Our top six picks for the holiday season for every coffee lover on your list:
1) Hario V60 & Skerton Hand Grinder:
The V60 and the Skerton Hand Grinder are a perfect match to brew the best cup of coffee at home. The V60 needs the finely tuned grind that the Skerton provides - great for one cup of coffee on the go. Consider pairing it with the Hario Buono Kettle for a more exact pour. Purchase these items at Roots for $25-$55.
2) Acaia Pearl Scale
This is for the coffee aficionado in your life. This scale combines an iPhone app with the best features of the gram scale / timer combo. The scale links with your phone in real time to record your extraction progress. Purchase is here for $129. This one is definitely on our wish list.
3) Novel Coffee
Freshly roasted Novel Coffee is always a good bet for anyone that appreciates expertly roasted, craft coffee. Right now, we especially recommend the Costa Rica Sonora Estate. Stop by Roots on Friday afternoons to grab a freshly roasted bag or order via their website (free shipping!) $14-$15
4) Local Box
Roots is proud to feature Local Boxes this holiday season. Grab a branded wooden box and fill it with local items like Fancy Pants Honey, Dude Sweet Chocolate, OMG Toffee, Novel Coffee, and more! Even better, buy 3 or more items and get the wooden box free as well as 10% your entire local purchase! Items are $1-$12.
5) Limited Edition Copper Bodum French Press
Pressed coffee is classic - its even more classic in this beautiful copper French press by Bodum. This guy makes a great gift for coffee novice to coffee aficionado or buy it for yourself and brew beautiful cups for your family & friends this holiday. $49
6) Our Common Mug
Do you have a friend who is far away? Our Common Mugs are only sold in pairs and when you buy, they send one to you and one to your friend far away along with a personalized note. You can order here.