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
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
"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
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
Local coffee roasteries are more and more common in Finland, with coffee enthusiast popping up their shops all around the country. Many of the Finnish roasteries are located in or near Helsinki, and ROST & Co. is one of them. We walk by a speciality coffee store Kaffecentralen very often, and the ROST & Co.… Continue reading Coffee by ROST & Co., the Lauttasaari roastery
Mood Coffee Roastery at Tarkk'ampujankatu 4, Helsinki, is a clinically clean coffee shop with artisan grade coffee. But are you in the mood for Mood? They have excellent roasts, but the cold atmosphere (and the two not-so-cheerful baristas) let me down a bit. Definitely worth a quick stop, but not one to make yourself too comfortable… Continue reading Are you in the mood for Mood Coffee Roastery?
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?