What's brewing


8-1-Forged house blend (MEDIUM)

A sweet and smooth medium-roasted coffee made with beans from Uganda and Tanzania

Smooth, Traditional, Full-Bodied

Blackbird (DARK)

A dark blend of traceable, sustainable coffees from Brazil and Colombia 

Velvety, Cocoa, Tobacco



Kenya Kiriga AA (Light)

The largest AA beans from Kiriga Estate in the Kiambu region

Apricot, Wine, Brown Sugar

Guatemala (medium)

From the Huehuetenango region bordering the Mexican Chiapas mountain range

Nuts, Dark Chocolate, Creamy



Rainy Day (Dark)

High grade Sumatra coffee with spices and full bodied dark roast flavor

Dark Chocolate, Smooth, Full-Bodied


A nice blend of South American, Indonesian, and African decaf coffees

Balanced, Medium-Bodied, Sweet

loose leaf teas

Earl Grey, Mango, Lemon Pie, Turmeric Citrus, Mango Sunshine



Hours + Location



401 State Street
Erie, PA 16501

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M–F 7a-7p
Sa 8a-7p / Su 8a-3p 



About Ember+FORGE

Ember+Forge was founded with the purpose of creating a space to build community, connect, and share ideas over high-quality coffee locally-roasted by Happy Mug Coffee in Edinboro, PA. Customers are encouraged not to just come in for coffee, but to also create dialog with their neighbors and friends. Ember+Forge aims to grow as the hub of the downtown community.

The building's history as a chandlery, a place where candles were made and sold, forms the "ember" in the shop’s name, while the city's history in manufacturing forms the "forge.” There is a deeper meaning to Ember+Forge - the City of Erie is currently an ember – a fire that has been left to fade, but can be easily turned back into a roaring fire. To do so, we must all forge ahead towards a new and flourishing Erie. Ember+Forge plays a key role in this movement.





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