If I have an hour to kill, I hop on the bike and head to Boonton Coffee Company in Boonton, NJ. They'll brew to your liking, but I always take them up on their pour over. Ethiopian for the win, if they've got it roasted!
It's the ambiance any coffee connoisseur would hope for. They roast right there at the shop, the machine is on full display, and the bags of green bean coffee are strewn about the shop. In part for roaster's convenience, I assume, but seemingly in part just to brag. Like hey, we can take coffee from farm to cup, and you know you love it!
This is authentic coffee immersion uniquely located in a killer North Jersey Town. Hit this place up, soak up the locale, get hopped-up on a quality pour-over. And for goodness sake, arrive on two wheels if you can!