“The beans-by-mail subscription from Driftaway Coffee takes a remarkably pragmatic approach to pleasing a giftee. The first item to arrive: a kit of four coffees to sample and rate so experts at Driftaway can learn a recipient’s preferences.”
“For the coffee lover who wants to expand their palate, this collection of freshly roasted and curated single-origin beans provides an in-depth taste of the nuances of coffees from around the world.”
“Driftaway is a specialty coffee company that aims to make the source of its coffee completely transparent, down to wages, sourcing, and more. The brand also uses 100% compostable packaging made from renewable plant-based materials. ”
THE ONLY SUBSCRIPTIONS PERSONALIZED BY COFFEE TASTING CLASS!
MYSTERY EXPLORER BOX
Five coffees from around the world, with tasting notes & origin hidden so you can taste without preconceptions!
WEEKLY ZOOM TASTINGS
Join our customer-exclusive tastings every Saturday, led by World Brewer’s Champion, James McCarthy.
SELF GUIDED TASTINGS
Or follow our step-by-step guide to do a tasting at your convenience, whether you have 10 minutes or 30!
TRAVEL THE WORLD WITH COFFEE
DISCOVER NEW COFFEES
New coffees every month, including lesser known countries like India, Congo, Myanmar & Vietnam
AS FRESH AS IT GETS
We roast and ship coffee within 48 hours of roasting. That’s our lead roaster, Ian, on the side!
VARIETY OF COFFEES
Over 91 coffees from 26 countries, with new coffees every month!
STORY BEHIND EVERY COFFEE
Every coffees comes with the story of the people that grow, harvest and process it, along with how we roast it.
We are an AAPI / immigrant-owned independent business, with no outside investment. Our team of artists and geeks put our heart and soul into creating coffee that not only tastes great, but does so in an environmentally and social conscious manner. We are passionate about what we do, and excited to have you join us in this journey! Read our story
We source coffee seasonally from small-scale farmers around the world, and work hard to make these relationships equitable and transparent. From our World Coffee research contribution to our farmer feedback program, our goal is to stay true to our values while showcasing the coffees we love.
COFFEE GOOD FOR YOU AND THE PLANET
Compostable coffee bags, with compostable labels and postcards made from 100% recycled paper.
We calculate and offset our carbon emissions by supporting the Alto Mayo Protected Forest project in Peru.
FAIR & TRANSPARENT FARMER PRICES
We are committed to paying farmers fairly (above Fair Trade prices), and share the price on our coffee pages.
GIVE BACK FOR EVERY PURCHASE
For every pound roasted, 5 cents is donated to the World Coffee Research.
FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO LEARN ABOUT COFFEE
Our mission is to make specialty coffee accessible to all, without any pretensions or snobbery.
From our virtual tastings to our guides for how to make coffee at home, we aim to help you learn more about coffee in a casual and fun way!
"It was super informative! very accessible—I don’t know a ton about coffee and had never done a tasting before, and James explained everything so well and even said if we couldn’t pick out particular notes that there’s nothing wrong with us specialty coffee can be snobby at times and Driftaway seems wonderfully the opposite!" - @heyitslizb