¡Embárcate en un viaje lleno de sabor con Café Britt Chronicles! Descubra los secretos del café y el chocolate, explore las tradiciones costarricenses y sumérjase en deliciosas recetas y consejos para preparar cerveza. Ya sea un amante del café, un entusiasta del chocolate o un viajero de corazón, encuentre aquí su inspiración.

VIRTUAL FARM TOUR

VIRTUAL FARM TOUR

A coffee farm is much more than just a bunch of plants, it also contains all of the machines and processes needed to harvest those beans and deliver them to your door. Let’s start our...
THE BASICS OF COFFEE CUPPING

LOS FUNDAMENTOS DE LA CATA DE CAFÉ

Una de las mejores partes del café es la infinita variedad de sabores y aromas que puede adquirir una mezcla particular según la región de donde proviene. Por ejemplo, nuestro café Tarrazu tiene un rico...
STAY AT HOME COFFEE GUIDE

STAY AT HOME COFFEE GUIDE

Whether you're missing going to your favorite coffee shop or reveling in newfound coffee time, we could all use a few pointers to help keep our at-home coffee routines fresh. The Café Britt team has...
ROASTING MYTHS YOU SHOULD STOP BELIEVING

ROASTING MYTHS YOU SHOULD STOP BELIEVING

MYTH 1: THE DARKER THE ROAST THE HIGHER THE CAFFEINE You’ve probably heard that in order to get the best caffeine bang for your buck, you need to drink bold, dark brews, but this is...
OUR LIGHT ROAST

NUESTRO ASADO LIGERO

Nuestro Light Roast es una de nuestras mezclas más populares, pero no mucha gente sabe qué la hace tan especial. ¿Tiene menos cafeína que los tuestes oscuros o más? ¿Por qué se le llama “Luz”...
OUR 2 FAVORITE BREWING METHODS

OUR 2 FAVORITE BREWING METHODS

At Britt we rely on two brewing methods to prepare our gourmet coffee. Here’s a guide to understanding these methods and how we use them: THE CHORREADOR The chorreador has been used for two hundred...
FRESH-ROASTED FLAVOR DEPENDS ON MORE THAN THE ROAST

FRESH-ROASTED FLAVOR DEPENDS ON MORE THAN THE ROAST

Unroasted coffee beans are each encased in a layer of “parchment” – a loose-fitting translucent skin. The parchment layer is kind of like “nature’s Tupperware.” It keeps the unroasted coffee beans fresh for about six...
HOW TO FAKE A CAPPUCCINO

HOW TO FAKE A CAPPUCCINO

We’ve all experienced that lethal combination of desperate cappuccino craving and stubborn laziness. We want a cappuccino. But we don’t want to go out. And unless you were smart enough to marry a barista the...
HOW TO STORE COFFEE

HOW TO STORE COFFEE

We've all heard rumors about the best way to store coffee. Should I freeze it, keep it in the fridge, or none of the above? Here are some tips from the experts. HOW CAFÉ BRITT COFFEE...
HOW TO USE A FRENCH PRESS

HOW TO USE A FRENCH PRESS

Ask any true coffee connoisseur about their preferred brewing method, and they are sure to mention the French Press.Known for delivering complex, rich coffee with little effort or skill needed, the French Press remains one of...
HOW DO WE BUY CAFÉ BRITT COFFEE?

HOW DO WE BUY CAFÉ BRITT COFFEE?

At Café Britt, we are committed to only offering the finest gourmet arabica coffee, produced by farmers dedicated to environmental protection. Our sourcing team purchases coffee from both cooperatives and estates. COOPERATIVES Groups of small...
HOW DO WE KEEP OUR COFFEE SO FRESH?

HOW DO WE KEEP OUR COFFEE SO FRESH?

All of the elements humans need to survive—oxygen, moisture, light—are things that ruin freshly roasted coffee. Our job as roasters, baristas, and coffee lovers is to keep the beans in a safe and comfortable environment until...

VIAJE AL ORIGEN


Volvamos al lugar donde comienza cada historia del café, cuando esos granos de café todavía estaban encerrados en cerezas de café. ¿Quién los eligió? ¿Y donde? Todas tus preguntas serán respondidas aquí.

Coffee 101


As coffee lovers ourselves, we know that it sometimes feels like we’ll never know everything we want to know about our favorite drink. Coffee is a world of its own, and even we are sometimes stumped. Unlike most of our visitors, though, we have direct access to some of the greatest minds in the coffee business, all of whom are kind enough to help us out with our doubts.

Chocolate 101


We work with two of the world’s most passion-inducing products: coffee and chocolate. Both can be simple pleasures or the start of a lifelong obsession. Britt chocolate experts fall firmly in the latter category! Dark chocolate, white chocolate, milk chocolate, hot cocoa—we experiment with it all

Coffee Recipes


Try using coffee in ways you never thought of or become your own barista and make delicious espresso drinks from home. Learn everything you need to know right here.

Coffee Corners


To celebrate the culture we hold so dearly, we’re starting a blog series highlighting some of Costa Rica’s most famous coffee shops.

Escape to Costa Rica


Many of the people who love our coffee discovered it in our home, Costa Rica. Whether you relaxed on the beaches of Guanacaste, checked out the wildlife in Manuel Antonio, or enjoyed great food in the capital of Costa Rica, San José, we hope that you had the chance to do so with a cup of Café Britt.