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Manipulating water for coffee July 26 2018, 0 Comments

We recently wrote an article for Taste Cumbria magazine focusing on the component which makes up around 90% of your daily cup of coffee: water. This blog post is intended to build on the content of that article, for those who want to ‘dive a little deeper’ into the impact of water on your coffee....

Finca Veracruz June 18 2018, 0 Comments

The method of processing a coffee affects its overall flavour.  From the sweet, fruity tones of a natural processed coffees, to the bright, complex character of a fully washed coffee, much of what we enjoy from our coffee has been influenced at the farm or mill. The processing method used at Finca Veracruz builds on...

New Espresso Components May 07 2018, 0 Comments

We’ve recently changed the components in our espresso blend, to reflect the seasonal availability of coffee.   We’ve put together a short guide, which includes information about the origins of the components, as well as some suggested recipes.  We believe coffee should be brewed to personal taste but hopefully the information provided here will help...

Solwara Decaf September 11 2017, 0 Comments

Our latest decaf offering is a single origin coffee from the Solwara dry mill in Papua New Guinea. Think fruit and nut in the cup.

An insight into coffee farming June 25 2017, 0 Comments

In around a month's time we'll be offering a coffee from Finca Nazareth, a farm in the Ahuachapan region of El Salvador. This particular coffee was processed at Finca El Carmen and when we recently met the owner, Fernando Alfaro, we quizzed him a little more on the processing method.

Fernando Alfaro Visits Carvetii June 18 2017, 0 Comments

This week we have an exciting visitor at our Roastery. Fernando Alfaro, the owner of Finca El Carmen will be visiting the U.K. next week and will be spending the day with us as part of his itinerary. We’ve used coffee from this particular farm for a couple of years and in 2016 coffee from...

Sipi Falls May 31 2017, 0 Comments

Sipi Falls is our first coffee from Uganda, a region traditionally associated with low grade robusta. This particular coffee is grown in the east of the country in an area bordering Kenya.

Ground Coffee: The Results May 14 2017, 0 Comments

We set about trying to determine whether there was any merit in selling ground coffee to our customers. The results, presented here, speak for themselves!

Finca El Chocho May 01 2017, 0 Comments

Finca El Chocho is a very easy drinking, smooth coffee from the Antioquia region of Colombia. We released this coffee at the end of April so it should be avaialble throughout May.

Ground Coffee April 28 2017, 0 Comments

We've never sold our coffee in ground form, a principle we've adhered to since we opened our Roastery in 2011. There are a number of reasons for this approach, one of which we explore in this article.