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October 11, 2017

Brian & Linda Travel to Africa – Part 2

Brian & Linda Travel to Africa - Part 2 Tanzania When we arrived in Arusha, Tanzania we gathered with a group from the U.S. that we had never met and...
Travel
September 19, 2017

Brian & Linda Travel to Africa – Part 1

This summer Brian and I had the privilege of traveling to the country of Tanzania in Africa. We went with Younglife Expeditions where we did a mission project in a…

Events
September 19, 2017

What’s happening this summer?

We already have started the month of August, can you believe it? Time goes so fast and things are changing so quickly here in the Heritage District. The two construction…

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September 19, 2017

Have You Connected with Our Bergies Community?

Community, in my opinion is one of the things that make our town and our shop special. Here at Bergies it is part of our mission to foster that community…

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September 19, 2017

Ask Me About My Favorite Bergies Beans

Happy March the weather is certainly trying to make us believe its almost summer again! The good news is our garden is in full bloom and we have great shade…

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September 19, 2017

Is There A Special Espresso Bean?

Recently, I’ve been getting a lot of questions from customers about espresso. They usually ask something along the lines of, “how do I know if it’s an espresso bean?”. For…

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September 19, 2017

Giving Back Through Your Coffee Purchase

A few years ago, Linda, Cristian and I had the opportunity to host members of the Ugandan Orphans Children’s Choir. We were busy and grumpy about having to give up our weekend, but these…

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September 19, 2017

A Very Bergies Christmas

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September 19, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving

Just a quick note to wish all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving. It’s hard to believe it’s the holiday season again. We are taking time to reflect on how…

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September 19, 2017

Summer is over, Time to heat up your Coffee

Now that summer is over and the weather is cooling down, it’s time to start shelving those cold coffee drinks. Instead, the time to has come to resume drinking your…

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September 19, 2017

Coffee on the Road

We are at that time of the year when there is just one last holiday left before fall makes its appearance, and the cold of winter will quickly be the…

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September 19, 2017

Local Road Trip

A few weeks ago Linda & I decided we needed to take a short road trip, a day trip actually. Everyone knows that downtown Gilbert is where our heart is…

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September 19, 2017

Field Trip Friday Gilbert

In case you missed it local station News Channel 3 came to Gilbert last week as part of their summer field trip Fridays. Bergies had the wonderful opportunity to be…

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September 19, 2017

Coffee Supply Chain – From farm to your mouth

As I sit on a quiet morning and enjoy a cup of Bergies fresh roasted coffee, I sometimes need to remind myself the long extensive journey these green coffee beans…

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September 19, 2017

News from Bergies

As you know we just hosted the first pop-up restaurant in the Heritage District and it was an amazing event. Thirty-seven guests experienced a night of unique and memorable cuisine….

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September 19, 2017

Coffee & Swine?

So we know you are a coffee fan if you follow us at Bergies and it seems apparent that there are many fans of our Historic District’s dining options. So…

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September 19, 2017

Roasted Coffee Bean Storage

One question I often get from customers is how should roasted beans be stored? Should they be frozen? Should I grind them? First and foremost, you don’t want to grind…

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September 19, 2017

It’s All About The Bean

Here at Bergies we take pride in our beans. Where they come from, how they are roasted and most importantly how they taste. If you haven’t noticed, we have started…

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September 19, 2017

Go Slow

I recently had the pleasure of traveling to the country of Belize with Brian and our newly married daughter and son-in-law. We spent most of our time on the tiny…

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September 19, 2017

Brew Bergies Coffee at Home – Pour Over or French Press

Here at Bergies, we like to take our fresh-roasted beans home to brew up when we’re not at work. Two of our favorite brewing methods are the pour over and…

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September 19, 2017

Thankful for the past year, Excited about 2015

Here at Bergies we are excited about our upcoming events in early 2015. Kicking things off on February 7th is our 6th anniversary celebration. It will be an all day…

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September 19, 2017

Merry Christmas

With the holidays fast approaching I just wanted to take time to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas and happy New Year. This year has flown by at…

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September 19, 2017

Bergies Feature Coffee – Mocha Java

Recently, Bergies has been bringing in limited-supply, exotic coffees. We’ve been roasting these specialty coffees ourselves and offering them to customers. One of our first coffees came from Maui and…

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September 19, 2017

Crafting Ideas for the Holidays

Do you know that our burlap coffee sacks are good for more than just holding 150 pounds of beans? Our bags can be re-purposed in many different DIY (do it…

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September 19, 2017

November Happenings

We have a lot of great events coming up this month at Bergies and in the Historic District.  If you haven’t checked out our great music on Friday’s and Saturdays…

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September 19, 2017

Whats New in Downtown?

historic downtown Gilbert is hopping. I thought you might like an update on the latest news. Last Wednesday was the Heritage District merchants meeting where the Town of Gilbert informed…

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September 19, 2017

Our historic district isn’t just about eating!

Based on the current construction going on in the Heritage District you may start to think our little community is only about food and drink. Even though we all are…

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September 19, 2017

Come Shop at Bergies!

Have you stopped in yet to check out our new “Keep Calm and Drink Bergies” travel mugs? If not what are you waiting for? They are selling fast because not…

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September 19, 2017

Roast Your Own Coffee at Home

Recently, Bergies started offering roasting classes for those coffee enthusiasts who want to brew the ultimate cup of coffee right in their own home. The class, which we’ve hosted three…

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September 19, 2017

Collette Talks Tea

One of your favorite baristas Collette, checking in again with you guys about our tea. Here is a little heads up on some of our new fall teas at Bergies….

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September 19, 2017

Ponderings of a Bergies Barista

There are many things I enjoy about being a barista at Bergies Coffee Roast House but one of the best things is the unique atmosphere. Whether its the smell of…

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September 19, 2017

Bergies Supports Local, Do You?

Here at Bergies Coffee Roast House in Gilbert, Arizona we are about community, LOCAL community.  Who we support, what we’re involved in and our vendors need to be put through…

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September 19, 2017

Celebrate Constitution Week

I read an inspiring column this morning by Dr.Ben Carson about celebrating Constitution Day and It started me thinking about how does this apply to our little coffee shop here…

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September 19, 2017

Live music returns soon!

It’s that time of year again! Bergies is preparing to bring back the jams on Friday and Saturday nights very soon. Before I get into the live music coming up…

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September 19, 2017

Seasonal Lattes at Bergies

My favorite time of year as a barista is approaching. Sweater weather or as Bruce, our master roaster puts it, sweeter weather! Even if our Arizona temperatures don’t show it,…

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September 19, 2017

The SCAA Coffee Roasters Guild Retreat

This summer I had the opportunity to attend the Roasters Guild Retreat hosted by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA).  The exclusive 4-day clinic took place on the beautiful…

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September 19, 2017

Time for Tea

As you know, we are proud of the quality & freshness of our fresh roasted coffee. You may not be aware that we also offer a variety of loose leaf…

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September 19, 2017

Bergies goes Farm to Fork

Great News, Bergies is officially a partner in the Farm to Fork program! You say what the heck is Farm to Fork? Well let me tell you. The program was…

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September 19, 2017

Events & More

If you were not able to join us for our last Brewn’ Basics class no worries we will be doing several more fun events in August. Join Brian & Linda…

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September 19, 2017

Join us this week for our Brew’n Basics Class

Join Brian & Linda this Friday at 6:30 p.m. for a fun class demonstrating the differences the brewing process has on the same fresh roasted beans. We will teach you…

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September 19, 2017

Bergies & Gilbert Say Farewell Flugelhorn

Last night we had the pleasure of welcoming Mayor John Lewis, dignitaries from the town of Gilbert as well as friends and family as we said goodbye the our now…

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September 19, 2017

Welcome The New Bergies Website

We are so excited to bring you a brand new way to spend time with Bergies Coffee online! We have totally upgraded our website and hope you love the results…