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The Absolute Best Coffee Roasters in Every State

If you want to get away from national and international coffee chains like Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts and try some truly independent coffee roasters instead, you've come to the right place.

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The Best Coffee Roasters in America

Get the very best beans in the business. Like everyone on this list, these guys take sourcing seriously, picking each single-lot coffee only after trying beans from roughly 500 other neighboring farms...

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Condé Nast Traveler

14 Best Coffee Shops in Portland, Oregon

They take coffee very seriously, not only because there are three Chemex pots up on the counter—but because Coava has produced its own metal filter (to take the place of paper filters)...

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Every Single Place Jerry Seinfeld Takes All Those Comedians for Coffee

Portlandia star Fred Armisen helps Seinfeld carefully select Honduran and Brazilian beans for their brews at this craft coffee shop. The delicious cup “is a reason to live here,” Seinfeld says.

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Essential San Diego Coffee Shops & Roasters

San Diego may have been a little late to catch up with the craft coffee boom that started in the ’90s but rest assured that it’s more than caught up. Over the past two years, the number of local roasters...

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San Diego CityBeat

Best of San Diego Roast Up

One of the premier coffee roasters in the U.S., Coava Coffee Roasters’ journey began in Matt Higgins’ garage in Portland, Oregon. Coava participates in farm-level sourcing, and partners with producers from all over the world...

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Portland Coffee Roaster Named Oregon SBA Person of the Year

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2018 Oregon Small Business Person of the Year is Matt Higgins, owner of Coava Coffee Roasters...

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Oregon Home

Cozy Corners

Order a signature pour-over and witness the best of the city’s coffee scene drip slowly into a ceramic mug — what’s frequently ranked among the best coffee in America...

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San Diego Field Tips

There’s an old saying: “Give a man a cup of coffee, and you satiate his caffeine craving for a few hours. Teach a man to roast, grind, and brew, and you quench his thirst for a lifetime.”...

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That Time When Jerry Seinfeld Went to Coava Coffee

The comedy kingpin brought his popular web TV show "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" to the coffee capital of the world (well, at least in our opinion). Seinfeld was there with "Portlandia" star Fred Armisen...

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portland business journal

Coava Named Oregon's Small Business of the Year

We're all about coffee at the Five Things compound. That's why we're cranked that a Portland coffee roaster is the U.S. Small Business of the Year...

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Bon Appétit

Camp Out With a Cappuccino

No longer roasting on Probats in a garage, Coava now inhabits an airy-industrial warehouse that serves the best cappuccino (and pared-down coffee drinks) in town...

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eater pdx

Coava Coffee Opens in Downtown Portland

One of Portland’s most famous coffee roasters, Coava Coffee started percolating this week at its fourth Portland location — its first on the West Side...

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eater san diego

Coava Coffee Unveils San Diego Brew Bar

Coava Coffee Roasters, one of the Pacific Northwest’s topflight coffee purveyors, is making a grand entry into downtown San Diego with a new outpost that opens today...

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Willamette Week

Winner of the Best of Portland Readers’ Poll 2017

"Coava" technically means green coffee, but here in Portland it means killer coffee roasted by a dude who repairs motorcycles on the side.

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Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Coava Opens Showy New Portland Roastery & Brew Bar

Intensely quality-focused Portland, Ore., roaster Coava Coffee has relocated its production headquarters into a new 13,000-square-foot facility...

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Portland Tribune

Coava Can Stand the Heat

Coava coffee company buys a building to beat the rising rents and plans a consumer experience. Coava's new HQ, the Public Brew Bar, ...

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The New York Times

In Portland, Ore., a D.I.Y Coffee Culture

The woman at the front of the line at Coava Coffee Roasters, a coffee bar and small-batch roaster that shares a warehouse in Portland…

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Paste Magazine

5 Coffees We Love From Coava Coffee

Portland’s Coava Coffee Roasters has gained a reputation as a local favorite around town, and even launched into the national scene when their coffee shop featured on Jerry Seinfeld’s endearing series...

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Portland's Micro Roasting Maestros

Seattle may have been the first city to stir up US coffee culture in the 1970s and ‘80s, but its Pacific Northwest neighbour, Portland, Oregon, is having a big say in its current and future direction...

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Barista Magazine

Catching up with Coava Coffee Roasters

I have such fond memories of that sunny, fun-filled week in Portland in 2012 when the Specialty Coffee Association of America hosted its…

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Dear Coffee I Love You

Year of the Coava

I want to start the new year by celebrating a coffee company that everyone should be watching in 2011—especially if you missed…

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Angels Cup

Roaster Spotlight: Coava Coffee

About The Roaster: Coava began in Matt Higgins’ garage in 2008. He was a barista and roaster who dreamed of roasting coffees that…

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Food Republic

The Best-Designed Coffee Bars, Roasters And Shops Across America

Yes, coffee is sometimes sipped solely for the caffeine rush it delivers. The soulless to-go cup purchased from a corner bodega…

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The 21 Best Coffee Roasters in the Country

We admit that this list is heavy on the Portland beans (sorry Seattle!), but the Rose City is blooming with so much great coffee it's hard not...

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Melting Butter

Good Coffee Find: Coava

Places like the Coava Coffee Brew Bar are why Portland is known for coffee shops. Everything you ever imagined about a coffee shop in...

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