It would be fair to say that the collective tastes of modern Americans when it comes to brewed coffee has evolved and become somewhat more… refined.
What we accepted as a “good cup of joe” just 30 years ago would be barely tolerated by most coffee aficionados today. Gourmet coffees have taken our society by storm since the early 1990s and one purveyor has stood out.
Taylor Lane’s Coffee: Premium Organic Coffee
Taylor Lane Coffee has been roasting beans in Sonoma County since 1993, serving high-quality coffee products to locals
As described on their website, Taylor Lane is,
One part art, one part science, 100% craft. Keeping the sustainable spirit of Sonoma County alive in small-batch roasts packaged by hand
They are locally owned and,
“believe in community, sustainability, and experimentation. Every small batch is roasted in our Loring Smart Roast, a locally made (Santa Rosa, CA) and energy-efficient roaster that greatly reduces our carbon footprint without sacrificing quality. We aim to bring together the artistry and science of roasting in our offerings, which range from light and fruity to dark and bold.”
Five Coffee Menu Items You Have to Try at Cal Mart
For true coffee lovers, any time of day is a good time for a good cup of coffee or espresso. Here are five menu items you can choose from our Taylor Lane Coffee menu during your next visit to Cal Mart.
A simple cup of brewed coffee may not seem like a big deal, but to the discriminating coffee palate, it is. We offer up a different roast daily as our Coffee of the Day, and the tantalizing selections provided by Taylor Lane Coffee means that every day is a great day at our Coffee Bar!
Whether you enjoy your cup of java with cream and sugar, or straight and black, we have a roast and blend that will be sure to satisfy your coffee urge.
For a delicate change of pace, we also offer a Café au lait daily, a gourmet brew with steamed milk added. While the distinction is subtle, it differs from ‘white coffee,’ which is simply coffee with cold milk added.
While brewed coffee by itself represents the ‘heart’ of gourmet coffee, espresso drinks are the soul. And, at Cal Mart, our Taylor Lane’s Coffee menu boasts eight different espresso drinks along with a traditional hot cocoa drink, as well.
From Cappuccino to Americano, to Lattes and Macchiatos and Mochas, our espresso items are made complete with a choice of a single, double, or triple authentic espresso. And, of course, you can make your coffee to your taste with soy, rice, Lactaid, and organic milks, a shot of espresso, flavored syrups, and even a touch of whipped cream!
For some, a perfect cup of tea does for them what a perfect cup of coffee or espresso does for others. And we are proud to cater to those tea lovers at our Coffee Bar with a variety of hot tea selections for Taylor Lane coffee.
In addition, we serve a delicious Chai Tea Latte, a tea beverage traditionally made by boiling black tea in milk and water with a mixture of aromatic herbs and spices. At our Coffee Bar, we do this with Taylor Lane’s Chai, which is made with pungent black teas blended with aromatic, warming spices.
4. Iced Drinks
Napa Valley can get quite warm in the late spring, summer, and into the early fall. So, when the temperatures are hovering in the 80s, that’s when a cool, iced drink from Cal Mart’s Coffee Bar is just the thing.
If you usually drink it hot, we can also make it iced. We serve up iced brewed drinks including:
- Iced Coffee
- Iced Latte
- Iced Vanilla Latte
- Iced Caramel Macchiato
- Iced Mocha
- And, of course, Iced Tea
Hot or Cold, A Taylor Lane Coffee Menu Selection from Cal Mart Can Make Your Day
Cal Mart has long been a favorite stop for locals and visitors to the Napa Valley. Located conveniently located between the famed Silverado Trail and State Route 128 and, we are situated in the heart of downtown Calistoga.
Cal Mart has operated as an independent, family-owned grocery store for more than 50 years, providing a unique and enjoyable shopping experience for our customers. And we are proud to offer the quality items of Taylor Lane’s Coffee Menu in our coffee bar.
For over half a century, we have made it our mission to be the best at what we do and to embody the spirit of service in all that we do. And we believe this is a big part of why we are known as “Napa Valley’s Finest Grocery.”
Along with our great coffee bar, Cal Mart offers a wide selection of cheeses in our gourmet cheese department, delicious, unique, and hard-to-find specialty foods items, and a dazzling variety of craft beers. And we are always adding to our impressive range of local and international fine wines.
Need a gift for yourself or someone special? We have beautiful flower arrangements and plants for any occasion, wonderful gift baskets, and much more. And when you stop in for that next cup of coffee or espresso, take some time to explore all that we have to offer.
While you’re in the store, please feel free to talk with our knowledgeable staff and make it a point to treat yourself to a cup of coffee or tea from our Coffee Bar, or a delicious and healthy smoothie.
At Cal Mart, you will always find something that is unexpected, unusual, and uncommon!