12 Days of Coffee: Ladro Roasting - Fireside Blend
Well the weather outside is frightful, but Ladro Roasting's Fireside blend is DELIGHTFUL! Move aside yule log - coffee is here to warm us this holiday season. You know the feeling of being wrapped in a warm blanket by a raging fire, picture that brewed in a drip pot our dialed in on espresso and you've got FIRESIDE. We're excited to spend twelve days of the month highlighting delicious coffees coming from roasters near and far, all of which are available in the holiday blends section of our website! Reach for a mug and pour yourself a little holiday cheer with your coffee!
A little background on the blend from the Ladro team...
Our Fireside Blend is a dark roast, so you can enjoy it at breakfast, after dinner, and with dessert. Our tasting notes include: molasses, allspice and roasted chestnut.
Fireside Blend pairs incredibly with our Espresso Chocolate Chip Cake, recipe here: https://caffeladro.com/espresso-chip-cake/
"Holiday Light"-ning Q+A Round answered by their crew...
What is the best Christmas gift you have ever received? Who didn’t love a book of Lifesavers? The gift of downhill skis was pretty incredible!
What is the weirdest gift you have ever received? Hungry, Hungry Hippos—not a typical gift for a 28-year-old
What is your favorite Christmas movie? Toss-up between A Christmas Story and It’s a Wonderful Life
What are your favorite winter activities? Sledding, skiing and eating cookies.
What are you most excited for this season? Always grateful to spend time with friends and family.
White lights or colored? White
Gift-wrap or gift bags? Gift-wrap—half of the fun is preparing packages
Ladro Roasting's big plans for 2018...
We’re excited about our new coffee bag packaging and design. We know our customers will appreciate the easy-open and re-sealable bags.
Ladro’s Good Food Awards Finalist coffee, Ethiopia Hambela Kirite Organic will be available early 2018. We’re humbled and proud to be a finalist and in such incredible coffee roasting company.
We’re planning an origin trip to Africa. Trips to coffee origin are always exciting and this one will be no exception. Our CEO and head coffee buyer, Jack Kelly, always shares his journal and photos from his trip in as close to real-time as possible. Our customers enjoy a virtual trip with him, learning about new coffees that will arrive for roasting.