Bird Rock Coffee Roasters Wins Gold Medal in North American Coffee Roasters Competition

It has been an incredible year of growth for our company, and we are thrilled to bring in new direct trade partners that have been recognized in this competition

Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, an award-winning San Diego based coffee roaster, announced today that they received six medals in the North American Compak Golden Bean Coffee Roasters Competition for best coffee roasting practices. They won four bronze medals in the Franchise/Chain categories, and a silver and gold medal in the espresso category. The awards were given at the competition in Portland, Oregon last week, involving more than 150 judges and three days of blind tasting. This year’s competition had more than 800 entries, a 25% increase from the prior year, and awards were granted in 10 categories. Last year, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters won three awards for roasting excellence in this event.

“It has been an incredible year of growth for our company, and we are thrilled to bring in new direct trade partners that have been recognized in this competition,” said Jeff Taylor, co-owner of Bird Rock Coffee Roasters and PTs Coffee Roasting Co. “As we celebrate international coffee day, we want our customers to experience the taste, quality, and origin of these rare and exceptional coffees from different parts of the globe.”

The details of the awards are as follows:

  • Gold Award-Espresso. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, Ethiopia Gedeo
  • Silver Award-Espresso. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, Duncan Estate*, Wine Process
  • Bronze Award-Franchise/Chain: Filter. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, Finca Kilimanjaro*, Natural
  • Bronze Award-Franchise/Chain: Filter. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, Finca Kilimanjaro*, “Burundi Process”
  • Bronze Award-Franchise/Chain: Milk based. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, Monkey Bite #2
  • Bronze Award-Franchise/Chain: Espresso. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, Shore Break Espresso

*Direct Trade Coffees

PTs Coffee Roasters, which owns Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, also scored silver and bronze medals in the Golden Bean Competition. For National Coffee Day on Friday, September 29th and through International Coffee Day on October 1, 2017, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters will have several of these award-winners available for purchase. The coffees that are…

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