Brothers in beans - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8

Brothers in beans

Posted: Updated:

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The first family of locally roasted coffee has expanded their horizons. Larry Himmel takes us to San Marcos, where beats and beans go together.

It's 10 a.m. Do you know where your children are?

They just may be movin' and groovin' to the beaned up beat inside the North County's hippest coffee shop, Ryan Brothers in San Marcos.

"San Marcos is an upcoming community, full of a bunch of families and child. We'll do some children's concerts here, some jazz time in the store," said Ray Owens.

This upscale boppin' shop is an extension of the original Ryan Brothers in Barrio Logan, where beans are roasted and toasted, shipped and sipped daily.

"The brothers early on decided you know what, we're going to make a high end quality coffee because it's roasted in small batches, where there will be no bitterness in the coffee at all."

Although the Ryan Brothers blends some exotic beans from far away places with strange sounding names, their niche is keeping it all close to home.

"They'll roast downtown and we'll get our coffee within 24 hours of being roasted. You're getting the best quality, freshest quality, you can get in San Diego."

The difference is in the taste.

"Most people are used to drinking coffee and going, ah, I got to put something sweet in it, got to put some cream in it. And very few people are used to drinking a very high quality, just good cup of black coffee."

Ryan Brothers aspires to the buzz without the bitter.

"Every blend that we have is kind of handcrafted and customers, when they try it, love it...Our famous one that everybody knows is cowboy coffee."

Not much of a cowboy vibe here today. Under the watchful eyes of miles and trane, caffeinated coffees and teas were being blended with a smooth and jazzy vibe.

"Something that the brothers wanted to infuse into this location from the very beginning."

Out to turn a North County strip mall into a San Marcos hip mall, one note at a time.

  • CBS 8 FeaturesMore>>

  • Oliver is the life of the party

    Oliver is the life of the party

    Thursday, May 25 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-05-25 19:59:38 GMT

    Oliver, a 1-year-old Chihuahua mix, is looking for a new best friend. This happy-go-lucky boy is the life of the party. He’s always happy and ready to do whatever his new family wants to do - he just likes to be with them. 

     

    Oliver, a 1-year-old Chihuahua mix, is looking for a new best friend. This happy-go-lucky boy is the life of the party. He’s always happy and ready to do whatever his new family wants to do - he just likes to be with them. 

     
  • Fashion Week San Diego: A look at the dresses and the menu

    Fashion Week San Diego: A look at the dresses and the menu

    Fashion Week San Diego is celebrating a new roof top bar. It's called the Upper East Bar and it’s also the only place you can catch a glimpse of fashion's newest environmentally friendly dress. Ashley Jacobs also shows us what’s on the menu. 

     

    Fashion Week San Diego is celebrating a new roof top bar. It's called the Upper East Bar and it’s also the only place you can catch a glimpse of fashion's newest environmentally friendly dress. Ashley Jacobs also shows us what’s on the menu. 

     
  • Growing Problem: Teens turn to flower seeds to score dangerous high

    Growing Problem: Teens turn to flower seeds to score dangerous high

    Thursday, May 25 2017 12:27 PM EDT2017-05-25 16:27:03 GMT

    It's a growing problem throughout parts of the nation - teens turning to common plant seeds as a type of party drug to score a cheap but risky high.

     

    It's a growing problem throughout parts of the nation - teens turning to common plant seeds as a type of party drug to score a cheap but risky high.

     
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 Midwest Television, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.