Black Acres Roastery

May 2022 Featured Espresso Subscription Roaster

Black Acres Roastery is an artisan coffee roaster located in the Station North district of Baltimore. Every roast, we strive to bring out the best qualities in unique coffees from around the world. We ethically source beans and curate roasting profiles that provide each cup of coffee a story. 

Our relationships from producers to customers make us who we are. We believe that making time to engage with one another in meaningful ways is crucial for building relationships and growing communities. We aim to provide an opportunity for all to have access to great tasting coffee.

We have 2 locations in Baltimore City. Open Works and R. House along with a 3rd location coming in the Fall of 2022 at Lexington Market.

Golden Acres Espresso Blend

Coffee Name: Golden Acres

Origin: Mexico + Organic Timor

Producer:  Huatosco Altura + Cooperativa Cafe Timor

Process: Fully Washed

Tasting Notes: Dark Chocolate, Caramel, Apricot

Golden Acres Brewing Recipe

In: 22g

Out: 35g

Time: 30-33s

Temperature: 202F

Pressure: 9 bar

Pre-infusion: none

Other Notes You’d like to Include: 

Our first espresso blend! We wanted to give coffee lovers a traditional flavor profile with dark and rich notes. The Golden Acres is velvety and sweet with a hint of acidity to round it out.  The name comes from visualizing pulling a great shot of espresso and seeing the golden color fill a cup.

Ethiopia Sidamo Guji Grade 3

Coffee Name: Ethiopia Sidmao Guji Grade 3

Origin: Guji AdoShakiso, Ethiopia 

Producer: Shakiso

Elevation: 1800-2100masl

Variety- Heirloom 

Processing Method: Natural

Dry Time:  21 days

Harvest Month:  October- January 

Farmers Contributed: 300 farmers

Tasting Notes: Dark Chocolate, Strawberry, Raspberry

Ethiopia Sidamo Guji Grade 3 Brewing Recipe

In: 19g

Out: 36g

Time: 32s

Temperature: 202F

Pressure: 9 bar

Pre-infusion: none

Other Notes You’d like to Include: Having such a complex profile this coffee from Ethiopia could handle a little extra heat all while still presenting with a fruity cup that doesn’t drown in acidity.