Steady State Roasting Blog


December Coffee Subscription

December 11, 2017 Elliot Reinecke

December Coffee Subscription

We have some great coffee coming out to everyone this month!  All subscribers will get one of our favorite Ethiopians Hachira and all two bags subscribers will receive a mexican coffee Grapos as well.   Hachira is a great all around, complex coffee, which should please both your coffee snob cousin from San Fransisco as well as your akward uncle from Kansas.  Grapos is the go to for those cold mornings when you feel you want a little more cream in your coffee.  Both of these coffees are a great representation of their regions. First coffee for all subscribers, Hachira As I mentioned, this is...


November Coffee Subscription

November 16, 2017 Elliot Reinecke

November Coffee Subscription

Holy cow, is it really November already?!   First coffee for all subscribers, La Pastora La Pastora is a honey processed coffee from the Tarrazu region of Costa Rica.  We think this coffee is a great all arounder as it tastes pretty good with just about any brewing method, and also combines well with milk. Tasting notes - Rich chocolate, berry, prune, well roundedRegion - Costa Rica, TarrazuMill - Coope Tarrazu works with 250 mill workers in surrounding communities Cultivar - Caturra & CatuaiProcess - HoneyAltitude - 1200-1800 maslHarvest - Current Second coffee for two bag subscribers, Rungeto Co-Op The second coffee is from Kenya and the Rungeto cooperative, and is one of the best Kenyans...


October Coffee Subscription

October 04, 2017 Elliot Reinecke

We have some fun coffees for the kickoff of fall weather.   First coffee for all subscribers, San Pedro Necta San Pedro Necta, is a washed Guatemalan coffee from the Huehuetenango region.  This coffee is very characteristic of a coffee from the Huehuetenango region, and is a great all around performer from your Mr Coffee to delicate pourovers to espresso. Tasting notes - Rich, Caramel, PlumRegion - Guatemala, HuehuetenangoMill - San Pedro NectaCultivar - Caturra, Bourbon & CatimorProcess - Fully washed and dried on patios in the sunAltitude - 1400-1900 maslHarvest - Current Second coffee for two bag subscribers, Kivu The second coffee is Kivu, from the Kageyo washing station in Rwanda.  This...


September Coffee Subscription

September 13, 2017 Elliot Reinecke

Hello everyone! We are going to be forgoing the monthly emails and have all information about the coffees for the subscription here on the blog.  We encourage interaction in the comments about your own brewing method, techniques, and tasting notes with the different coffees we are sending out each month. First Coffee for all subscribers, Caficultores We have a new coffee entering the shop this month that we plan on keeping around for a while...a Colombia from the Huila region.  Our supplier/importer grew up in South America, and has had a great relationship with this Co-Op in Colombia.  The full name...


The Steady State of expansion

August 28, 2017 Elliot Reinecke

The Steady State of expansion

Yes, we are moving! But, its going to be a little while longer yet.  We signed a lease over four months ago now, at 2563 State St. (yes, we are still on State Street!) which is Paradise Pizza's old deli.   We got really busy at the beginning of summer and were slow to react on getting the ball rolling at the new space, and we are currently experiencing all the fun hiccups our local city and county throw at small business owners.     We are however working feverishly, and almost have all of our permits to start construction....