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Not Deer Teeth by Alexander Jennings

The piece is titled ‘Not Deer Teeth’, and is intended to be a depiction of the teeth of a Not Deer, a creature that I personally have witnessed.

The subject is an array of deer’s teeth (that I personally collected) as one might expect of a museum or other display, but the arrangement mimics that of a carnivore. Deer, or regular deer at least, do not have top front teeth, and they certainly do not have canines as this one appears to.

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Goblin Grog: An Enchanting Coffee Experience

If you’re a coffee enthusiast seeking a bold and captivating flavor experience, look no further than Mountain Town Coffee Roasting’s Goblin Grog. This medium roast is a unique creation that stands out among its Indonesian counterparts. With its creamy and rich profile, accompanied by tantalizing notes of vanilla bean and dark chocolate, Goblin Grog is a true treasure for coffee lovers.

Goblin Grog enchants with its distinctive flavor profile. Unlike many Indonesian coffees known for their earthy tones, Goblin Grog takes a different path, providing a smoother and more refined experience. The medium roast strikes the perfect balance, allowing the flavors to shine through harmoniously. As you savor each sip, you’ll be greeted by the luxurious embrace of creamy vanilla bean notes, reminiscent of a decadent dessert. The subtle hint of dark chocolate adds depth and richness, creating a truly indulgent coffee experience.

Whether you’re a seasoned coffee aficionado or simply seeking a remarkable coffee experience, Goblin Grog is a must-try. Indulge in this bold and medium roast, allowing it to transport you to a world of exquisite flavors and a touch of goblin folklore. So, grab your favorite mug, prepare to be enchanted, and savor each sip of Mountain Town Coffee Roasting’s Goblin Grog.

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Skull Stamp by Amanda Smith

Skull Stamp by Amanda Smith is featured in Cryptids and Coffee Volume 1. Issue 2. You can find more of Amanda’s work on Instagram and in future issues of Cryptids and Coffee (A zine for people who love one or the other.)

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The Squonk: From Folklore to Flavorful Beans

In the realm of cryptids, there are few creatures as intriguing and elusive as the Squonk. This mythical creature, known for its melancholic nature and ability to dissolve into tears, has captured the imagination of storytellers and artists for generations. However, its presence doesn’t end there. Mountain Town Coffee Roasting has harnessed the essence of the Squonk to create a coffee blend that not only tantalizes the taste buds but also celebrates the rich tapestry of pop culture.

While the Squonk may not be as widely recognized as some legendary creatures, its unique qualities have earned it a special place in various forms of pop culture. From literature to music and even gaming, the Squonk has left its mark.

In literature, the Squonk has appeared in various works, often as a symbol of sorrow and vulnerability. Its tearful nature has been a source of inspiration for authors exploring themes of melancholy and the human condition.

Musicians, too, have drawn inspiration from the Squonk. Progressive rock band Genesis immortalized the creature in their iconic song “Squonk.” The haunting lyrics and ethereal melodies captured the essence of the Squonk’s sadness, captivating audiences worldwide.

In the realm of gaming, the Squonk has found its way into the hearts of players. From magical creatures in fantasy role-playing games to collectible cards in trading card games, the Squonk’s unique characteristics have been embraced by gamers seeking a touch of mystique.

Our goal at Mountain Town Coffee Roasting is to roast exceptional coffee and artfully embrace the mythical allure of the Squonk. Drawing inspiration from the creature’s legendary tears, we have roasted a coffee that encapsulates its essence.

A Squonk Supreme is a medium-bodied Rwandan coffee that delivers a fusion of flavors. With hints of pineapple, lemon verbena, grapefruit, berry, and honey, it offers a mesmerizing taste experience. Just like the Squonk’s tears, this bean evokes a sense of despondency that mingles with the joy of a perfectly brewed cup, leaving a lasting impression on the palate.

As we savor the aromatic brew, let us celebrate the fusion of folklore and pop culture, recognizing the profound influence these captivating cryptids have on our collective imagination. So, next time you seek a truly exceptional cup of coffee, embrace the mystique of A Squonk Supreme and embark on a remarkable journey through flavors and legends, courtesy of Mountain Town Coffee Roasting.

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Discover Legendary Whole Bean Coffee at the Ellijay Farmers and Artisans Market with Mountain Town Coffee Roasting

Calling all coffee enthusiasts and lovers of local produce and art! Mountain Town Coffee Roasting is thrilled to announce our participation in the Ellijay Farmers and Artisans Market, bringing you a selection of our finest whole bean coffees. Join us every Saturday through September from 8:00am to 12:00pm in downtown Ellijay, Georgia. Get ready to embark on a coffee adventure like no other as we showcase our unique blends inspired by cryptids. From the mysterious Sasquatch Select to the lively Jackalope Joe, our exceptional whole bean coffees will transport you to new realms of flavor and imagination.

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Cryptids and Coffee The Tripodero

The Tripodero hails from the chaparral forests of Southern California. As its name alludes, the creature stands on three limbs, two thin telescopic legs, a kangaroo like tail, and is fashioned in a stance like a tripod. The anatomy of the Tripodero’s legs gives this creature the ability to vertically elevate at will through the thicket of the chaparral floor and rise above to view potential prey. The Tripedro is small, stealthy, and stout. Its snout stretches over its head to quickly devour food and store small pellets of hardened clay gathered from the chaparral floor.

The chaparral forests are mostly fixed on slopes and ridges, giving the Tripedro a sight advantage. When it acquires a target, the Tripodero will use a round of clay stored in its snout and, with a sitting motion, project the hard clay at its victim to render it unconscious. Once the victim is clearly down, the Tripodero will contract its legs, descend the ridgeside, and eat its prey until the last bone is gone.