It’s the perfect start to your morning – a cup of coffee – and now you can start your day with that cup of joe and a tour.
Amavida Coffee Roasters is now offering opportunities for the public to enjoy a roaster tour in Santa Rosa Beach.
“We want to do them once a month to give people the opportunity to see our process and taste our coffee right from the roaster,” said Martin Trejo, director of coffee for Amavida.
The Amavida Coffee Roasters tour gives customers a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into producing organic, fair trade coffee in Santa Rosa Beach.
“We source coffee from 12 to 15 countries and personally go through and taste samples,” Trejo said. “We are also (Benefit Corporation) certified, which means we are committed to the healthy progression of community both here and where our coffee is sourced.”
The roaster tour allows participants to view Amavida Coffee’s journey from unroasted bean to the cup. Groups of up to 10 people can book a free tour one Thursday of every month.
Coffee aficionados will be happy to hear that the hour-and-a-half-long tour ends with a coffee tasting. Samples are prepared by Trejo using a precise measurement and pour-over method.
“I try to give a sampling of our different varieties from different regions,” Trejo said.