet GoCoffeeGo and Win $40 in Coffee


I’d like to introduce you to a new partner who joins Presso, in supporting all that goes on here at Dear Coffee, I Love You. Meet GoCoffeeGo, a company whose quirky Mod-themed website allows you to browse and order coffee from a growing, but carefully vetted list of great coffee roasters—all in one place. Once you’ve placed an order, it’s routed to the roaster who fulfills it with fresh roasted coffee shipped to your door.

So why not order directly from the roaster? If you already have a great relationship and unshakeable loyalty to a specific roaster, then by all means order directly from them. I definitely have my favorite roasters (a number of them sell through GoCoffeeGo), but I also love discovering new roasters and experiencing what else is out there.

GoCoffeeGo provides the opportunity to find quality roasters you may not have heard of, while also allowing you to schedule weekly shipments of coffee from the ones you already love. My favorite thing about the site is their Auto-Ship tool, which functions like a “Netflix queue” for your coffee. You can add all the coffees you’re interested in trying, from as many roasters as you like, and schedule how often you want them shipped to you. You can rearrange and edit your queue as you like, and if a roaster happens to sell out of a particular coffee, you’ll be notified and your queue adjusts itself accordingly.

I first discovered one of my favorite roasters, PTs Coffee, through GoCoffeeGo and I continue to enjoy the convenience it creates while exploring new roasters. It’s not the only place I order coffee from, but depending on your personal routine, the coffee and espresso beans from GoCoffeeGo may be all you’ll ever need—so check them out.


To launch this partnership right, we’re giving away a $40 Gift Card to GoCoffeeGo, along with a DCILY mug for the lucky winner to enjoy their coffee from. Here’s all you need to do to enter:

1. Visit GoCoffeeGo and browse all the great coffee they offer.
2. Come back here and leave a comment sharing the first two coffees you would order—roaster & coffee name.
3. Sunday night (June 5th) I will randomly pick one person from all the entries and announce the winner on Monday.

Easy right? Tweeting and sharing on Facebook won’t get you more entries, but it will give you good karma points. So start browsing, sharing and shopping and you may be treated to a pretty awesome reward next week.




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I would go with the Verve El Salvador La Montanita, and the Water Avenue Tanzania AA Ruvuma. Have never tried either roaster, but they’ve been on the short list of ones I want to try.

Paul Yates aka PaulCoffeeFreak ( 05/31/2011 at 1:54 pm )

Awesome give-away! I love collabs. What I like about GoCoffeeGo is that it features roasters aside from the most popular ones (i.e. Intelligentsia, Stumptown). The two I’d like to try are:

1) PT’s Costa Rica Finca Cerra Paldo
2) Water Avenue’s Oak Barrel Aged Sumatra

Allen Ho ( 05/31/2011 at 2:05 pm )

I was hoping to find some east coast brands that I love like Gimme!, Stumptown, or Joe the art of coffee. but since i didn’t see those I’d try some that I’ve heard of as being really good.

Barefoot – Redcab – Brazil
PT’s – Flying Monkey Espresso

Nathan Reimer ( 05/31/2011 at 2:15 pm )

Ritual’s Matalap Guayabo El Salvador, and Novo’s Amaro Gayo. I’m up for new experiences, and will check out GoCoffeeGo!

Kim Watson ( 05/31/2011 at 2:19 pm )

I’d go with:

Novo Coffee – Amaro Gayo Sun-Dried
Ritual – Monte Rey Pradera


Greg Aliff ( 05/31/2011 at 2:22 pm )

I love GoCoffeeGo. The first time I checked their site out, I was instantly hooked. They opened the door to roasters I never heard of and now have had the opportunity to try. Great company, great coffee selections.

My two coffees that I would order would be:

PT’s B-Ville House Drip
Barefoot Coffee’s Malacara Tablon 7

Jamie ( 05/31/2011 at 2:27 pm )

I’d try:

1. Barefoot Coffee’s Redcab Brazil
2. Ritual’s Matalapa Guayabo, El Salvador.

Chad Bailey ( 05/31/2011 at 2:35 pm )

GCG is my go-to source for beans. Today the two coffees I’d order would be Barefoot ‘s The Boss and Verve’s The Sermon. And, and, and….

James ( 05/31/2011 at 2:37 pm )

My choices would be be….

Cuvee- Dead Fingers

Verve – Buena Vista

May have to order !

bill mowrey ( 05/31/2011 at 2:38 pm )

I would definitely go for Barefoot Coffee’s The Boss! Espresso and Cuvee Coffee’s Spicewood 71 Classic. It’s been a while since I’ve had a good espresso, and a while since I’ve made some quality coffee at home. I’d like to see GoCoffeeGo on a taste testing tour! That would be sweet.

Tabitha ( 05/31/2011 at 3:12 pm )

I’ll take Barefoot’s Dominion Yirgacheffe and Water Ave’s Sumatra, please!

Anna ( 05/31/2011 at 3:18 pm )

Awesome service!

1. Batdorf & Bronson, Costa Rica La Minita del Sol
2. Klatch Coffee, Rwanda Rushashi

Andy ( 05/31/2011 at 4:15 pm )

Equator Bali Kintamani Natural

Klatch FTO Rainforest Blend

Debra M. Spotts ( 05/31/2011 at 4:24 pm )

Apparently they don’t do international shipping :(

I haven’t tried any of the coffee’s mentioned so I would start with the top two fomr the top 25:
Barefoot Coffee Redcab – Brazil


Johnson Brothers Twisted Espresso Blend

nogg3r5 ( 05/31/2011 at 4:45 pm )

I’d have to go with these two beauties:

Barefoot Coffee Dominion Yirgacheffe
Verve Coffee Costa Rica Los Angeles Espresso


Leah D. ( 05/31/2011 at 4:56 pm )

Batdorf & Bronson’s Tanzania Kigoma.
Anything from Verve.

jason dominy ( 05/31/2011 at 5:05 pm )

Sorry, can’t settle for just two of GCG’s offerings.

PT’s Coffee- Flying Monkey AND Gizmo (espresso blend face-off)
* Can you believe full-pounds in this day and age of 12oz bags?

Verve- Streetlevel AND The Sermon (now it’s an espresso tourney)
* Baca-baca-baca-baca-baca

Smoovebcoffee ( 05/31/2011 at 5:06 pm )

Would love to try Terroir’s La Minita or Batdorf & Bronson’s Top Auction Kenya. Both are roaster’s whose name keeps popping up, but I haven’t tried yet.

Mat ( 05/31/2011 at 5:09 pm )

Barefoot Coffee – La Gloria Cup of Excellence #16 & Equator Coffees -
Ecuador Palanda Organic Micro-Lot

curtis ( 05/31/2011 at 5:24 pm )

Barefoot – Dominion Yirgacheffe

PT’s – Costa Rica Finca Cerro Paldo

Cassandra ( 05/31/2011 at 5:34 pm )

I’d go with the Atomic Black Velvet – love me some PNG coffee. My second would be the Johnson Bros Kenya Peaberry – that’s one amazing review.

Will ( 05/31/2011 at 6:32 pm )

My two choices and soon deliveries would be……

Mundani El Salvador Pacamara

Novo coffee roaster


La Gloria Cup of Excellence #16

From the mighty Barefoot Coffee Roasters

Austin Amento ( 05/31/2011 at 6:49 pm )

Verve — Costa Rica Los Angeles – Espresso
Water Ave. — Sumatra Ache Gold

Robert ( 05/31/2011 at 7:19 pm )

Barefoot Coffee’s Malacara Tablon 7 – I’ve never tried Barefoot and their extra-bright roasting style makes me curious.

Johnson Brother’s Yirg. Peaberry – I tried the initial roast of this and didn’t think it was great. I’m wondering whether it’s improved – JBC never let me down prior to that experience.

Mike Piccolo ( 05/31/2011 at 7:35 pm )

Kenya Peaberry Kirinyaga Kii from Johnson Brothers and Vista Hermosa – Guatemala from Barefoot Coffee.

Cory O'Brien ( 05/31/2011 at 8:30 pm )

Great response, thanks everyone.

There’s lots of coffees uncovered here that I hadn’t seen. Now I don’t know what I should order next! Hopefully everyone will still go order all this great coffee, even if they aren’t the winner, right? ;-)

bwj ( 05/31/2011 at 8:34 pm )

Atomic Cafe Costa Rica La Magnolia
PTs Coffee Costa Rica Finca Cerro Paldo

Oliver Aaltonen ( 05/31/2011 at 8:37 pm )

Water Ave’s El Toro because I think their coffee truck is cool.

And Verve’s Costa Rica Cafetin.

Please! I’m poor. :D

Cuse ( 05/31/2011 at 9:11 pm )

I’d try Costa Rica Finca Cerro Paldo from PT’s Coffee and the Amaro Gayo from Novo Coffee. Sounds like a good time, from two roasters I’ve never tried before.

Cooper Ottum ( 06/01/2011 at 3:04 am )

1. P.T.’s Costa Rica Finca Cerro Paldo
2. Water Ave. El Salvador Buena Vista

Carl Metz ( 06/01/2011 at 3:17 am )

Hi, I’d choose Batdorf & Bronson, Dancing Goats Blend and Barefoot Coffee, Vista Hermosa – Guatemala. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

shala_darkstone ( 06/01/2011 at 6:48 am )

GoCoffeeGo looks like a great idea! I’m going to give it a shot. My two coffees would be Water Avenue Wl Salvador Buena Vista and Verve Ethiopia Worka. Thanks for offering the contest!

Brian Thayer ( 06/01/2011 at 7:43 am )

I’m pretty new to the coffee world, but I’d like to try…

1. Ritual’s Sweet Tooth Miraflores Espresso, and
2. Atomic Cafe’s Daterra Farm Reserve Espresso

Thanks, man!

Anne Gibbs ( 06/01/2011 at 8:43 am )

I think I just found my new coffee bean store. I have my eye on these:

1. Ritual Coffee – Matalapa Guayabo, El Salvador
2. Klatch Coffee – Sumatra Bodhi Leaf

J.B. ( 06/01/2011 at 8:59 am )

I’d grab
Ritual sweet tooth miraflores
Verve Ethiopia worka

Karl ( 06/01/2011 at 12:09 pm )

Would prolly try the Ethiopia Sidama Ardi from PT’s and the Vista Hermosa from Barefoot. So many tasty-looking options on that site.

Maciej ( 06/01/2011 at 12:12 pm )

I would have to say
- Equator Coffees Ethiopia Aleta Wondo (Sustainable, Relationship)
Barefoot Coffee La Gloria Cup of Excellence #16
(Shade, Sustainable)

mmmm drinking some home roast guat right now, tasty.

Jeff ( 06/01/2011 at 12:19 pm )

Some I’d buy for the cool packaging alone! Based on descriptions though I think I’d like these ;)

– PT’s Costa Rica Finca Cerro Paldo
– Verve Ethiopia Worka

Dajana ( 06/01/2011 at 12:55 pm )

Barfoot Coffee – La Gloria Cup of Excellence #16 El Salvador

Water Avenue Coffee Company- Tanzania AA Ruvuma

Kyle ( 06/01/2011 at 1:08 pm )

I’d have to go with:
Novo – Bambito Estate Cordillera
Ritual – Matalapa Guayabo, El Salvador

And a bunch of Verve and Barefoot too!

Jonathan Bonchak ( 06/01/2011 at 1:20 pm )

Metropolis Coffee Burundi Kayanza Gatare

Atomic Cafe Burundi Kayanza Bwayi

I love Burundian coffee and it would be fun to compare it from two different roasters.

Ken ( 06/01/2011 at 1:23 pm )

Equator Coffees Panther Italian Roast and Atomic Cafe French Roast

reva skie ( 06/01/2011 at 1:35 pm )

Lots of awesome stuff there…

I’m pining after:

1. Equator, Bali Kintamani Natural because I’ve been meaning to try Equator AND I’m fascinated by Naturals that come from outside Ethiopia and Kenya

2. Barefoot, La Gloria Cup of Excellence #16 because a friend recommended Barefoot a while ago and I still haven’t tried them AND how can you possibly go wrong with a COE?


Matthew Campisi ( 06/01/2011 at 1:57 pm )

Two roasters that I have yet to try (but have been meaning to) are PT’s and Water Avenue. I drink pretty much all espresso, so here’s the two espresso blends I would most like to try:

1. PT’s Coffee Southpaw Espresso

2. Water Avenue El Toro Espresso

Andrew ( 06/01/2011 at 4:04 pm )

Picking 2 off the site is like asking my Nana not to drive fast or put 2x the called for butter in anything because “it tastes better,” but i digress…

I would love to try:
Barefoot – La Gloria
Water Ave – Tanzania Ruvuma

(funny story about Water Ave, I visited Portland last year for Oregon Brewer’s Festival & while looking for a certain breakfast place that apparently offices in the same building, got lost, walked into WA before the place was completed, didnt see anyone and left, only to find out later they opened as Water Ave!) I hope you didnt just yawn :/

CT ( 06/01/2011 at 4:21 pm )

Ethiopia Sidama Ardi by PT’s and Klatch Worlds Best ‘WBC’ Espresso

Angel Alamos ( 06/01/2011 at 4:56 pm )

PT’s – Costa Rica Finca Cerro Paldo
Doma Coffee Roasting Co. – Guatamela Sumalito (because i can…)

Keaton Violet ( 06/01/2011 at 5:34 pm )

Ritual – Matalapa Guayabo – El Salvador
Metropolis – La Cordillera

Christopher Webber ( 06/01/2011 at 5:59 pm )

This site is an excellent idea!

My choices 1) Water Avenue’s Oak Barrel Aged Sumatra 2) PT’s Ethiopia Sidama

Jamie ( 06/01/2011 at 8:05 pm )

I’d try 2 roasters I’ve been curious about:

1. Terroir – Costa Rica La Minita
2. PT – Costa Rica Finca Cerro Paldo


jbviau ( 06/01/2011 at 11:43 pm )

You can’t go wrong with:
1) Ritual Sweet Tooth Miraflores Espresso
2) PT’s Flying Monkey Espresso
Both are exceptional!

Dave ( 06/02/2011 at 1:17 am )

GoCoffeeGo is the best coffee site to enjoy a tremendous selection of all types of roasters! A few of my favorites are:

1. Klatch Coffee – Belle Espresso
2. Verve Coffee – Streetlevel Espresso

And now with a new roaster on their site I can’t wait to try Doma Coffee!


Ted Field ( 06/02/2011 at 10:52 am )

I would be all up on…
Klatch Coffee- FTO Rainforest Blend
Metropolis Coffee- Brazil Sitio Boa Vista

Dyan Flores ( 06/02/2011 at 11:47 am )

I’d have to go with Klatch Sumatra Bodhi Leaf and Equator’s Zulu French.

brandon ( 06/02/2011 at 11:56 am )

hmm..this is tough

Ritual – Monte Rey Pradera
PTs Flying Monkey Espresso

Liz Cohen ( 06/03/2011 at 12:07 am )

Just had some NOVO that was great, always wanted to try Barefoot.

1. Barefoot – La Gloria Cup of Excellence #16
2. NOVO – Bambito Estate Cordillera

Fabes ( 06/03/2011 at 2:54 am )

1. Equator coffee-Ethiopia Aleta Wondo
2.Johnson Brothers-Ethiopian Yirgageffe
As you can see I love the Ethiopian coffee-I have been a fan of Go Coffee Go for a long time now! Thanks for the chance to win!!
All of the coffees are terrific!

Diane Standish ( 06/03/2011 at 4:17 pm )

This is a tough one, two coffees, really? Well, first love what you guys offer and we’re big supporters. The concept of trying multiple roasters with one shipping cost, what’s not to love. Second, coffee is so behind other beverages when it comes to options. You can walk into so many bars and restaurants and choose from an extensive list of quality beer, wine and spirits. Hoping coffee gets there some day.
1. Ethiopia Sidama Ardi from PT’s (or any of their Kenya’s, too)
2. Colombia Estrella Del Sur from B&B
3. Any of the other kick ass single-origins

Jason Burton ( 06/03/2011 at 4:33 pm )

Too bad that GoCoffeeGo does not ship overseas.. However, I would try

- Barefoot Coffee – La Gloria Cup of Excellence #16
- Novo Coffee – Amaro Gayo Sun-Dried

Jan Brucek ( 06/04/2011 at 4:35 am )

    Ah yes. Sorry I never mentioned that it’s US only. :-/

    bwj ( 06/04/2011 at 10:02 am )

I think I”d have to go with:

1. Ritual Finca Matalapa
2. PT’s Finca Cerro Paldo

They both look delish.

Neil Oney ( 06/04/2011 at 1:29 pm )

I’d like to try:
Higher Ground Roasters – Peruvian
Doma Coffee – Guatemala Sumalito

Steve R ( 06/04/2011 at 5:29 pm )

1. Novo, Espresso Novo. I used to live so close to this roaster and their flag coffeeshop and there’s just nothing like it.
2. Terroir Coffee, Daterra South Italian Espresso. Just the name sounds so intriguing!

Jessica ( 06/04/2011 at 9:45 pm )

i know that GoCoffeeGo does not ship but, i would really love to try these two. :D

1. Terroir Coffee – Decaf La Magnolia, Costa Rica
2. Equator Coffees – Arabian Mocha Java

Paul Balase ( 06/04/2011 at 9:46 pm )

The first two coffees I’d order (if I could only pick two!) would be:

1. Verve -Ethiopia Worka

2. Doma – La Bicicletta

Excited to learn about! Thanks!

Joanna Haller ( 06/04/2011 at 9:47 pm )

I ‘d have to get the Equator Coffee – Ethiopia Aleta Wondo and
Atomic Cafe – Rwanda Peaberry Coopac – both sound completely up my alley!
By the way – if you have the music on the GoCoffeeGo site turned off – oh Gosh – turn it on while you sip. Just enhances the experience!

Eva ( 06/04/2011 at 9:55 pm )

Equator Coffees – Kona (love Kona)
Water Avenue Coffee – El Toro Espresso (Portland roaster I haven’t tried

Marian Cole ( 06/04/2011 at 10:07 pm )

I would definitely start with Barefoot’s Dominion Yirgacheffe, I’m a sucker for Yirg’s and its long overdue for me to have some in my cup. Secondly, I would order Water Avenue’s Oak Barrel Aged Sumatra, simply because…WHAAAAAA! was my first reaction to it and now I’m extremely intrigued by this.

Dut Goodman ( 06/04/2011 at 11:15 pm )

I think it’s time to try some

Klatch – Brazil Bob-O-Link
PT’s – Costa Rica Finca Cerro Paldo

Thanks for spreading the great coffee love!

Jennifer V ( 06/05/2011 at 8:19 am )

That’s a tough decision to make! I think I’d have to go with:
1: Water Avenue’s Ethiopia Yergacheffe
2: Johnson Brothers New Guinea Peaberry Guroka

Mark Johnson ( 06/05/2011 at 12:00 pm )

What a fantastic idea! I’m already a fan of Barefoot Coffee Roasters. They are in my neighborhood and I love seeing them included on the GoCoffeeGo list. I’m always love trying coffees from new (to me) roasters. My first two choices are:

PT’s Coffee – Thunder Road Blend

Doma – Mia’s Organic Blend

Mary ( 06/05/2011 at 12:05 pm )

I use an old Silex vacpot every morning, so the roast can’t be too dark. I’d buy Novo’s Amaro Gayo Sun-Dried with its light roast because I love sun-dried beans and I’m a cheapskate: free shipping this week on three bags! And I’d buy the Rocketeer Blend from Atomic Cafe in Salem, MA, because shipping just one state over to NY would get me a fresher bean, the roast is medium, and who can resist something both chocolate and spicy?

Lonnie Chu ( 06/05/2011 at 12:35 pm )

1. ritual coffee—sweet tooth espresso
2.batdorf and bronson-kenya top auction..

Jay DeRose ( 06/05/2011 at 2:12 pm )

This is my first time at gocoffeego. I think I would choose:

PTs – Finca Cerro Paldo
Nova Coffee – Aramo Gayo Sun Dried.

Russell Marriott ( 06/05/2011 at 3:04 pm )

I would have to go with Costa Rica Finca Cerro Paldo from PTs and the Ethiopia Yirgacheffe from Water Avenue to see how it compares to Intelligentsia’s

Ryan Jones ( 06/05/2011 at 3:20 pm )

This would be awesome and first order from gocoffeego!

1. Atomic Cafe – Rwanda Peaberry Coopac

2.Water Avenue Coffee- El Salvador Buena Vista Dir Trade

Thanks for contest

chrissy ( 06/05/2011 at 11:51 pm )

What a great contest! Hope I’m not too late to enter!

I would choose the Redline Espresso from Metropolis (heard amazing things!) and the decaf Los Idolos from Ritual Coffee Roasters.

By the way, I _love_ the idea behind GoCoffeeGo and will definitely be utilizing their services! Thanks to both GoCoffeeGo and DCILY! :)

Katie Tuccelli ( 06/06/2011 at 12:07 am )

hope im not too late!

1) PT’s Costa Rica Finca Cerra Paldo
2) Water Avenue’s Oak Barrel Aged Sumatra

Jennifer Ly ( 06/06/2011 at 1:33 am )

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