SWING'S

COFFEE ROASTERS

Swing’s Coffee Roasters has been part of the Washington, DC coffee culture for over 100 years. Swing’s passionate customers have literally traveled the world with their beans in tow, sharing coffee with others, and relating tales of DC's original coffee roaster. That level of devotion has kept the roasters running all this time. In 2013, Swing’s opened a new roastery and coffee bar with the sole intent of delivering exceptional coffees and unique coffee experience to our following.  They hope to strengthen an existing bond and extend their reach to those who have yet to discover what Swing's is all about.

Swing's roast ethically-sourced coffees behind a glass wall of the Del Ray coffee bar – their transparency applies to both sourcing and roasting.  Always, they are eager to share their craft and coffee discoveries with those wanting to learn more about the art of coffee.

At Swing’s Coffee Roasters, they roast ethically-sourced coffees with artisan efforts developed over generations. They care about the journey coffee takes and the people it comes in contact with along the way, understanding that remarkable coffee is the end result of many.

It is imperative that their cafes remain an integral part of our community. Swing’s offers a friendly meeting place that customers can depend on for the highest quality of coffee products, and an environment that inspires and promotes coffee education for both customers and employees.

They continue to pursue and adhere to best practices in coffee, in order to deliver substantive and sustainable quality. Their commitment is to continually exceed expectations for their customers, employees and community.

Featured Roasts

COLD BREW BLEND

Swing’s Coffee has been making and perfecting their cold brew for years. This blend of coffees is perfect for Toddy, Japanese-style, or even an over-night prep in a Mason jar. Designed to enhance the best flavours for cold brew methods of brewing. The very exact medley of washed Indonesia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and natural Ethiopia creates a smooth and balanced cup with notes of cacao nibs, blackberry, and blueberry.

Region: Indonesia | Costa Rica | Guatemala | Ethiopia

Roast Type: Blend

Roast Level: Medium 

Process: Washed | Natural

Tasting Notes: Cacao Nibs | Blackberry | Blueberry

Starting Price: $14.00 USD/340g

ETHIOPIA WASHED ARICHA

Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Aricha is sourced from 700 small coffee producers organized around the Kebel Aricha coffee mill, located in the Gedeo Zone of the Yirgacheffe district. The Gedeo Zone is named after the Gedeo people who are indigenous to this area. Ripe cherries – typica and indigenous varietals – are delivered to the Kebel Aricha mills. Coffee is laid on raised beds for 12 to 15 days depending on the weather. The beans are transported in parchment to Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, to be milled and bagged prior to export.

Region: Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia

Roast Type: Single Origin

Roast Level: Light

Variety: Typica | Indigenous 

Process: Washed

Tasting Notes: Lemon | Lime | Caramel 

Starting Price: $15.00 USD/340g

GUATEMALA XELA

This coffee is sourced far and wide across the Quetzaltenango department in western Guatemala. We call it Xela (sheh-lah), which is the Kʼicheʼ – or Maya – word for this area. La Federación Comercializadora de Café Especial de Guatemala (FECCEG), is a second-level cooperative comprised of 12 small producer cooperatives in the Western Highlands of Guatemala. In total, FECCEG represents 1,943 small farmers, of whom 529 are women. Seventy percent of members depend on agricultural production for their livelihoods.

Region: Western Highlands, Guatemala 

Roast Type: Single Origin

Roast Level: Light - Medium

Variety: Typica | Catuai | Bourbon

Altitude: 1400 - 1850m

Process: Washed

Tasting Notes: Milk Chocolate | Light Citrus 

Starting Price: $14.00 USD/340g

Shipping: Domestic and International

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