Coffee For Dad- Special Offer
Father's Day is right around the corner. Don't worry, we've got you covered!
Help Us Help Them: $1 from every bag purchased this week goes to local mask manufacturers.
When we heard that our friends at EQPD, a small business located in our town of Twisp, are raising funds to turn their re-usable bag making factory into a mask producing facility, we knew we wanted to help in whatever way we could. EQPD is currently sitting unused - closed because of the COVID-19 crisis. We want to...
Roaster's Choice: Great Valley Ethiopia Duromina
This washed heirloom coffee is cultivated with care in the birthplace of humanity- it’s the coffee people first fell in love with. Grown high in the mountains above the Great Rift Valley in Ethiopia, this coffee is cultivated from indigenous trees in harmony with Rain Forest Alliance principles of conserving forest,...
Staying Agile Helps Us Stay in Business in the Time of Covid-19
As a small coffee roaster located in the remote, rural region of North Central Washington state, the Covid-19 pandemic has been an unexpected blow that challenges us to operate with utmost efficiency and apply our best problem solving skills.
Roaster's Choice: Cosmic Blast- exciting and classic, just like the North Cascades Heli run that it's named after.
Cosmic Blast: Mountain Grown Colombian AA coffee. Designed to fuel your snow adventures. (Photo: North Cascade Heli ) We choose to roast coffee in the Methow Valley because of its unique wildness and beauty. Blue Star Coffee is nestled at the base of the North Cascades, also known as the Alps of North A...
Roaster's Choice: Celebration Blend. Crafted to Complement the Holiday Season
Proudly presenting Celebration Blend. A bold and elegant blend that features hints of citrus and spice, a creamy body and sweet clean finish. Made for sharing! Each year Celebration Blend is eagerly anticipated by Blue Star coffee lovers near and far. This holiday offering is crafted from rare and special coffees...
Roaster’s Choice: Yirgacheffe Natural Halo Bariti
Our current Roaster’s Choice, Yigacheffe Natural Halo Bariti, comes from the wild highlands of Ethiopia. We are proud to feature this beautiful coffee that was grown and processed in the ‘cradle of mankind’.
Roaster’s Choice: El Corazon de Mexico- A Naturally Processed Coffee
This beautiful and rare coffee is from the Nayarit region of Mexico. One of the reasons that its flavor profile is so unique is that it is naturally processed. Natural processing of coffee originated in Ethiopia and is well suited to arid climates. It is a process that involves laying the coffee cherries out to dr...
The Art of Blending Coffee
We blend to bring together coffees with distinct flavor qualities, to make the resulting blend better than the sum of its parts.
Welcome to Our New Website!
Blue Star is all about keeping it fresh and we decided it was time to update a few things online.
Guiding Principles For Brewing At Home Like A Pro
Know your brewer and how many ounces of coffee you are making to determine your recipe. Electric Drip brewers can be especially deceiving since every brand defines a “serving” as being a different size - hence the confusion. If you don’t know how many ounces your brewer makes, break out the measuring cup and check it out!
Coffee - It's All About Connection
For hundreds of years, people have used coffee as a ritual to bring folks together to invigorate the mind and share ideas. In the 15th century, coffee houses in the East were commonly referred to as, “The Schools of the Wise”.