a call for help
Honduras Hurricane Relief
The homes of coffee-growing families of the Santa Barbara mountain region have been devastated by Hurricane Eta. Severe landslides have destroyed homes and displaced families in a community already..
A letter from our leadership team
We are committed to sourcing, roasting, and providing coffee to our customers in the safest way possible. We want to share the actions we’ve taken to keep our customers and team members safe:
Sustainable & Delicious
House Made Oat Milk
Our oat milk is made fresh using higher quality, healthier ingredients such as gluten free oats, safflower oil versus canola oil, and sunflower lecithin instead of soy. Because we make it fresh...
How to Make Espresso
Want to learn how to make great espresso? Here's a quick guide to help you dial in espresso from our lead educator. Our cafes use this exact approach when making espresso:
Dose: 18.5 - 19.5 grams
Portland & San Diego Cuppings
Free Public Cuppings
Coava offers free public coffee cuppings teaching folks of all skill levels how to master the art of cupping coffee. You'll get 10% off coffee, brew gear, & merchandise on the day of the cupping.
Dry Milling at Coava
Density grading (sometimes called dry milling), simply put, is the process of separating the heaviest beans from the lighter beans. The more dense the coffee bean, the higher the quality...
Coava's Portland roastery, public brew bar, & HQ
Coava's Roastery & Headquarters
Our beginnings in Matthew Higgins’ garage share a similarity, indeed, multiple similarities, with our newest beginning...
swiss water process
Many folks are sensitive to caffeine but still love the ritual, taste, and smell of coffee. Our single origin decaf is absolutely delicious and created without the use of chemicals and solvents.
Coava's focus on single origin coffee
Single Origin Coffee
Coava sources coffees from exceptional coffee producers who work hard to grow and harvest the very best specialty grade single origin coffee.