Morgan's Brain

Jun. 8, 2009 at 1:00am

Valhalla Coffee Spreads Its Wings - Now Roasting AND Serving on 6th Ave!

New on 6th Ave is Valhalla Coffee Roasters. Some may know them better through places such as Blackwater that serve their beans. And, until recently, they had been renting space in the back of the Mandolin Cafe.

The new space is just large enough for the roaster, a really cute scaled-down roaster for doing test batches, a small commercial espresso machine, and a couple bench seats for drinking some of the freshest and best espresso in town.

That's right! Valhalla is now serving drinks made from its own freshly roasted beans!

And, for a limited time, when you buy a pound of beans you get a free drink! There may be limitations - like "drink must be less than 32 ounces" or something like that - we didn't really look into it.

Valhalla's new address is 3918 6th Ave - across the street from Sushi Tama (or up the street from Rocket Records, Gray Lumber, and that club with all the death metal shows).

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by Erik on 6/8/2009 @ 1:24am
Yeah. Very cool. They are ready to serve!

by Nick on 6/8/2009 @ 9:54am
Nice! This is now added to my to-buy-coffee-from list!

by seejane on 6/8/2009 @ 10:28am
they must have the best coffee in the world

by 72feetabovesealevel on 6/8/2009 @ 12:23pm
Dang you, now I have to go spend money.

It's great to see small, high quality, joints doing well.

by Dave_L on 6/8/2009 @ 6:35pm
She doesn't drink coffee yet, but it's a logo my daughter spots a mile away. Good biz news, Morgan.

by jenyum on 6/9/2009 @ 7:47am
They have really amazing coffee.

by L.S.Erhardt on 6/9/2009 @ 10:33pm
Drove by in the newly-repaired pickup today. Looks kinds cozy.

I just hope they have their roasting in accordance with the Orwellian Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, so we don't have history repeat itself.

by morgan on 6/10/2009 @ 9:17am
Thorax O'Tool: I believe Valhalla is the only LEGAL coffee roaster inside the city limits.

by Dave_L on 6/13/2009 @ 2:02pm
Thanks for the tip, Morgan. I just stopped by Valhalla with the kids in tow and Byron (Odin must have stepped out) made me a delicious press coffee, Ethiopian blend, I think. Nice folk. We hung out on the front bench for a while and watched the cars go by before heading to the Proctor Farmers' Market. Valhalla will become a regular stop for Der Kaffee des Nibelungen.

by JesseHillFan on 6/13/2009 @ 7:06pm
They are missing the Bavarian architecture and the portrait of
the Führer on the walls.< Just kidding in case you're offended.