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Showcasing Brazil Fazenda California

We have a very special treat for you and your customers. For the next 4 weeks we will be showcasing three exceptional coffees from Brazil Fazenda California. On offer we’ll have three variations on the Cold Soul Natural Fermentation method Luiz Roberto Saldanha Rodrigues (owner…
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How to divide steamed milk to pour two identical coffees

This question was asked by Sandra, a home barista who was struggling to get consistent milk foam on her second cup. Sandra was steaming milk for two coffee’s at the same time and was continually frustrated that the second cup was not as silky and…
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Showcasing Guatemala El Vergel

Caramel. Cherry. Sticky Date. Showcased May 6 – June 2 Process: Washed Varietal: Bourbon and Caturra Region: Quetzeltenango MASL: 1600 For the next 4 weeks we are showcasing a charming coffee from El Vergel in Guatemala. This elegant organic coffee has a delicious combination of…
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Showcasing Burundi Kibingo

Passionfruit. Cream. Honeydew Melon. Process: Washed Varietal: Red Bourbon Region: Kibingo Kayanza Altitude:  1893 masl For the next 4 weeks we are showcasing a charming washed coffee from the Kibingo Kayanza area in Burundi. This elegant coffee has a delicious combination of passionfruit, cream and…
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How to train your palate

Following on from our acids in coffee sensory video we’ve decided to do a double feature: It’s not as good as Tarantino and Rodriguez, but in my humble opinion, it’s pretty good.  There’s two videos for you to watch below, one on developing your palate…
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Showcasing Ethiopia Tade GG

Red Currant. Dark Chocolate. Lemon Marmalade. Showcased March 11 – April 6 Process: Honey Varietal: Heirloom Region: Guji, Sidamo Altitude:  1830 – 1950 masl For the next 4 weeks we are showcasing a wonderful honey processed coffee called Tade GG from the infamous Guji region…
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Showcasing Kenya Wamuguma

Blackcurrant. Sweet florals. Lime Process: Washed Varietal: SL28, SL34 Region: Kiambu, Gatundu Altitude: 1600 – 1800 masl For the next 4 weeks we are showcasing an incredibly beautiful coffee from the Wamuguma Coffee Factory in Kenya. This elegant coffee has distinct blackcurrant, sweet florals and…
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The challenges of roasting coffee in Australia

It’s early 2019 and I’m excited about a delivery of new coffee we agreed to just before the end of the year. I’m carefully monitoring what’s happening with the crop. I’m keeping an eye on how the summer temperature is impacting the roasting profiles we…
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The magic that happens when turning green coffee to brown

Raw coffee is green. Roasted coffee is brown. Sure, we all know that! But what you may not know is the magic that happens behind the scenes when green coffee turns brown, which awakens the wonderful aromas and flavours we all know and love. There…

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