Old World Coffee Lab

Old World Coffee Lab Theory is...Roasting

We are officially coffee roasters!

Old World Coffee Lab has taken the plunge into the deep end of roasting coffee ourselves locally, here in Reno, Nevada. If you couldn’t tell – we are very excited about this new endeavor

To bring in-house select coffees and roasting it ourselves grants us the ability to maintain quality of all our coffee beverages being served at our coffee shop to our lovely customers. It allows us to...


Old World Coffee Lab Theory is...Coffee as an Ingredient

We’re wishful thinkers here at Old World Coffee Labs. We also have a sincere respect for coffee as a key ingredient. Especially knowing that doing so can open a whole new world of flavors that we have never tasted before.

Our wishes? To see the natural characteristics and flavor possibilities be explored to their fullest. Similar to the craft cocktail drink culture, our aim is to bring forth nuanced and highlighted...


Old World Coffee Lab Theory is...Art

Art (Noun): The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination...producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power.

“Taste and flavor profiles are relatively subjective and specific to each individual’s taste buds, which means -- in some shape or form -- we can all have appreciation for different aspects of coffee, regardless of your experience with quality coffee.”

As farmers, roasters, baristas we in the coffee...


Old World Coffee Lab Theory Is...Science

You may be thinking “Really, the science of coffee?” It’s just a normal, every day, caffeinated beverage, right?

Well, you may be surprised to learn coffee is one most complex edibles we can drink or eat. It is estimated that there are around 1500 (good) chemical compounds that form your coffee.

This means coffee in terms of varietal, unique flavor profiles is actually far more complex than even wine, which is...


Old World Coffee Theory

Theory: (Noun)A set of principles on which the practice of an activity is based. Here at Old World Coffee Lab, we believe in a single theory.

Our aim is to constantly evolve and elevate what the coffee experience can be. How do we do this? Our approach is guided by three key principles. These are Science, Art, and the respect of Coffee.

Key principles:

  • The Science of Coffee
  • Artistic Expression...