Alterra Coffee! Grounds of Being is proud to carry the excellent brews of this Milwaukee roaster. Alterra roasts our coffee to order and ships to us within one day, meaning we carry some of the freshest coffee your money can buy. Alterra is also committed to environmental and economic responsibility. Its Humboldt Boulevard roasting facility, located in Milwaukee's River West neighborhood, is entirely powered by wind energy! Moreover, Alterra is conscientious of its coffee partnerships throughout the world, paying well above fair trade prices for the majority of their beans. Roasters like Alterra set the standard for responsible, high-quality coffee roasting in the midwest and nationwide. To learn more, visit http://www.alterracoffee.com
Our current coffee offerings (descriptions from Alterra):
Espresso Toro: "
From selecting the coffees to tailoring the roast,
everything about Alterra's Espresso Toro was designed with espresso
preparation in mind." Heavy body, medium acidity, medium roast.
Costa Rica Campeon Del Valle: "
To create the Alterra
exclusive Campeón del Valle (Champion of the Valley), we dug even
deep into the Dota Valley in Costa Rica and selected a handful of
individual deliveries, or micro-lots, from the farmers who produced
the highest quality beans." Medium body, high acidity, light roast.
"Combining regular and dark-roasted Sumatra
Gayoland - Organic/Fair Trade results in a coffee that’s almost as
well-behaved as Mina, our Australian Blue Heeler mascot." Heavy
body, low acidity, medium roast.
Delta Mud: "
As the name suggests, this blend of Papua New
Guinea Kimel Plantation and a very dark-roasted Brazil Traditional
yields an extremely rich, deep cup of coffee." Medium body, low to
medium acidity, dark roast.
Decaf French Roast: "
This dark roasted blend of coffees is for
those of you who want the smoky flavor and aroma of French Roast
without the caffeine." Medium body, low acidity, dark roast.