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Heartful coffee from Pori – Porin Paahtimo

As a pleasant weekend surprise I was invited to visit Pori, a city and a municipality in the western coast of Finland. My first thought was the most important one: Is there good coffee in Pori? The short answer is - Yes, there is! Porin Paahtimo (Pori Coffee Roastery) has a great selection of freshly… Continue reading Heartful coffee from Pori – Porin Paahtimo

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Lehmus Roastery – The spunky Finnish roastery searching for its place

Lehmus Roastery is a Finnish coffee roastery based in Lappeenranta. They arrived with a storm, taking the title of The Coffee Roastery of the Year 2017 by a popular vote, and established themselves as a solid roastery. How far have they come in a few years, and what should we expect from them? Lehmus Roastery… Continue reading Lehmus Roastery – The spunky Finnish roastery searching for its place

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The beautiful blend of coffee and whisky – Ovenbird Whisky Coffee

"Whisky AND coffee? What are you, nuts?" - No, it's not nuts, it's coffee (I'll get mi coat) aged in whisky casks, and it can be a truly wonderful experience. We briefly explore Ovenbird's whisky coffee in this post. Find our previous Ovenbird review here. Disclaimer: I received a free sample of the Auchentoshan 12… Continue reading The beautiful blend of coffee and whisky – Ovenbird Whisky Coffee

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Free coffee review: Hayman Coffee

Disclaimer: Hayman Coffee approached me with a free coffee sample in exchange for an honest review. I received 45 grams of coffee, in gas protected packaging. Here we go, then. If you price coffee at 35€ per 85 grams (that's 411€/kg), you really pay attention to how you package and transport your coffee. I have little… Continue reading Free coffee review: Hayman Coffee

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Scottish coffee adventures – Discovering Glasgow and Edinburgh (Part 1)

In early July I ventured into Scotland for the first time in my life. A short week that was spent in the two cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh was quick, and full of caffeinated surprises. In this post I want to share something about every coffee shop we visited, why I liked them, and what I… Continue reading Scottish coffee adventures – Discovering Glasgow and Edinburgh (Part 1)

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Helsinki Coffee Festival 2017 – Highs & Lows

Tl;dr: After my second time at the Helsinki Coffee Festival I would recommend it to anyone. Take time to look at the programme in advance, so you won't miss the bits that interest you the most. Highs: New roasteries (e.g. Lehmus Roastery, Holmen Coffee, KeaKoffee) Lots of space! Great program, Barista cup and Brewer's cup… Continue reading Helsinki Coffee Festival 2017 – Highs & Lows