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BRC’s 200 Flushing Ave Cafe to be Transformed into Luke’s Diner for a Day

Gilmore Girls at BRCAttention Gilmore Girls fans! On Wednesday, October 5, our 200 Flushing Ave cafe will be converted into a Luke’s Diner in honor of Netflix’s revival of Gilmore Girls! Along 250 other cafes around the country, we will be offering free coffee and tons of authentic Luke’s Diner merch!  The food/culture site Eater posted details:

“The event coincides with the 16th anniversary of the series’ original pilot airdate, giving fans a fresh dose of Stars Hollow nostalgia ahead of the November 25 release of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. While the pop-ups run from 7 a.m. to noon, those hoping for a free cup and a chance to catch a glimpse of the ‘fun surprise under their custom Gilmore Girls coffee sleeve’ should arrive early as supplies are limited.”

Celebrate BRC’s Fifth Anniversary with Free Coffee

small cup of coffeeTo celebrate Brooklyn Roasting Company’s 5th Anniversary, we will be giving away FREE SMALL DRIP COFFEE to all customers on Thursday July 14th, from 7:30am to 8:30am, at our Jay Street, Flushing Avenue and 23rd St. cafes.  We will also be giving away coffee at our West Elm DUMBO and 67 West St. Elevator outposts during this time period.   Brooklyn Roasting Company wants to extend our gratitude to all of our loyal customers.  Please stop by and have a cup of our superb, sustainable coffee this Thursday. Thanks so much for helping us grow throughout New York City and beyond.  Here’s to the next five years!

BRC Opening Elevator Cafe at 67 West St. in Greenpoint

67 West StBrooklyn Roasting Company is excited to announce the opening of our newest cafe in the converted elevator space at 67 West St. in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.  We’ve constructed a fully functioning cafe, capable of serving any beverage you enjoy at our other locations, in the space of a freight elevator shaft.  To celebrate, we will giving away free coffee Monday and Tuesday, with our official opening Wednesday.  The cafes hours will be 9am to 5pm for our first two weeks.  Stop by this week and enjoy a superb, sustainably sourced coffee or espresso-based drink, in our new mini space.

Brooklyn Roasting Company Fuels MSNBC & CNN’s Coverage of the Brooklyn Democratic Debate

In the week leading to the New York Primary, Brooklyn Roasting Company’s 25 Jay Street espresso lab was MSNBC’s base for coverage of the 2016 Presidential Election.  Centering around the Democratic Debate at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, MSNBC hosts covered the latest election news while sipping our freshly roasted, sustainably sourced coffee.

BRC 2016 Democratic Debate BlendBrooklyn Roasting Company also supplied coffee to over 700 journalists covering Thursday’s Democratic Debate at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, just steps away from our 200 Flushing Avenue location.  CNN broadcasted from our 200 Flushing Avenue cafe, which is located just steps away from the debate stage at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.  CNN’s Chris Moody interviewed BRC’s Jim Munson to get his take on the candidates and the impact of Brooklyn hosting a presidential debate.

BRC named Best Local Brew by Gothamist

Gothamist just released their list of The 16 Best Coffee Shops In NYC and Brooklyn Roasting Company is honored to be a part of the list.  BRC was honored as Best Local Brew noting that our cafe “offers up fierce brews out of a capacious warehouse… blends like Columbia Santa Barbara, Guat Antigua and Iris Espresso stand strong with nothing more than a dash of milk, though you won’t be disappointed with, say, a cortado, for instance.” They also noted our locations at 200 Flushing Av, West Elm Dumbo and 50 23rd Street in the Flatiron district.  Read the rest of the article here.