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Tag: Tacoma coffee shops

Aug.
26th

Beer? And coffee? Together? You bet. Hop Coffee opens in Tacoma

Pictured here, a porter mocha from Hop Coffee at the Harmon Taproom. I'd drink it again. I liked the richness of the porter beer with the chocolate sauce - in coffee made from beans roasted at Bluebeard Roasters.
Pictured here, a porter mocha from Hop Coffee at the Harmon Taproom. I’d drink it again. I liked the richness of the porter beer with the chocolate sauce – in coffee made from beans roasted at Bluebeard Roasters.

French press, cold-brewed, DIY bean roasting and even coffee beans pooped out of an elephant and priced $500 a pound.

Yes, we’ve now seen every coffee trend possible.

Or have we?

Hello, new Northwest trend. Now we’ve got coffee – flavored with beer.

Harmon beer is the curious ingredient in a line of sweetened coffee syrups developed by Melina Eshinski, pastry chef for Harmon Brewing Co. Read more »

Sep.
29th

National coffee day: Three Tacoma coffee houses/roasters to try


Leaf decorations in a latte don't cost extra at Metronome. I like the coffee geekery at the Sixth Avenue coffee house.

Today is national coffee day. You may be one of the masses enjoying your free cup of 7-11 joe, but here are three Tacoma roasters/coffee houses who deserve your patronage: Bluebeard Coffee, Metronome and Valhalla — all coffee houses in the neighborhood I like to call Jittery Lane. Click “more” to read about my three favorite coffee houses on Sixth Avenue. Read more »