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AeroPress Coffee

AeroPress Coffee
Inexpensive, fast, versatile, and great for traveling, the AeroPress brewer is one of our favorites.

The Basics

The AeroPress coffee maker is a single serving coffee brewer.
It brews a quality cup of coffee in as little as two minutes.
Aerobie’s small, light-weight design makes this brewer perfect for travelers and minimalists.

The Story

After years of designing sport toys, […]

August 26th, 2015|Aeropress, Coffee Education, Recipes|0 Comments

College Coffee Gear

If you have a small kitchen or your favorite college student is packing to move to a dorm or apartment, we have the perfect small kitchen and college coffee gear to make things easy.  Actually, we have a few ideas to help people brew quality coffee in dorm rooms or small kitchens (and we have the quality coffee, too).

College […]

August 17th, 2015|Coffee Education, Gifts|0 Comments

Coffee Processing Methods

Coffee Processing Methods
When you purchase specialty coffee at a café or grocery, the label often indicates the coffee processing method used to prepare the green coffee.  If you are curious about how coffee makes its way from a cherry on a tree to the green commodity that is shipped to coffee roasters around the world, below […]

August 12th, 2015|Coffee Education|0 Comments

Ladro Profiles

Ladro Profiles
Jack Kelly, Founder, Caffe Ladro/Ladro Roasting

“If you don’t know perfect coffee, you don’t know Jack.”

We thought it was high-time we share Ladro Profiles and introduce the people who make your coffee. Back in the days when Ladro was one Upper Queen Anne store, if you watched Jack Kelly work the bar, you would think […]

July 27th, 2015|Caffe Ladro|2 Comments

Best Ways to Store Coffee

Best Ways to Store Coffee
Coffee lovers learn quickly that buying freshly roasted whole beans makes for a better brew. They also know that grinding coffee beans just prior to brewing is a key to a quality cup. A question we hear often is, “How should I store coffee beans until I grind them?” Here we offer the best ways […]

June 30th, 2015|Caffe Ladro, Coffee Education|0 Comments

Learn Coffee Flavor Variables

Learn Coffee Flavor Variables
Caffe Ladro baristas learn coffee flavor variables before they ever learn how to pull espresso or brew coffee.  Our staff study how each element impacts the cups they make for customers. We use the below info-graphic in barista education at Caffe Ladro. We thought it would help coffee lovers, like you, consider how many aspects affect the coffee flavors you experience. […]

June 26th, 2015|Caffe Ladro, Coffee Education|0 Comments

Press for Caffe Ladro / Ladro Roasting

Press for Caffe Ladro and Ladro Roasting
We’ve received press and some nice recognition in 2015. We’re honored! We thought you might like to take a look.


Multichannel Merchant

Popular Seattle Roaster Caffe Ladro Ups its Ecommerce Game.


Seattle Eater
Where to Drink Coffee Right Now


Lonely Planet

24 Hours in Seattle


Foodable TV

Caffeinated in Seattle: The Five Coffee Houses Consumers Can’t Get Enough […]

June 22nd, 2015|Caffe Ladro|0 Comments

Cold Brew vs Iced Coffee

Cold Brew vs Iced Coffee
What is the difference?

Understanding the difference between cold brew vs iced coffee will guide your brewing choices. Retail espresso bars use a Toddy or a Filtron cold brew system, but you can make cold brew at home with a pitcher and a strainer or a French press. We hope you try making cold brew coffee at […]

Cold Brew Coffee Recipe

Cold Brew Coffee
With summer almost here, we wanted to share our favorite cold brew coffee recipe so you could make it at home.  If you’ve never tried cold brew coffee before, you will find it smooth.  The hardest part about making any cold brew coffee recipe is waiting for it to brew.  We really enjoy […]

June 5th, 2015|Coffee Education|4 Comments

Choose Your Coffee Grind

If you are a daily café visitor, you’ve likely noticed that the barista grind the coffee beans for your espresso right before he/she pulls your shots.  If you are at a café while the baristas are making drip or pour-over coffee, you’ve surely heard the grinder.  Grinding the beans just before brewing is a key to […]

May 29th, 2015|Caffe Ladro, Coffee Education|0 Comments