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third wave coffee in DC?

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dbg Oct 23, 2012 05:46 PM

I was out in Oakland, CA and had some of this delicious stuff. Any such roasters/cafes in DC?

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    Doh Oct 23, 2012 06:09 PM

    I'm not exactly sure what you are looking for, but you might want to check out this recent thread--

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/872335

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      dbg Oct 23, 2012 06:44 PM

      Thanks Doh. The thread you recmmend mentions dark roast. What I mean by third wave is a lighter roast- in the Bay Area it's Blue Bottle, Ritual, Bicycle, Four Barrel. Hope that clarifies.

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        Marty L. Oct 24, 2012 08:34 AM

        I'd go talk to the owner at Qualia and tell him what you're looking for. I'm also hooked on Stumpdown beans, sold at Cork Market -- which are also treasured by many Bay Area coffee fanciers.

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          bubba3197 Oct 25, 2012 07:15 PM

          Counter Culture -- I believe its mentioned in the other thread.

          Their roasts are generally on the light/medium side. I mail order, but there is DC location.

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