Coffee in Berlin: Bonanza Coffee Heroes | Coffee News | Scoop.it

A few years ago I stumbled on the quote “Coffee is the best thing to douse the sunrise with” on one of those dorky inspiration pages on the internet. As cheesy as it sounds, it has stuck with me, since, as a caffeine devotee, there really is no feeling that compares to that first sip of coffee to pass through my lips first thing in the morning. Without it, I simply cannot function. Thankfully, my fix is within arm’s reach as I pass Bonanza Coffee Heroes on my way to work every day.

With a shopfront that looks like a designer’s daydream, the baby blue façade is offset by a striking neon sign in a retro cursive font. Inside, Bonanza is warm and inviting in an old-world factory kind of way. As you walk in, you see a beautiful brass-coloured roasting machine and coffee syphon and you immediately know that this is a masters’ laboratory (and not in the Berghain‘s basement kind of sense) where coffee means serious business...