HOW CAN I PARTICIPATE AS A CLUB MEMBER?
Join us on our Discord server. This is currently how all club members communicate. The current link for Discord can be found right here on our website. Discord is free, and only takes seconds to set up on any computer, iOS, or Android device.
I’M NEW TO COFFEE, SHOULD I JOIN?
Yes! Coffee enthusiasts of all skill levels are welcome. Being a home barista can be hard, but working with a group of people and using the same coffee as each other will help you learn new skills. This group is both educational and social.
MY BUSINESS WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE, HOW CAN WE GET INVOLVED?
Contact us to join our ‘Friends of Espresso Club’ program. If you make coffee, or coffee gear, we’d love to hear from you. Friends of Espresso Club includes a growing list of coffee roasters from around the globe, as well as companies like Kruve, and Third Wave Water. Your involvement could be as simple as providing a store discount for club members, special offers, or even doing a product giveaway/competition.
DO I NEED TO HAVE ESPRESSO GEAR TO JOIN?
No! We tend to order mainly light or medium roasted coffee. It’s a coffee club! It doesn’t matter if you brew espresso, filter or moka pot. We order coffee that works both as espresso or brewed coffee. Also some regions feature additional filter coffee along espresso specific coffee.
CAN I JOIN MORE THAN ONE REGION?
Yes! In fact, we encourage it when possible. Do keep in mind that international shipping isn’t always available, and in some instances the shipping can cost as much as the bag of coffee.
IS THERE A COST TO JOIN THE CLUB?
No. Once per month we will post the list of coffees we will be ordering and any applicable discount codes (when available). Participation is optional, you only pay for the coffee you want to order, and you’ll pay the roaster directly through their website. The club does not collect money from club members.
HOW MUCH DOES THE ROAST OF THE MONTH COST?
Costs vary from month to month, and from region to region. As our focus is partnering with smaller roasters, the cost may be higher than some people are used to. However, we try to keep it affordable. For example, in the USA region you can expect anywhere from $20-30 USD after shipping costs within the region.
HOW DO I RECOMMEND A ROASTER?
Reach out to a regional coordinator on the Discord, or contact us on our website. Let us know what you love about the roaster and we’ll add it to our backlog of potential future roasters.
I’M A ROASTER, HOW DO I GET THE SPECIAL USER FLAIR IN DISCORD?
If you’re a roaster, or coffee professional contact any coordinator for the region you fall under, we’ll verify your identity and your business. If everything checks out, we’ll give you the special user flair, and access to the ‘Friends of Espresso Club’ private chat, for coordinators, roasters, and industry professionals only.
WHERE DO I FIND ANY DISCOUNT CODES?
Discount codes are only available on Discord. They can be found in each regions ‘roaster-offers’ channel, as well as the ‘roaster-of-the-month’ channel.
WHY ISN’T MY COUNTRY AVAILABLE?
Espresso Club is volunteer based. If your country/region isn’t available, it’s likely because no one has volunteered to take on that responsibility. If you think you’d be a fit for this role, please contact us.