Pick your preference at Anthology. Stop into the airy Eastern Market roastery to select one of five whole bean varieties originating from Brazil, Colombia, Ethiopia, and Honduras, or order online. A monthly subscription service also ensures you’ll never run out of your Anthology fix. Just sign up, select your preferred grind, and wait for a friendly staffer to deliver the goods. Anthology Coffee, 1948 Division St., Ste. 102, Detroit; 313-355-4040; anthologycoffee.com.
Founded and operated by an all-female team, Drifter Coffee has a Divine Goddess Blend that embodies the overall feminist ethos of the café. The shop’s former creative director and manager, Amelia Eramya, sketched a whimsical illustration of a tree personified as a voluptuous female figure for the bag, and the beans inside are sourced through Women Coffee Producers, a resource to help coffee importers source their beans from female coffee farmers across the globe. Drifter Coffee, 770 Woodward Heights, Ferndale; 248-629-4400; driftercoffee.com.
Germack Coffee Roasting Co.
A younger sibling to the original Germack Pistachio Co. that was founded in the 1920s, Germack Coffee has been operating as a small-batch roastery in Eastern Market for more than a decade. Today, Germack offers a range of single-origin beans sourced from Africa, the Pacific, and South and Central America, and beyond, as well as signature blends inspired by local landmarks. Try the Ambassador, an espresso blend of African, Central American, and South American coffees that’s said to be the company’s “bridge between old-world tradition and modern adventure.” Germack Coffee Roasting Co., 2517 Russell St., Detroit; 313-784-9484; germackcoffee.com.
New Order Coffee Roasters
Expect the same bright and playful energy that you’ll find inside of New Order café with the roastery’s array of take-home beans. Blends are infused with sweet and unexpected notes, such as custard, cherry nougat, and mallow fluff What’s more is that New Order offers blends by the bag, or K-Cup pods — for those who brew with a Keurig; newordercoffee.com for locations.
By supporting this Hamtramck hybrid coffee shop and art gallery, you also have the opportunity to support another Detroit-area business. Call ahead and ask about their blends. Oloman Café, 10215 Joseph Campau Ave., Hamtramck; 313-800-5089; facebook.com/olomancafe.
Bring the rich flavor of Arabia into your own home with the café’s dark and medium roasts. There’s also a Jubani Blend, as well as a Custom Blend that allows you to tailor your beans to your palate. Qahwah House, 6655 Schaefer Road, Dearborn; 313-908-4521; qahwahhouse.com.
This post has been updated for 2023.