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Feliz Cinco De Mayo!

choc marg bbrMexican Chocolate Margaritas

To rim the glasses:

Chocolate syrup

Finely chopped Mexican or bittersweet chocolate
Margarita:

1 Cup (8 ounces) tequila

1 Cup (8 ounces) Brooklyn Bean Mexican Hot Chocolate

1/3 Cup heavy cream

1/3 Cup orange liqueur

1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 Teaspoon almond extract

1 Cup ice
Brew Brooklyn Bean Mexican hot chocolate single serve cup on an 8 oz setting. Fill blender with all ingredients and blend until smooth. Serves 3

Brooklyn Bean Oh Fudge! Single Serve Cup Review

ohfudgeBrewing these Single Cups resulted in strong lingering aromas of sweet chocolate & cocoa which reminded us, oddly enough, of Cocoa Puffs cereal. No idea why that’s the first thing which came to mind, but that’s all we could think of. You definitely get cocoa aromas blended with some sweet milk chocolate notes throughout. If anything, the aroma was spot-on and it lingered around the room for a long time afterwards. So far, this one wins the aroma award as the strongest scent in BBR’s line-up & it was so enjoyable we couldn’t wait to dig in and see what awaited us in the final cup.

Flavor was thankfully just as rich as the aroma. Things kick off with a generous punch of cocoa and dark chocolate flavors which morph mid-way to reveal some of the underlying smoky notes from the coffee itself and then finish off with sweet milk chocolate notes in the end. There’s definitely no doubt whatsoever that you’re drinking a chocolate flavored coffee and for a Single Cup, we have to admit we were rather impressed with the results. Strong aromas of sweet chocolate & cocoa quickly fill the room and seem to linger around forever. BBR might as well start marketing these Single Cups as aromatherapy diffusers.

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Speak Out: Put the Kabosh on the Keurig Monopoly

 

Whether you’re just seeing it now or have bMonopolysmeen brewing over it since the announcement months ago, Keurig’s choice to create a Keurig 2.0 machine that only takes exclusive, “approved” k-cups probably has you wondering: What happens now for Brooklyn Bean Roastery and other independent single-serve coffee pod producers?

 The truth is, not much.

Brooklyn Valentine

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Need some last minute help this valentines day? We’ve got you covered! Give the gift of Brooklyn Bean Coffee! Here are our recommendations: Continue reading »

Hurricane Sandy’s effects on coffee crops

hurricane sandy mapIn Brooklyn, we have felt the effects of Hurricane Sandy first hand and our hearts go out to all who have been touched by this devastating storm. Not only did it wreak havoc in the northeast but it has also effected some of the worlds biggest coffee producing countries. Continue reading »

Beans, Beans, They’re good for your heart….

New studies show the  health benefits of coffee. Now you have another reason to have that extra cup(as if you needed one!)More and more medical studies are showing that there are other benefits to your morning cup besides for a quick pick me up and the great taste. Continue reading »

We are coming out of the woodwork to announce ourselves. Spotlight PLEASE!

When you want that essential, cherished, always-needed cup of coffee, just sit back and relax; us three guys at Brooklyn Bean Roastery have your back.

See below for our OFFICIAL announcement to the press (usually we are not so uptight when we talk, but we are trying to make a good first impression… you know how it goes).

~Us Three Guys

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