The Story of Ironclad National Park
We transformed a neighborhood trash dump into Richmond's only "National Park" featuring native plant life.
Introducing Ironclad Deli Sandwiches!
We’ve got exciting news for you, folks: deli lunch sandwiches have arrived on the menu at Ironclad café. You may have noticed a change in layout at our shop in recent weeks – namely, we’ve installed a kitchenette in the back, and now have a dedicated team of line cooks on back-of house duty making […] The post Introducing Ironclad Deli Sandwiches! appeared first on Ironclad Coffee Roasters.
Notes from the Foundry
Seasons greetings, Ironclad family! The dust has settled since we moved to our new roasting facility in October, and we’re looking forward to keeping drums turning and fires burning in fulfilling retail coffee orders for our café customers and wholesale clients. In addition to a state-of-the-art roastery and warehouse area (pictured above), our new headquarters […] The post Notes from the Foundry appeared first on Ironclad Coffee Roasters.
Specialty Instant Coffee: This Changes Everything
All coffee enthusiasts have been there: You are on a plane, in a hotel room, in the wilderness, or at a relative’s house with no access to top-flight specialty coffee. You find yourself considering drastic measures like driving silly distances to satisfy the mounting desire for a proper cup of coffee. You may have even […] The post Specialty Instant Coffee: This Changes Everything appeared first on Ironclad Coffee Roasters.
Richmond Symphony Orchestra: ‘Rhapsody in Brew’
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, […] The post Richmond Symphony Orchestra: ‘Rhapsody in Brew’ appeared first on Ironclad Coffee Roasters.
Rolling Out the Very Best of Guatemala
On August 26th of this year, we will release a very special package of items hailing from the beautiful country of Guatemala. We have secured just 20 pounds (green) of a remarkable Guatemalan Gesha (or “Geisha,” if you prefer) varietal from a farm in the Acatenango area. The farm sits in the shadow of the […] The post Rolling Out the Very Best of Guatemala appeared first on Ironclad Coffee Roasters.
Introducing Bare-Knuckle Espresso
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. […] The post Introducing Bare-Knuckle Espresso appeared first on Ironclad Coffee Roasters.
What Do You Say? Has Coffee Gotten Too Fancy?
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 […] The post What Do You Say? Has Coffee Gotten Too Fancy? appeared first on Ironclad Coffee Roasters.
Making a Difference in Richmond, Together
We don’t keep it a secret — we love our city. We love our state for that matter; and yes, we love our country! We consider ourselves debtors to the nation, the state, and the city in which we live, work, and play. Richmond is a magnificent place, and it is our humble desire to […] The post Making a Difference in Richmond, Together appeared first on Ironclad Coffee Roasters.
The Boathouse, Casa del Barco Now Have an Ironclad Coffee Program
We’re pleased to announce that two popular Richmond-based restaurants are now serving exclusively Ironclad coffee. The Mexican themed Casa del Barco and all three locations of The Boathouse have made the switch as part of their commitment to using local products. A fourth location of The Boathouse will be coming online later this year in […] The post The Boathouse, Casa del Barco Now Have an Ironclad Coffee Program appeared first on Ironclad Coffee Roasters.
Ironclad Welcomes Mike Jarrett to Staff
Allow us to introduce to you the newest member of the staff of Ironclad Coffee Roasters — Mr. Mike Jarrett. Mike is a tremendously talented fellow who exudes a passion for coffee, and a genuine enthusiasm for life in general. Mike is a true “jack of all trades” when it comes to this business, so […] The post Ironclad Welcomes Mike Jarrett to Staff appeared first on Ironclad Coffee Roasters.