The different methods of processing
The coffee bean is the seed of a coffee cherry. Think of it like a normal cherry with a pit. Two “beans” grow inside of the coffee cherry. In order to access the bean in the way that it is roasted and served, the coffee cherry must go through a process of stripping off fruit.Read More →
Bite features Cartel in editorial piece "The New Grind"
We began as a small coffee shop and roastery on the corner of Ash Ave. in Tempe, AZ. Over these past seven years, we've grown to six stores statewide – four in Phoenix, two in Tucson. During that time, we've also witnessed the speciality coffee scene in Arizona grow and cultivate with us.Read More →
Brewing at home – what brewing method should I use?
There are countless ways to brew the coffee you love at home. Each brewing method will bring out different qualities and nuances of a respective bean. We've listed a few of the methods that we use here at Cartel, along with specific recipes below.Read More →
Great coffee for your friends and family: introducing Cartel gift cards
This month, we're excited to introduce all-new and improved gift cards to our customers. These things are swipe-able, trackable, refillable, and most importantly – gift-able. They're the size and thickness of any other card you currently carry in your wallet and boast a beautiful new design on the front.Read More →