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Kenya Coffee Scores 95: The Chase for The Perfect Cup

Kenya Coffee Scores 95: The Chase for The Perfect Cup

This month our new Kenyan, Gathiruini coffee received a score of 95 points out of 100 from Coffee Review!  Since 1996, Coffee Review has been the w...

Costa Rica Coffee: Black Honey

Costa Rica Coffee: Black Honey

In March 2015, Vigilante Coffee traveled to Tarrazu, Costa Rica to directly source coffee from a farm named Hacienda Tobosi. The farm is located in...

Acai Bowls: Happiness for Breakfast

Acai Bowls: Happiness for Breakfast

From the Mainland to the Islands  When I was finishing up my sophomore year in college my parents told me they were moving to Hawaii. Since I'd bee...

Started From The Basement Now We Here

Started From The Basement Now We Here

A Huge Thank You for Two Great Years It is difficult to put into words the gratitude we feel here at Vigilante Coffee on a daily basis. When we fi...

AROMAS DE SIERRA MADRE #1 WINNING COFFEE IS AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY AT VIGILANTE COFFEE CO.

AROMAS DE SIERRA MADRE #1 WINNING COFFEE IS AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY AT VIGILANTE COFFEE CO.

It is with great pleasure that we announce the #1 rated coffee at the Aromas de Sierra Madre competition is now available, exclusively at Vigilant...

Teaching to Roast Coffee in Guatemala

Teaching to Roast Coffee in Guatemala

Click this link to watch the video:  Giving Back in Guatemala In February of 2016, I had the chance to work with a small cooperative in one of the...

Pura Vida: In Search of the Gesha

Vigilante Coffee Sourcing Trip to Costa Rica We believe that the ability to serve truly spectacular things comes only from a thorough understandin...

The Tin Lizzie Espresso

“Tin Lizzie Espresso” We named our new espresso the Tin Lizzie, after the Model T Ford automobile.  Our new roastery is located in the Arts Dist...

Sourcing Coffee in Puerto Rico

Sourcing Coffee in Puerto Rico by Christopher Vigilante On February 9th 2014, I took a trip to Puerto Rico. I've known this island my entire life, ...

The Art of Cupping Coffee

The Cupping process was developed to evaluate and compare different coffees on an even playing field. Because the differences between great coffees...

HAWAII TO DC: The Vigilante Coffee Story

WTOP Radio took a minute to sit down and hear the Vigilante story from Hawaii to Washington DC and beyond.  Hit the link to read the full ...

Vigilante Public Coffee Cupping

Join us on August 3rd at our coffee shop on 7th located at 1017 7th st NW for our second public cupping.  We will be evaluating 8 different co...