At work, I head up a quarterly coffee/tea exchange where names are randomly drawn and that person sends his giftee a bag of coffee or tea up to a certain dollar value just so they can try something new.

We just wrapped our Christmas exchange, which expands to include a dry goods gift, and mine arrived today!


It is the Father of all… Dark Roasts by Oakland Coffee, a roaster founded by the members of Green Day. I’ve known about this coffee for a couple years now and have been meaning to try it, so this gift is perfect.

And look at that mug! Electrified bass player. It’s awesome. I can’t wait to grind some and try it!

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