What Does A Coffee Roaster Actually Do?

When you’re browsing websites and trying to decide which coffee you would like to try next, do you ever wonder what a coffee roaster actually does? Sure, the title is fairly self-explanatory, but have you consider what it actually looks like? Have you thought about the science and how it all works? Have you considered…

HOW TO READ A COFFEE PACKAGING LIKE A PRO

There’s a lot to learn about a coffee’s origin, roaster, and general quality of the packaging, and not all of it is good. We’ve all been there: you meander down an aisle or scroll down a web page to see dozens or even hundreds of coffee bags, each saying they’re gourmet and flavorful – but…

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…

Coffee Grind Sizes: A Key to Better Brewing

Grocery stores are convenient places to get coffee, but there are some drawbacks. Most of these stores simply don’t care about your coffee quality, and they only ever offer two options: whole bean and ground. One powerful way to rise above the low-end coffee at grocery stores  is to take control of the way you…

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…