The craft of coffee making is a step above the rest at Joe Bean Coffee Roasters. One should not rush this morning ritual for the caffeine in this slow pour cup o' Joe will get you going without a doubt. As the first artisan coffee house in Rochester, they started a trend that
caught on quickly.
Our Rochester Elites had the chance to sample what they do best at
Nexus Night Preview, in anticipation of its latest fall event series, Nexus
Nights: Thursday evenings of beverage and food exploration.
Joe Bean showcased their sustainable fare with coffee, food, beer, and wine stations, which featured a few of their "Good Food Award"
partners and artisan-brewing samples like “the Deviant Dale IPA on draft;" Arvid
Y’s “favorite drink of the night.”
Owner, Kathy Turiano, spent some quality time with the
Elites, which was “the highlight of the night” for James
B, who got a deeper look into “their vision for the cafe and the
projects they are working on. What a great asset to have in the city of
Rochester, someone with a huge spark of creativity willing to make an
investment in our city.” Another win, according to Jonathan
S, was the “tour of the roasting process and a brief history of how they
get the beans from farm to Joe Bean's cups.”
A few of the brewing samples were the Syphon of Sumatra, Aceh from the Permata Gayo Cooperative and
the Chemex of Ethiopia, Sidama from the Oromia Cooperative. Brenden
N “came to the realization that coffee brewing and drinking is a type of
ritual. Watching the two different brewing techniques felt like he was back in
Thanks again to Kathy, Ben, and the Joe Bean staff for
opening their doors to the Yelp Elites, and to our lovely photog, Lauren McLaughlin.
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Cheers and See You On Yelp!