Author: Ryan O'Rourke

Richmond Symphony Orchestra: ‘Rhapsody in Brew’

Posted by Ryan O'Rourke on October 30, 2017 in Community News No Comments

The captivating sounds of our city’s magnificent symphony were first heard in October of 1957.  60 years later, the talented musicians who make up the Richmond Symphony Orchestra are still gracing the majestic theaters of Virginia’s capital city. We are pleased to announce our new partnership with the RSO in celebration of their 60th anniversary,

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Introducing Bare-Knuckle Espresso

Posted by Ryan O'Rourke on August 3, 2017 in Coffee Offerings News No Comments

We are pleased to introduce you to a new offering in our lineup — the result of more than six months of research and development (and hundreds of test shots pulled).  We’ve dubbed it Bare-Knuckle Espresso, and it presents some rather unique characteristics.  It’s a show-stopping espresso with notes of blueberry muffin, marzipan, and cocoa. 

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What Do You Say? Has Coffee Gotten Too Fancy?

Posted by Ryan O'Rourke on May 15, 2017 in Coffee Culture News 2 Comments

At Ironclad Coffee Roasters, we were interested to read about the buzz over the $1 coffee being served at Locol, a Los-Angles-based fast-food chain.  The head of Locol’s coffee operation is Tony Konecny (also known as “Tonx”) formerly of Victrola and Intelligentsia.  He is a veteran of the specialty coffee world and still subscribes to

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RVA Eats, Sips in Support of Local Schools

Posted by Ryan O'Rourke on August 29, 2016 in Community Events No Comments

What better way could there possibly be to support our local Richmond City schools, teachers, and students than by sipping on fresh and locally roasted coffee alongside some of our city’s most delicious sweet treats?  That’s exactly what a large number of Richmonders did this past Thursday morning when they came out to the Ironclad

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Richmond Lavishes Love Upon Homeless Pets

Posted by Ryan O'Rourke on July 30, 2016 in Community Events No Comments

This past Thursday, we hosted our inaugural edition of “LoveRVA Mornings.”  If you haven’t heard about these, you can click here to learn all the details.  In short, though, these are once-per-month events wherein we sell cups of our freshly roasted coffee and the dangerously delicious treats from C&C Cinnamon Rolls with 100% of the

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