Tulsa coffee shop owner takes love of the brew to next level, buys Nicaraguan coffee farm

DoubleShot Coffee Company opened in 2004 after owner Brian Franklin set out on a mission to make coffee that he could enjoy.

Franklin was an early-riser who didn’t like coffee. Still, he drank it to try to get that extra boost in the morning, but he didn’t enjoy his morning brew.

He set out to find out why he didn’t like coffee and what could be done differently so that he would. After years of experimenting with roasting his own beans at home, he found the secret... A great farm and freshly roasted beans.

For years, Franklin has traveled the world to meet the people who own and operate the farms growing the coffee he buys. He personally roasts the coffee sold at DoubleShot twice per week.

Now, Franklin has purchased his very own farm in Nicaragua. He’s named it Dos Manzanas, a reference to its size, which is about two acres.

Franklin made the announcement to his customers inside the Rookery, a nickname for the 1800s barn that houses DoubleShot.

Franklin says the coffee is being planted now and will be available to enjoy at DoubleShot in about three years.

Listen to our interview with Brian Franklin here

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