Alum Perreira of Yellow Brick Coffee Recognized in Coffee Review

Posted: Thursday, April 6th 2017 at 9:16 AM

David Perreira ('12 IHM) of Yellow Brick Coffee was quoted in the March issue of Coffee Review, "Exploring Roasters in the American Southwest," by Kim Westerman.


"For Coffee Review’s monthly tasting reports we typically focus on coffee-producing countries or regions, or certain tree varieties or processing methods, or innovations that arise from the creativity of today’s specialty coffee world... But this month we decided to focus on roasters of the Southwestern United States, namely Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, aiming to get a more localized sense of what might be happening in these coffee communities.

"David Perreira, roaster for Yellow Brick Coffee in Tucson (and co-owner with his sister Anna Perreira) says the company, founded by Anna in 2011, offers no dark-roast coffees whatsoever. His philosophy is that it’s time “to move away from addressing coffee as light and dark and to starting addressing it in terms of its flavor profile..."

[Photo is from the original article, taken by Casey Caniglia, posted March 6, 2017.]

Read the full article on Coffee Review, HERE.

The story of the Perreira's Yellow Brick Coffee on SHRM news HERE.

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