Espresso Strata

"Dark chocolate, fresh-cut cedar, peach-like fruit, orange zest in aroma and small cup. Full, syrupy mouthfeel. Chocolate carries into a resonant though drying finish. Retains its rather massive mouthfeel and cedary chocolate in three parts milk, though shows best in taller milk."

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Organic/Fair Trade Sumatra Takengon

Organic/Fair Trade Sumatra Takengon Grade 1 is an outstanding coffee from the northern Aceh region. It's deliciously hazelnutty with a clean, very sweet black tea finish. Rich body. Remeniscent of Thai iced tea! Some stone fruit flavors. Medium+.

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Red Rock Roasters is a family-owned specialty coffee roaster based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Our job is to conscientiously source the best green coffees in the world and roast them with the care and professionalism they deserve, so that we can share what is so remarkable about great coffee with our local community—that’s you. Come on in and have a look at our store and our blog!

Our Coffee

coffee beansRed Rock Roasters is located 5,163 feet above sea level. At high altitudes such as these, coffee can be roasted slower and at lower temperatures than at sea level. This results in excellent development in the bean without scorching or baking. We hot-air roast our meticulously selected specialty coffees daily. From fascinating single origin coffees to original blends, we’ve got coffee to suit all tastes.

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teaOur fine tea selection covers the range from black and green teas to herbal and fruit infusions (tisanes) in either tea bags or in loose leaf form.

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From the Blog

October 7, 2015

Fair Trade Month: Sumatra Special!

Fair Trade/Organic Sumatra Takengon was given 93 points by Coffee Review! Rich body and incredible sweetness, with notes of black tea and hazelnut. Take 10% off a bag for the month of October in honor of Fair Trade Month! Coupon code: FAIRTRADESUMATRA

These dished used to be caked in coffee oils, and these employees used to be surly and unkempt. Thanks, Red Rock! September 18, 2015

In Which Red Rock Talks Dirty

    Benjamin brought these filthy portafilters back from an anonymous customer. We all oohed and ahhed over how disgusting they were, and then we mixed an ounce packet of Urnex Original Brewer Cleaner (NSF Certified and Organic compliant!) with about a quart of hot water and let them soak for an hour and a… continue reading »

Some of the logos you might see on the shelf. August 19, 2015

What We Talk About When We Talk About Sustainability, Part One

If you’re buying specialty coffee in America in 2015, and definitely if you’re reading this blog, you’re having sustainable coffee marketed to you extensively. Sustainable coffee is a multi-billion-dollar segment of the coffee market, and more roasters pop up every year selling coffee with a veneer of environmental and/or social ethicism. This is Part One… continue reading »

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