By Taylor Langstaff A few years ago, we blindly made our first visit to Guatemala. At the time we were working towards opening our shop in Ocean Beach. Our lives consisted of digging ditches, demolition, building and very little coffee. We didn’t know much about coffee. We were clueless really, but we were eager to
We source incredible coffees from around the world, then roast and hand package each bag fresh for you with love from Ocean Beach, California!
We are excited to parter with Wayfarer Bread for Wayfarer Weekends at the shop with a full spread of sweet and savory croissants and baked goods, a perfect pairing with our fresh roasted coffee and espresso drinks. Wayfarer Bread is a small neighborhood bakery in San Diego focused on selling naturally fermented breads hot and
Processing of our El Salvador coffee starts w the ripest cherries hand picked from the beautiful shade grown finca of our friend Mauricio in the mountains of Ataco. They are then de-pulped, milled, and barrel processed before being spread out on African beds in the warm El Salvador sun to dry. This process helps to
Follow us on the journey to meet our farmers in Guatemala and launch our first brick and mortar location in Ocean Beach!
Jet lagged and hungry, we wander through customs and into a new environment. None of us have been to Guatemala, and all we really know is that someone named “Jorge de Leon Jr.” is going to pick us up. Our knowledge of “Jorge” is that he had exported the coffee that we bought from Guatemala.
I sat down recently with Mr. Keet Veylupek of Moniker Coffee, a well known barista in the community of Point Loma, to chat about what coffee he is drinking currently. Keet is a student at Point Loma Nazarene University currently studying Graphic Design. Originally from Huntington Beach, CA he first got into coffee when he
OBbeans started over a year ago with a dream to do as much good as possible from farm to cup while helping people experience and enjoy high quality specialty coffee… and now we will have a home! We are so excited for our new shop and roastery opening up this fall on Newport Ave in the heart
OB Beans in Oaxaca from Ryan Shoemaker on Vimeo. Support these farmers by experiencing their high quality, certified organic coffee HERE.
One of the non-profits that we support is Young Life, which is an international youth mentoring organization that walks with students through some of the most challenging and formative times of their lives. Locally, YoungLife is making a big impact! From clubs for teen moms, and special needs kids, to a club at a local