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We made Food & Wine’s list of ~100 Best Coffee Shops in America

Yesterday, we saw ourselves on Food & Wine's new list of the best coffee shops in America. When we saw the other names on the list –– shops ranging from King State in Tampa to Heart in Portland –– we felt so honored for the recognition. We opened our doors in...

We’re hosting US Coffee Champs Prelims: What to expect

The Specialty Coffee Association is bringing the preliminary round of the U.S. Coffee Championships – Barista and Brewers Cup to Atlanta, and we're honored to be hosting Aug. 17-18. The preliminary round of the US Coffee Championships circuit is designed to be "fun...

Saturday morning cuppings at East Pole Coffee Co. roastery

When we brew coffee, we are faced with an onslaught of variables to sort through, from what to brew it with to grind size to ratio. So how do you properly evaluate the quality of a coffee without yielding too much influence to a single variable? Like many specialty...

One year in our coffee bar and roastery! (Come party with us)

East Pole isn't one year old. It's four years old. But one year ago this week, we opened our coffee bar and roastery at 255 Ottley Drive, in Armour Yards. When we opened, we wondered if we'd be able to draw people from outside of our oft-forgotten little industrial...

Food & Wine Magazine names the top coffee shops in every state

Food & Wine Magazine just released a list of the best coffee shops in every state. We're extremely honored to have been mentioned in the article as Georgia's best, joining some amazing companies from other states like Prevail Union (Alabama), Onyx (Arkansas),...

We have new expanded hours starting Feb. 1, 2018

Starting today, February 1, we will be extending our hours: Monday + Tuesday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday + Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday + Sunday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Don't have time to swing by the shop? We also offer weekly or bi-weekly coffee subscription...

Our roaster is a 2018 Atlanta Rising Star according to Star Chefs

Star Chefs has highlighted outstanding culinary professionals and restaurants for over 20 years. Because of their longstanding track record in the business, we were really honored to hear that our founder and roaster, Jared Karr, was named a 2018 Atlanta Rising Star...

Our coffee, in beer and chocolate this holiday season

We recently partnered with two of our favorite local brands on some cool stuff: a stout beer and a chocolate bar. Second Self is a great Westside Atlanta brewery that's been going strong since 2014. You're probably familiar with their Thai Wheat Ale and ATAle Pale...

Join us at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 for a special Roaster’s Cupping

Since opening our public roastery and coffee bar, we've hosted several cuppings in our roastery.We'll be hosting another this Saturday, Dec. 2, at 10 a.m., and it's going to be special.Why? This Saturday's cupping will be a Roaster's Cupping. East Pole founder, head...