Arabica beans. What does it mean?

Arabica beans. What does it mean?

We always see phrases such as "100% Arabica" or "made from the finest Arabica" on ads and posters, but most people, if asked, wouldn't know what that means. In simple terms, Arabica and Robusta are just two of the 120+ different species of Coffee - Coffea genus - and...

Single Origin – Guatemala Antigua

Single Origin – Guatemala Antigua

We are all big fans of the coffees that Guatemala grows. This region has given us some of our favourite beans, and this special batch is AMAZING! It will be available for a limited time only, so make sure you grab a few bags before we run out. What do we love about...

How To Brew A Strong Coffee

How To Brew A Strong Coffee

We all have our favourite blend of coffee beans and will always have a bag in the cupboard for our morning brews, but coffee lovers also like to experiment from time to time - a different blend, a darker roast, single origin or organic. It's an on-going search for a...

Coffee Equipment You Need for a Great Home Brew

Coffee Equipment You Need for a Great Home Brew

Coffee you brew at home never seems to taste quite as good as the coffee made by your favourite barista. Part of the reason for this could be the enhanced enjoyment effect we feel (the 'eee'?) when someone else does the creating and we only have to do the consuming. A...

Coffee Growers: Moreninha Formosa, Brazil

Coffee Growers: Moreninha Formosa, Brazil

Origin: Brazil Altitude: 1200 - 1250 mtrs Crop Year: 2012-13  Cupping score: 84/100 Profile: Chocolate, hazelnut and almond in aroma, touch of spice, medium acidity, brown sugar sweetness,creamy big body, long cocoa finish Moreninha Formosa comes from Fazenda Aurea....

Sparkling Cold Brew Coffee

Sparkling Cold Brew Coffee

We have been carbonating cold brew coffee for several years now, providing our customers with an alternative to the more traditional hot extraction brewing techniques we discuss elsewhere in our blog. In this post we explain what cold brewed coffee is and what it...

Coffee Growers: Pacamara, Guatemala

Coffee Growers: Pacamara, Guatemala

Origin : Guatemala Farm: San Fernando Estate Varietal : Pacamara Growing Altitude  : 1,400-1,450 mtrs Process : Washed Roast: light Very fruity in aroma, with guava and apricot notes, natural sweetness, juicy full body, low-medium acidity and long clean finish. This...

Which Blend of Coffee is Right For You?

Which Blend of Coffee is Right For You?

We try to keep it simple and delicious and although our House Blend appeals pretty much to everyone, we have different options to choose from. At the time of writing we have three regular blends available at all times - House Blend, Organic and Face Kicker - plus one...

Extraction Techniques 2. Plunger

Extraction Techniques 2. Plunger

This brewing method is very popular due to its simplicity and convenience. First of all you need to understand that every brewing method has different outcomes and they vary drastically from one to another. Plunger coffee is water based, so it will taste similar to a...

Sumatra Organic

Sumatra Organic

Origin: Indonesia Region: Sumatra Altitude: 900-1200mtrs Varietal: S795 & Typica Cupping Score: 84/100 Profile: Earthy, grassy with nice aroma, almonds, hazelnut, chocolate, some nice herbs, dark plum, brown sugar sweetness, mild acidity and full creamy body....

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