Saturday, May 17, 2014

Can one day of Gorilla Coffee in Montclair lead to a lifetime of love?

By the time I got to Whole Foods this afternoon, I was on the brink of exhaustion (though it was a happy exhaustion since I had just completed an hour of power yoga and half an hour of cardio).  I had been up working during the early morning hours, gotten kids to schools, worked out---and gone for a walk. I had already consumed at least 5 cups of coffee....

So when Rhiannon Corby, a representative from Gorilla Coffee, a microbrewery with 2 locations in Park Slope, Brooklyn, offered me coffee, I actually wavered briefly. Very briefly. "Sure," I said. I tried a small cup of Ixil A' Achimbal single-source Guatemalan coffee--a coffee grown by a collective of coffee farmers in the rugged western highlands.



My response: It gave me a sense of completeness. A satisfaction that even I could not articulate. Drinking this tiny cup of Gorilla Coffee made me feel more alive and gave my life in that moment brighter overtones. I felt like a craving was being fulfilled and stimulated at the same time.

Rhiannon told me that the subtle bliss I was experiencing may be related to the coffee's "herbal overtones," a quality that she referred to as "herbalicious."



I had to have it. EXCEPT: The Guatemalan coffee was sold out. Web site to the rescue. And as I was leaving, I said to her, "Do you know that coffee is the #1 source of antioxidants in the American diet?

"Of course," she said. "And it prevents diabetes and a lot of other diseases."

Exactly. Would you like to share my coffee-drinking epiphany? There are new experiences to be had. Perhaps I'll see you in Brooklyn...



Locations:

Flagship store/cafe: 97 5th Avenue in Park Slope (at the corner of Park Place)
New location! 472 Bergen St.
Both locations are easily accessed from the Atlantic Ave./Pacific St. stop

#GorillaCoffee

9 comments:

3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592 said...

I Am The Best by 2NE1

[CL]
Naega jeil jal naga
Naega jeil jal naga
Naega jeil jal naga
Naega jeil jal naga
Je je jeil jal naga

Bam Ratatata Tatatatata
Bam Ratatata Tatatatata
Bam Ratatata Tatatatata
Bam Ratatata Tatatatata
Oh my god!

[BOM]
Nuga bwado naega jom jugyeojujanha
Alright
Duljjaegaramyeon I momi seoreobjanha
Alright

[DARA]
Neon dwireul ttaraojiman
Nan apman bogo jiljuhae
Nega anjeun teibeul wireul ttwieodanyeo
I don't care

[CL]
Geondeurimyeon gamdang mothae
I'm hot hot hot hot fire
Dwijib-eojigi jeone
Jebal nuga nal jom mallyeo

[MINZY]
Ojjangeul yeoreo gajang
Sangkeumhan oseul geolchigo
Geo-ure bichin nae eolgureul
Kkomkkomhi salpigo
Jigeumeun yeodeolb si
Yagsok shiganeun yeodeolb si ban
Dodohan georeumeuro naseon I bam

[DARA] Naega jeil jal naga
[BOM] Naega jeil jal naga
[MINZY] Naega jeil jal naga
[CL] Naega jeil jal naga
Je je jeil jal naga

[MINZY]
Naega bwado naega jom kkeutnaejujanha
Alright
Nega narado I momi bureobjanha
Alright

[BOM]
Namjadeureun nal dorabogo
Yeojadeureun ttarahae
Naega anjeun I jarireul
Maeil neombwa pigonhae

[DARA]
Seonsu-incheog pomman jabneun
Eoribeorihan Player
Neon baram ppajin taieocheoreom
Bogi johge chayeo

[CL]
Eotteon bigyodo nan geobuhae
Igeon gyeomsonhan yaegi
Gachireul nonhajamyeon nan
Billion dollar baby
Mwol jjom aneun saramdeureun
Da araseo arabwa
Amuna jabgo mureobwa
Nuga jeil jal naga

[DARA] Naega jeil jal naga
[BOM] Naega jeil jal naga
[MINZY] Naega jeil jal naga
[CL] Naega jeil jal naga
Jeil jeil jeil jal naga

[CL] Nuga nega naboda deo jal naga?
[CL] No no no no Na na na na
[CL/MINZY] Nuga nega naboda deo jal naga?
[CL/MINZY] No no no no Na na na na
[ALL] Nuga nega naboda deo jal naga?
[ALL] No no no no Na na na na
[ALL] Nuga nega naboda deo jal naga?
[ALL] No no no no Na na na na

[CL]
Bam Ratatata Tatatatata
Bam Ratatata Tatatatata
Bam Ratatata Tatatatata
Bam Ratatata Tatatatata
Bam Ratatata Tatatatata
Oh my god

3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592 said...


Love this stuff on Sundays;

Califia Farms Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee with Almond Milk- Mocha ...OH yeah!!!!!!

This from their website;

What’s better than coffee? Coffee with chocolate.

Enter Mocha. Try smooth Cold Brewed Rainforest Alliance Certified™ Coffee and creamy Almondmilk mixed with velvety cocoa for the ultimate indulgence. We’ll see your coffee and raise you a decadent drinkable dessert with zero guilt at only 90 glorious calories.

We brew it slow for less acid (no thanks!) and better taste (yes please!). We keep it soy and dairy free. Drink Remarkably™.

Ingredients: Coffee* (Filtered Water, Coffee Extract), Almondmilk (Filtered Water, Almonds), Pure Cane Sugar.


*100% Rainforest Alliance Certified™

Yeeeeeeessssssssssssss!

It's also, non-gmo, non-BPA, Gluten free (you don't want any glutens in there). Just don't plan on sharing it, make the udder peoples get their own.

P.S. The Double Expresso also rocks.


3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592 said...



http://youtu.be/Z8420AXevhY

also;

http://youtu.be/S5AkyS2Qvzg

http://youtu.be/S5AkyS2Qvzg

3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592 said...



2NE1;

Currently the 2nd most popular girl group in Asia.

On the last video;

(left to right) Minzy (the youngest = the Maknae),
Park Bom, CL (leader), Sandara Park (eldest).

Who's the number 1 girl group in the world? That would be this one (from their current tour);

http://youtu.be/N6ovaZlukcw

3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592 said...


Whoops, posted the wrong link check this out;

http://youtu.be/S5AkyS2Qvzg

Minzy, Bom, CL, Sandara (left to right). Minzy has that voice. Saranghae Minzy!

3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592 said...



This one, damn, sorry.

http://youtu.be/hc7yS0406YY

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