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Hot Breakfast is Coming to Ironclad

Posted by Ryan O'Rourke on January 15, 2019 in Uncategorized No Comments

Starting Tuesday, January 15th, we will be debuting hot, oven-fresh breakfast sandwiches at Ironclad Café. In tandem with Lark Baking Company (also the supplier of our delicious scones, pastries and cakes), we will be offering these breakfast beauties around the clock, seven days a week, while supplies last. Sandwich options include bacon, egg and cheddar

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Inside the Ironclad Café: An Origin Story

Posted by Ryan O'Rourke on January 2, 2019 in Uncategorized No Comments

It’s nearly been six months since we cut the ribbon at our flagship café, and the response we’ve received from our customers has been outstanding. We are humbled and grateful that Richmond coffee lovers, by and large, have so quickly made our café a destination in their search for the perfect cup. Our goal is

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New Releases: December Single Origins

Posted by Ryan O'Rourke on December 18, 2018 in Uncategorized No Comments

Greetings, friends! As many of you wrap up your holiday shopping, Ironclad Coffee is thrilled to debut three stellar single-origin offerings for your consideration. The first is a variation on a recent favorite: our tried-and-true Ethiopian Halo Bariti, a washed heirloom Yirgacheffe from the Gedeo Zone, which we’ve been offering as a single-origin espresso at

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Introducing: Ethiopia Hambela Alaka (Grade 1)

Posted by Ryan O'Rourke on January 4, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

We’re pleased to introduce you to one of the very first coffees available for purchase at the Ironclad Coffee WebStore. We love Ethiopian coffees for a myriad of reasons: High elevations that make for stellar complexity in the cup, striking flavors and acidity, and the history (Ethiopia is the place whence all coffee originated). This

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Introducing: Brazil Barra Grande Estate Natural

Posted by Ryan O'Rourke on January 2, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

As part of Ironclad Coffee Roasters’ inaugural offerings, we are pleased to present a naturally (dry) processed coffee from a farm in the Minas Gerais state of Brazil. Sildes Caixeta, owner of Sitio Barra Grande, is a third-generation coffee farmer from a region called “Alto Barreiro,” on the border of Poço Fundo and Machado in

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Building Ironclad

Posted by Ryan O'Rourke on April 24, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

This autumn, we will be privileged to open the doors to a new coffee roastery in the great city of Richmond, Virginia.  It’s exciting to be posting this first blog at IroncladCoffee.com some six months (or thereabouts) ahead of the roaster being fired up for the very first time. As you might imagine, a tremendous

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