FUELING YOUR LIFE
To some, a "death wish" may sound irresponsible, morbid, a step too far—but we believe it's the boldest sign of living life to the fullest. At Death Wish Coffee, we stand for the bold souls who never slow down. So get out there and get it done. We'll bring the coffee.
REAP WHAT YOU SOW
Death Wish Coffee follows strict grading requirements for all coffee beans to ensure quality and consistency from cup to cup. We source USDA Organic and Fair Trade Certified™ arabica and robusta coffee beans from India, Peru, and other countries throughout South and Central America. This means our coffee is made according to rigorous standards that protect the environment and the livelihoods of coffee farmers.
Guaranteed minimum prices to protect farmers
Safe and sustainable farming methods
Community development funds in coffee-growing regions
Death Wish Coffee has harnessed robusta's magical powers since 2012, before other coffee companies caught on to its resistance to climate change and ability to brew a bold cup. We're bold enough to find the best qualities in robusta and give these power-packed beans proper care through processing at origin and roasting at our manufacturing sites.
This rigorous process results in a strong cup of coffee with increased aroma and mouth feel, low acidity, and an extra kick of caffeine. Paired with our Fair Trade and organic arabica beans, you're guaranteed a bold, smooth and premium cup of coffee every time—because who wants weak, watery coffee?
CAFFEINDS BEHIND THE BEANS
Founded in 2012 in Saratoga Springs, New York, Death Wish Coffee is made up of a passionate team that's always looking at fresh ways to provide bold, smooth cups of coffee to our people. We're headquartered in downtown Saratoga Springs, with manufacturing down the road in Round Lake, New York and an office in New York City. We live to rebel against blah beans—and a boring, lackluster life.
2012 THE CREATION OF DEATH WISH COFFEE
Mike Brown brings his idea for Death Wish Coffee to life, creating the recipe and roasting process.
2013 GOOD MORNING AMERICA
“Good Morning America” airs a segment on Death Wish Coffee and introduces us to thousands of people.
2016 SUPER BOWL 50 AD AIRS
We became the smallest company to run a commercial during Super Bowl 50 after winning the Intuit Small Business Big Game Competition.
2018 CAFFEINATED THE UNIVERSE
With the help of NASA Food Labs, Death Wish Coffee developed an instant freeze-dried blend of our coffee to fuel astronauts on the International Space Station.
2021 - 2022 NEW ROASTS AND FLAVORS
Expanded beyond our original Dark Roast, adding Medium Roast & Espresso Roast to our everyday lineup and introducing flavors of Gingerdead and Blue and Buried.