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Friday, November 20 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Business & Brews | The Uncle Leroy's Coffee Story

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Join us for another edition of Business & Brews to learn about Uncle Leroy's Coffee from the ground up.  Co-owners Austin Schwartz and Carla McConnell tell their origin story that began on a 1968 bus and has grown into a pair of Anchorage area coffee shops and a small batch roaster.

Learn about the ups and downs of sustaining a new business in the midst of COVID, starting up in a saturated market, and branding yourself using history, a story, and aesthetics. We will also be taking a virtual tour of their Midtown shop to learn more about manual espresso, slow brew coffee, and small-batch roasting. See how Uncle Leroy's Coffee intersects itself with coffee bar and coffeehouse culture to stay competitive, collaborative, and community-oriented.

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Austin Schwartz

Co-owner, Uncle Leroy's Coffee
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Carla McConnell

Co-owner, Uncle Leroy's Coffee

Friday November 20, 2020 4:30pm - 5:30pm AKST