We all have a memory of the best cup of coffee we’ve ever had. Maybe you were on a camping trip with your buds, or maybe you were just sitting on the front porch on a cool fall morning. There’s something visceral that sticks in your brain and every other cup from then on is compared to that one. These are the moments that inspire us. In everything we do—from sourcing amazing coffee, to developing tasty roast profiles, to roasting the beans with care—we are driven to deliver memorable experiences.


We source coffee seasonally to ensure it is at the peak of its potential. We taste dozens of samples before deciding on a new offering. Once chosen, we happily pay premium prices to secure these coffees. This model celebrates the hard work and precision of the producers and establishes relationships built on integrity and trust.

The growers we work with are highly skilled artisans. They've built reputations for producing amazing coffee year after year. We are inspired and humbled with the effort and care they put into their work. Our goal is to honor them by roasting these amazing coffees with love and we can't wait to share it with you.

Roasting coffee is our heart. Dynamic flavor is not inherent in great green coffee – it’s latent. With that in mind, we create individual roast profiles for each coffee to maximize varietal expression. We believe in highlighting the natural sweetness and balance of these beautiful coffees by roasting on the light to medium side, never venturing into second crack. Once roasted, every batch is cupped and scored and its roast data evaluated for consistency. We truly believe this attention to detail makes our roasts some of the best in the world.

The bottom line: we don’t buy, roast, or sell coffee we’re not totally crazy about.


In 2010, after years of working as a barista, manager, and roaster in Athens, GA, Philip Brown came to Savannah. His mission: to cultivate an appreciation for outstanding coffee in the South. Armed with a Diedrich IR-12, a bike, and a really big backpack, he built PERC Coffee one bag at a time. 

As business grew, Philip knew the PERC family had to grow too, so he assembled a small and diversely impassioned crew that came together like a coffee Voltron. Batch after batch, play after blistering late-night play of Paranoid, they built a culture around sharing the product they loved. They eventually outgrew the shop, moved the operation to a warehouse on the east side, bought a bigger roaster, and built out a swanky training lab. 

Now we are many. With backgrounds in music, technology, and science, we are a team of detail-oriented creatives united by the same common interest: making and sharing damn good coffee.




Philip Brown

Origin: Columbia, SC
Position: Roaster dude
Tunes: Smog, Stereolab, Eric Dolphy
Spirit Animal: Giant Panda
In my cup: Ethiopia Misty Valley

Nancy Brown

Origin: Asheboro, NC
Position: Keeper of the books
Tunes: Bob Dylan, Dr. Dre
Spirit Animal: Owl
In my cup: Brazil Bob-o-link



Origin: Providence, RI
Position: Packer + Delivery Boy
Tunes: M83, Trap
Spirit Animal: Giraffe
In my cup: Ethiopia Cheffe Elfeta


PEREZ GABE - AKA lil' batchy

Origin: Savannah, GA
Position: Packer + batcher
Tunes: King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Grandaddy
Spirit Animal: Two headed dog
In my cup: Colombia El Mirador


Origin: Savannah, GA
Position: Mr. Everything
Tunes: James Brown, Talking Heads, Neil Young
Spirit Animal: Alpaca
In my cup: Ethiopia Misty Valley



Origin: The Arctic Circle, Finland
Position: PERC Hustler
Tunes: Etta James, The Rolling Stones, Chris Thile
Spirit Animal: Goat
In my cup: Ethiopia Cheffe Elfeta


Origin: Forest Park, GA
Position: Media master + Cold Brewist + Fixer
Tunes: Buddy Miller, Pere Ubu, Half Japanese
Spirit Animal: Anole
In my cup: Kenya Nyeri AA



Origin: Jacksonville, NC
Position: Trainer + professional wrestler
Tunes: Ben Folds, Townes Van Zandt, King Dude
Spirit Animal: Moose
In my cup: Peru Yanatile



Origin: Colorado Springs, CO
Position: Barista + Packer
Tunes: The Beatles, Andrew Bird
Spirit Animal: Jellyfish
In my cup: Ethiopia Cheffe Elfeta


tommy Fisher

Origin: St Croix, USVI
Position: Packer
Tunes: The Dear Hunter, Little Tybee
Spirit Animal:  Leatherback sea turtle
In my cup: Juggernaut espresso



Origin: Ocracoke Island, NC
Position: Barista + Packer
Tunes: Anything good
Spirit Animal: Wildebeest
In my cup: Colombia El Mirador


John Caldwell

Origin: Southern Britain
Position: Packer
Tunes: Life without buildings
Spirit Animal:  Blonde, flower eating, squirrel
In my cup: Guatemala Ixlama


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