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Downtown Coffee Business Delivers The Beans
Coffee Bruin
Owners Anthony and Tayler Buich, along with little Olivia, show off a bag of Black Rifle brand coffee, one of the many they plan to offer from their downtown shop, Coffee Bruin. Still being remodeled, at 3310 Santa Fe, it’s located on the east side of the street, next to the former Pizza Plus restaurant site. On Friday, they were preparing to deliver their first bean or ground coffee orders, taken online, going to Turlock and Modesto, to Riverbank and Oakdale. They’ll be able to open their storefront once remodeling work is completed and the city issues its permits. Ric McGinnis/The News

There's something brewing in the business district of downtown Riverbank, and coffee enthusiasts will likely cheer up as things progress.

Although their storefront/shop is still being remodeled, the proprietors of Coffee Bruin launched their offerings by taking orders online last week and then making door-to-door deliveries on Friday.

Owners Anthony and Tayler Buich, with little daughter Olivia tagging along, checked out progress of the work going on at their 3310 Santa Fe Street address before driving to drop off their coffee to waiting customers. They had received their first shipment from supplier Black Rifle Coffee and announced the availability of the store’s products on their Facebook page.

Buich reported they received a warm response from potential customers, and ended up delivering to coffee enthusiasts from Turlock through to Oakdale on Friday. He said they had received two blends so far from the company, a decaf and a medium-caffeinated blend called “Ursa Major, a higher, medium blend roast” that he took orders for and delivered, as well as the decaf.

The brand available to the store right now is made by Black Rifle Coffee Company, a veteran-owned organization serving premium product through distributors like Coffee Bruin. The supplier says it’s committed to supporting veterans, law enforcement and first responders, giving back for each purchase made.

Several of their special blends support charities for first responders and other front line personnel.

Other blends soon to be available will include a light roast, a medium and a dark, plus an extra dark roast, and can be purchased in a variety of sizes, and Buich said they soon will include ‘K-cup’ style individual servings, as well.

Black Rifle Coffee is made from imported, high-quality beans, from Colombia and Brazil, that the company roasts five days a week at its facilities in Manchester, TN and Salt Lake City, UT.

If the name Buich sounds familiar, it’s probably because he came to the area last year, taking over as head varsity football coach at Riverbank High School for the 2019 season. He and his wife have been working on opening their coffee shop since last summer.

“We really look forward to bringing you outstanding craft coffee and delicious small bites in a cozy community café,” he concluded.