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Just Bottled: Batch 05 of Firelit / Blue Bottle Coffee Liqueur

So fresh you can smell the coffee.
And the ink on the hand-stamped labels.

Every batch of Firelit Spirits coffee liqueur uses a different fresh roast and local roaster—usually. Batch 05, marks their third with Oakland‘s Blue Bottle Coffee but this time they chosen a Peaberry Yirgacheffe bean. It’s not the holy-grail, cat poo coffee bean, but it sounds deliciously close. Look for it on shelves immediately.

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Cat Poo Coffee Beer: Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel

Doesn’t coffee beans passed through the digestive system of a weasel-like cat and then brewed into beer sound delicious?

I consider it natural selection. Here’s why:  See the rest »


Drink: New Roast/Roaster for Firelit Coffee Liqueur Batch 03

The first two batches of Bay Area’s delicious Firelit Coffee Liqueur used a different roast of Blue Bottle Coffee beans for each. It’s part of what made them so distinct (and collectable).  But now they’re mixing things up even further.

Apparently, partnering with different local coffee roasters is all part of the Firelit plan …


Batch 03 uses a new artisan roaster out of San Rafael who NBC Today Show called “the best organic coffee”, See the rest »


Just Bottled: “Firelit” Blue Bottle Coffee Liqueur

Three years of tasting, tweaking, and perfecting. Now it’s bottled, corked, and about to fall into the hands of San Francisco’s finest mixologists …

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