Monthly Archives: June 2014

















Thank you everyone who participated in our Online Scavenger Hunt! We’ve got a 10 winners, who we’ll post soon.

Below are the answers to the questions. Any submissions after 11:45AM will not be accepted for prizes.

  1. With what coffee did Temple win’s #1 Coffee of 2013 and what did it score? Ethiopia ECX, 96pts
  2. What is Temple’s standard coffee to water ratio? 2g coffee to every 1oz water
  3. What are Temple’s three pillars of sustainability? Fiscal, Social, Environmental
  4. In what video does Darth Vader make an appearance? How to Brew Pour Over Coffee
  5. How many of our farmers produce Geisha? 7
  6. What is Keller’s favorite Slurpee combination? Coke and Cherry
  7. Temple recommends using the Aeropress a little differently than suggested by its manufactures. What is the name for this way to brew coffee in an Aeropress? Inverted Aeropress
  8. Which current coffee offering took six months of planning and the sampling of 100 lots to create? Temple Select Brazil Araponga
  9. When will Specialty Coffee Week Sacramento take place? What is the official website URL? October 13-19, 2014;
  10. What is the brand and model name of our roaster? German Probat UG-15


Online Scavenger Hunt June 28th



Scavenger Hunt Alert!


On Saturday, June 28th at 10am, we will be posting 10 questions, the answers to which are found somewhere on our website. The first 10 people to answer all 10 questions will win prizes! Top 3 get a Temple prize pack, which includes a Temple Hat, Mug, Gift Card, and a bag of beans. Remaining winners will receive a Temple gift card and a bag of our Brazil Araponga Select.


Give yourself an edge and familiarize yourself with our site now!

Name Our New Farm to Cup House Blend


Sacramento, we need your help!


We’ve got a new house blend rolling out July 1st, comprised of all Farm-to-Cup direct coffees. We need a name not so…house-blendy. Something locally-inspired or farm-to-cup related. If we pick your name, along with seeing your contribution on every bag of our new blend, you’ll receive a custom-printed bag of coffee with your name on it as well as a Temple Coffee hat and gift card!


Deadline is June 30th. Submit your idea with a comment below, tweet us @templecoffee, or e-mail

Specialty Coffee Week

















We’re pleased to announce Specialty Coffee Week Sacramento, a week long showcase of the incredible dedication to quality, ethics, and innovation that defines our local specialty coffee community. Coffee Week is a curated series of events geared towards education, tasting, and the celebration of coffee from farm to cup. Events will be held at individual cafés, coffee roasters, restaurants, and businesses throughout the greater Sacramento area.

For more information, visit the Coffee Week official website site at

Temple Lifestyle: Weekend Warriors


Weekend Warriors is a place where we showcase what our amazing coffee professionals do with their days off. This episode features Keller Johnson, our production worker and delivery driver. He’s also an amazing skateboarder and loves slurpees. We put a camera on him this weekend and he didn’t disappoint. Photos after the jump.

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Brew Guide: Pour Over

How to Brew Pour Over Coffee | Temple Coffee from Temple Coffee on Vimeo.

Brew Guide: Aeropress

How to Brew Coffee in an Aeropress | Temple Coffee from Temple Coffee on Vimeo.

Brew Guide: French Press

How to Brew Coffee in a French Press from Temple Coffee on Vimeo.

The Latte Life | Temple Coffee

A few of our employees at our Arden Arcade location had fun with a GoPro camera and filmed the life of a latte from the barista’s point of view.

Farm to Cup: Africa

Farm to Cup: Africa | Temple Coffee from Temple Coffee on Vimeo.

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