Today I took our third batch of Midnight Harvest from its fresh oak bourbon barrel. With the gentle hum of the roaster behind me, I realised that this current batch would mark a more enlightened approach than we’d taken thus far. A little over two months ago, we conceived the idea of barrel ageing some of our specialty coffee as a one-off single run. Little did we know, there’d be such a demand for the resulting coffee, that we’d soon be welcoming it as a staple offering in our arsenal.... Read More
“Our goal is to create positive environmental change and to constantly move towards fixing the things that we cannot yet achieve.” As a responsible company, we must do all that we can to improve the lives of the people around us, and to protect our planet. Simply put – we need to look at all the bad things that we do and put them right. We’ve been talking a lot about our coffee bags in The Granary (our roastery), and we’d like to invite you to the conversation. Of course,... Read More
It’s not every day you receive an email from your favourite North East brewer (Donzoko Brewing Company) regarding an exciting collaboration: “Now dude, fancy ageing some coffee in a bourbon barrel so I can brew some up in a batch of beer?” “Damn right” was the reply (or words to that effect).
There’s something reassuring about the predictable change of the seasons. Crunchy leaves are piled up by the pavement, our breath is suspended in the morning chill (if not behind a mask), and the shorter, darker days leave us reaching for those things that bring us comfort.
Nestled at the foothills of the Ilamatepec Volcano is arguably one of the most beautiful coffee farms in the whole of Central America. Some might say I hold a slight bias, as this place will forever have a very fond place in my memory as the first coffee farm I visited - Finca Bosque Lya.
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded 3 stars for our Two Stories blend, in the Great Taste Awards 2020. What's more, our Daybreak Blend and El Salvador - Bosque Lya have both been awarded a star of their own!
Despite being a staple of nearly every home, there's a lot of confusion around how to store coffee... "Can coffee go bad?" "Where should it be stored?" "How can I keep it fresher for longer?" We thought it was time to weigh in and share our thoughts on the matter, from the journey of the green crop, all the way to your home.
A machine that hasn’t been properly cleaned and maintained will need repairing sooner than one that has. Not only that, but a dirty machine will never give you the quality of coffee that your customers deserve... We’re here to give you a few pointers on how to keep on top of your cleaning and show you what to avoid