Stop Throwing Away Your Left Over Coffee Grounds…Do This Instead!

Stop Throwing Away Your Left Over Coffee Grind…Do This Instead If you are like me, when your bin fills up with used coffee ground, you probably toss it all away without a second thought. I have shamelessly been throwing my used coffee away for years, and I never thought anything of it. That was until…

Stuck Without Gear? Cold Brew Coffee With a Clean Sock!

We all know that feeling. You spend hours packing up all your coffee gear, each device particularly oriented to ensure safe travels. You find yourself at your destination, tired and not interested in unpacking. The next morning rolls around and you shuffle through your suitcase, becoming more and more frantic. The terrible reality hits you:…

Small Purchases To Improve Your Coffee At Home

Small Purchases To Improve Your Coffee At Home You might have assumed, from the title of this article, that I was going to give you a list post of coffee machines you need to go out and buy to make the perfect cup. The list post would probably get us more views, but I would…

How To Make Cold Brew Coffee The Easy Way: In A French Press

Tall glass towers and giant plastic buckets are often seen behind the counters of coffee shops, holding gallons of delicious, smooth cold brew concentrate at a time. These contraptions lead many to believe that brewing cold brew coffee is too difficult or too complicated to attempt. This could not be further from the truth. Cold…

A Glimpse into Direct Trade Coffee in Aceh, Indonesia

This is the third and last installation of our Direct Trade commentary and we thought we’d conclude it by sharing about our magical sourcing trip in Indonesia (fun fact: Indonesia is the fourth largest producer of coffee in the world!) Along with our partners from the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe, our team of 19…

We Got High at Singapore Coffee Fest

Yes, we got high at Singapore Coffee Fest last week. You can’t blame us – we partnered and shared a booth with Innocence Brewing, a local brewery that’s pretty new to all this like us and served up the best damn coffee beer i.e. Midnight Roast at the festival. And on top of that, we…

5 Gifts Your Coffeeholic Dad Will Love

A son’s first hero and a daughter’s first love. How exactly do we say thank you to the most important man in our lives without reusing the same ol’ ideas like a cheesy “Best Dad Ever” mug? We’ve done the brainstorming for you and here’s our five top picks of gifts for Dads who love coffee almost as…

Finding Purpose in Coffee

Analysing and stereotyping millennials seems to be the trend now, and many times they were unfair generalisations. But there’s one thing they were right about – that we millennials seek purpose in the things we do. Our purpose is simple. To make coffee better (#makecoffeebetter), not only for our customers but our farmers too. This…

#wedontneedGeorge (Clooney): Our #ShotPods Speak For Themselves!

We actually mean it when we say we don’t need George Clooney. Sure, he aged fairly well and we admit that he did pretty good in those Nespresso advertisements. Maybe we’re also tempted to believe him when he acts like their pods are the best in the world. But we at Hook Coffee believe in letting…

Part 1/3 of The Inconvenient Truth; Drinking Responsibly

We trust you’ve been drinking responsibly over the weekend and you’re all geared up, well-armed with freshly roasted coffees (courtesy of Hook Coffee hopefully), for the week ahead! We’ve gotten a few requests to share more about Direct Trade and why we’re so obsessed about trying to be 100% DT. So we’ve finally gotten down…

Excuse me, did I hear “ESPRESSO MARTINI”?

It’s the Labour Day holiday, and we chanced upon the perfect recipe for one last cocktail before heading back to work tomorrow. Or if you’ve had enough for the weekend, then you’re gonna want to bookmark this: Introducing, the ESPRESSO MARTINI! Created in ‘80s Soho, London, by cocktail legend Dick Bradsell, the story goes that a…