AEROPRESS: UPSIDE DOWN UPSIDE DOWN.

Growing up in Australia in the 80’s meant that I was educated and inspired by Mr Squiggle and his remarkable talent for drawing pictures from squiggles. This might not sound impressive, but when I tell you that the picture looked like child’s scrawl until Rebecca said, ‘I’m sure it;s obvious Mr Squiggle but I just […]

DO YOU HAVE AN ALTITUDE PROBLEM

I once had a customer who would come in, talk shop for an hour or so, tell me what coffee he’d been drinking lately, tell me about the best coffee he’d ever had (made it himself), would ask me if I had any beans available that were grown 2000 masl or higher, and would get […]

HOW NOT TO BE A COFFEE SNOB (WHEN YOU’RE A COFFEE SNOB)

I wouldn’t call myself a coffee snob. It’s not nice to call people coffee snobs so I extend that etiquette to myself, even though I am one. I don’t mean to be, it’s just that I like coffee. I love it, really. And I want each cup that I drink to be a celebration of […]

COFFEE OF THE MONTH! Indonesia Wahana Estate

Spring is in the air and with it comes my appetite for cold brew and bright roast filter coffees. Especially ones that are reminiscent of the summer fruits we start to see at this time of year. So it only seems right  that my pick for this month is this amazing Indonesian coffee from Wahana […]

COFFEE OF JUNE: MYANMAR

I am in no doubt that over the years of your coffee drinking career, you have paused, marvelled, and pondered how coffee puts the world not just on your doorstep, but in your mouth. As I’m writing this I’m in southern Sydney, sipping coffee that was grown in Ethiopia, roasted in Denmark, sent via a […]

JUNE NEWS

We have a launch date!! IT’S OFFICIAL, we will be opening our little tasting bar on the 1st of July. What’s it all about? Keep your eyes peeled and we’ll fill you in soon! SINDY SIN GIVES THE WAREHOUSE A LICK OF PAINT Local legend Sindy swoops in with this epic eagle!  We think it […]

FERMENTING WITH YEAST INOCULATION. YUMMO.

Inoculation is to introduce microorganisms, vaccines, or sera by inoculation. You know this because, thanks to the coronavirus, inoculation is currently on trend. In vogue. Hip. Not since frosted tips and razor scooters has such a trend dominated the entire globe. But, as you have deduced correctly, coffee does not have coronavirus, so what does […]

COFFEE OF THE MONTH: DR CONGO

In recent years DR Congo is re-emerging as a coffee origin.  This is the 3rd crop we have purchased in as many years and the region is showing us what it is capable of.  Many small cooperatives are now in action and working together to increase the quality of their coffee.  This coffee is from […]

COFFEE OF THE MONTH

PNG Baroida AX Washed By Jess Hol I like that this estate, ‘Baroida Estate’, is named after a spirit that subsists in a large river rock. The legend goes the large rock sits in one of the main rivers flowing through the estate and has stubbornly remained in the middle of the river for as […]

COFFEE OF THE MONTH: GIVE ME SOME SPARKLE!

Deck your halls and hoppers with SPARKLE blend this festive season. It’s time for our annual Christmas blend, perfect for celebrations, festivities and summer mornings.  You can brew it, gift it or whip up a sneaky cocktail with it. This year we have broken rank with your traditional rum & raisin and instead concocted a […]

Sparkle: Our Special 2019 Christmas Coffee

Christmas is around the corner! This special time of year calls for a special coffee blend. We’ve matched two amazing honey-processed coffees. This stunning blend of Sumatra Kerinci and El Salvador Villa Galicia creates a juicy orange and peach-like acidity, rich flavours of chocolate, ripe berries, pinot & black berry. Drink black, with milk or […]

MICE2019 Interview with our Coffee Heroine Jessica Hol

We had a blast at MICE this year, trying lots of great coffee and talking to legends in the Aussie coffee industry. It was so amazing to see everyone collaborating. It’s definitely got us pumped for what’s to come in the world of coffee! Our Q grader and roaster Jessica Hol was interviewed by Specialty […]