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About Sunrise

Based in Port Townsend, Washington, Sunrise Coffee has been roasting fresh green coffee beans from around the world since 1985. For the last twenty years, Sue Ohlson has been Sunrise’s owner and roaster.

Sunrise is a specialty coffee roaster. We carefully select the geographic areas where our green coffee beans are grown and with the help of our importers and several international grading organizations we make sure that our beans meet the highest standards of quality, organic certification and sustainability possible. All of our sourced coffees impart flavors distinct to their countries of origin, the altitude where they are grown, and the farming practices employed by the local growers and their coffee cooperatives. A coffee-growing region within the same country can produce several coffee varieties, each with its own distinct taste and personality. Regardless of the region, every coffee we purchase has been researched, tested and cupped at source by our importers and their partners.

As a custom roaster, it is our challenge and goal to bring out the unique character of each coffee we roast. To that end, we roast to order almost every business day to ensure the freshest product possible, and we cup each individual lot as it comes in to guarantee quality.

Port Townsend and the Olympic Peninsula is our home and this community has given us much to be thankful for. We dedicate our business to providing our clients with the freshest roasted organic coffee possible and our goal every morning is to earn the right to be a part of your Sunrise.

Organic and Fair Trade Coffee

I roast several times a week. We have a great team of baristas, pulling great shots and making all manner of fabulous espresso drinks. We offer pastries and biscotti from local baker Bell Street Bakery, as well as home brewing equipment, brewing advice, brewing solutions and more... Our CoffeeHouse is an intimate, warm and friendly space, and has the kind of ambiance I look for in the coffee shops I visit. It is a gathering place for our Port Townsend community, members of the working waterfront here in The Port of Port Townsend as well visitors and friends from near and far. Those who know us love us...

Sue Ohlson
Sunrise CoffeeHouse
Weekdays 6:30AM to 5PM
Saturday7:30AM to 2PM

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