The fast-expanding Birmingham, Alabama–based roaster hasn’t put its name above any of the Octane coffee shops it acquired in April, but its products are on the shelves. The fine print: The Octane brand still exists and is sold alongside Revelator beans at Octane locations, and Revelator locations—at Westside Provisions, Square on Fifth, and West Elm in Ponce City Market—sell exclusively Revelator beans. With its upcoming Mourning Dove Cafe in the Shops at Buckhead, Revelator is becoming a force for our home-turf roasteries to reckon with. revelatorcoffee.com
This article originally appeared in our December 2017 issue.