Our Valued Sponsor
OpinionsConsumer ReviewsGuides and How TosCoffeeGeek ReviewsResourcesForums
Members: Cafe and Bean Reviews
Thirty-Thirty Coffee Co. Peoria, IL
Great Espresso at Home
Curated selection of the best machines from La Spaziale, Izzo, Quick Mill, La Marzocco & more.
Not Logged in: Log In to Postlog in
New Topics updated topics   New Posts new posts   Unanswered Posts new unanswered  
Search Discussion Board search   Discussion Board FAQ faq   Signup sign up  
Discussions > Members > Reviews > Thirty-Thirty...  
view previous topic | view next topic | view all topics
Author Messages
Joined: 3 Oct 2004
Posts: 2,946
Location: Tiskilwa, Illinois
Expertise: I love coffee

Espresso: QM Anita, Cappuccino Amore
Grinder: Baratza Vario, Mazzer SJ
Vac Pot: Antique McKee, Santos
Drip: Pour Over, Bodum Presses
Roaster: RK Drum
Posted Tue Jan 7, 2014, 2:16pm
Subject: Thirty-Thirty Coffee Co. Peoria, IL

Over ten years ago my foray into coffee began, I remember it like it was yesterday.  I had my Mr. Coffee and tin of Folgers, one day bored and with coffee in hand I used Google to learn about making better coffee.  Found this site and its all down hill, my cupboards began to fill with brewers and roasters, I was hooked.  My coffee slowly got better.

My biggest pitfall was geography, living in a rural, farming community in the Midwest USA I had no access to reputable coffee shops.  Nothing.  Unless I drove 3 hours to Chicago...

For years I labored, with internet and sheer tenacity to grow my love and appreciation for Specialty Coffee.  Turns out I wasn't alone, in Peoria IL, a mere 60 miles from me a handful of passioante coffee folks were coming together to create a new, fresh coffee location.

They succeded.

Thirty-Thirty Coffee Co. was founded, by three young friends in love with quality coffee.

Ty, Dan and Steve wanted to offer Peoria something new in the Specialty Coffee experience, and they have abundantly succeeded.  Roasting in house Dan, prepares many origins and a few blends to offer in shop or via mail order.

I finally discovered these guys, my wife and myself finally arrived to check these guys out.  The staff was very friendly, warm but most of all they absolutely love coffee.  The love making it, they love talking about it and they love sharing it.

My first cup was a pour over of an Ethiopian Sidamo, an origin I have been very familiar with.  The cup was hands down fantastic!  The origin notes where exactly as described by the barista.  Blown away we enjoyed the coffee and even more the young fresh atomostphere in the shop.  An old brick building, warm and inviting.  The coffee absolutely spot on wonderful, something I had never experienced in a coffee shop in my area.

We instantly became fans and love going back, the staff truly are friends and the coffee always exciting and perfectly brewed.  The attention to detail is astonishing.  In fact recently they were named one of the 6 best roasters in America and I fully agree.  Dan's roasts are consistently amazing standing among and over many of the mail order coffee I've purchased (being a coffee geek I've had them all).

Coffee Review rates their coffee consistently above 90.

Freinds hit the mail order, or stop in the shop for some of the best coffee you can find in Illinois!  I'm incredibly proud to call these guys my friends and they would love to meet you.

TimEggers: logo1.png

Tim Eggers
back to top
 View Profile Visit website Link to this post
Senior Member
Joined: 3 Nov 2010
Posts: 135
Location: Baton Rouge
Expertise: I love coffee

Grinder: Capresso Infinity
Drip: Technivorm 741
Posted Sat May 17, 2014, 3:52pm
Subject: Re: Thirty-Thirty Coffee Co. Peoria, IL

Thanks for the review. My college roommate teaches at the U of Iowa, so I was interested in seeing where you found  the shop.

Generally, I try to buy from roasters within 400 miles of my home to ensure freshness after a short shipping time so Peoria wouldn't quite make it, normally. Your review and the Coffee Review ranking was an exception, though, until I saw their prices. I simply can't justify those—especially since they sell only 12 ounces. Perhaps the owners visit the CoffeeGeek forum and may want to comment.

My roaster of choice is less than 100 miles from my home which means that my beans arrive the next day. Their typical offering is around $14 for a full 16 Oz pound of coffee beans. They also throw in a free pound for every four you buy.
back to top
 View Profile Link to this post
view previous topic | view next topic | view all topics
Discussions > Members > Reviews > Thirty-Thirty...  
New Topics updated topics   New Posts new posts   Unanswered Posts new unanswered     Search Discussion Board search   Discussion Board FAQ faq   Signup sign up  
Not Logged in: Log In to Postlog in
Discussions Quick Jump:
Symbols: New Posts= New Posts since your last visit      No New Posts= No New Posts since last visit     Go to most recent post= Newest post
Forum Rules:
No profanity, illegal acts or personal attacks will be tolerated in these discussion boards.
No commercial posting of any nature will be tolerated; only private sales by private individuals, in the "Buy and Sell" forum.
No SEO style postings will be tolerated. SEO related posts will result in immediate ban from CoffeeGeek.
No cross posting allowed - do not post your topic to more than one forum, nor repost a topic to the same forum.
Who Can Read The Forum? Anyone can read posts in these discussion boards.
Who Can Post New Topics? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post new topics.
Who Can Post Replies? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post replies.
Can Photos be posted? Anyone can post photos in their new topics or replies.
Who can change or delete posts? Any CoffeeGeek member can edit their own posts. Only moderators can delete posts.
Probationary Period: If you are a new signup for CoffeeGeek, you cannot promote, endorse, criticise or otherwise post an unsolicited endorsement for any company, product or service in your first five postings.
Home Espresso Machines
Watch videos with Gail & Kat, Rocket, Jura Capresso, Saeco, Rancilio, Quick Mill, Nespresso
Home | Opinions | Consumer Reviews | Guides & How Tos | CoffeeGeek Reviews | Resources | Forums | Contact Us
CoffeeGeek.com, CoffeeGeek, and Coffee Geek, along with all associated content & images are copyright ©2000-2015 by Mark Prince, all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Content, code, and images may not be reused without permission. Usage of this website signifies agreement with our Terms and Conditions. (0.174655914307)
Privacy Policy | Copyright Info | Terms and Conditions | CoffeeGeek Advertisers | RSS | Find us on Google+