When you enter an abandoned looking shopping center, you don't expect to find one of the greatest hidden gems in the Helsinki coffee catalogue. Maja Coffee Roastery in Lehtisaari is one of those that you should definitely dust off your bike for and cycle in for a taste! The cosy shop has a simple menu of coffee,… Continue reading Maja Coffee Roastery – Hidden gem of Lehtisaari
Helsinki, one of the Nordic capitals and a definite hot spot in Finland is full of independent coffee shop and roasteries just waiting to surprise you with their exquisite coffees. We don't have a big history with coffee shops in Helsinki, so during out short visit in September we wanted to try a few to… Continue reading Small Coffee Tour in Helsinki, Finland
Auchentoshan Cooper's Reserve, yet another travel retail edition for review! If you are a fan of other Auchentoshan single malts, you will most likely be fond of this travel retail edition. The 14-year-old single malt Cooper's Reserve promises and does not fail to deliver nuttiness and citrus. "A limited release, Cooper's Reserve has been maturing… Continue reading Auchentoshan Cooper’s Reserve (travel retail edition)
We all know that someone who seems to drink and breathe coffee, and just getting them a coffee gift card to their favourite coffee shop feels overused. Here are some gift ideas for your special caffeine-infused buddy or someone yet to learn the wonders of coffee! 1. Coffee subscription They may already have a coffee subscription,… Continue reading Five gifts for Coffee Lovers
The plum nose of the Dalmore Valour peaked my interest on a fairly recent travel through Heathrow Terminal 3 World of Whiskies. "An expression that truly lives up to its name, Valour expertly marries together the distinct and bold characteristics of three exceptional casks. Matured initially in American white oak ex-bourbon casks, the spirit is then transferred… Continue reading Dalmore Valour (Travel retail edition)
If you're like me, and you're in an office with nothing else than a tea kettle and a capsule coffee machine, you are in a pinch to make a delicious cup o' joe. But don't worry, in this post we have collected a couple of options and tips for you to make a successful brew with… Continue reading Coffee with a tea kettle – How to brew coffee in the office?
We here at WhiskyBeans have been out of the loop for a while: Busy at work, busy on holiday, busy travelling for work, etc. You get the gist. We have also been playing a lot of games recently, which are always a massive time sink, so I thought why not combine the two and write… Continue reading Whisky & Video Games: Guild Wars 2