"The Ovenbird is a migratory songbird that takes refuge in heavily shaded coffee farms. Coffee from rustic or traditional polyculture farms provides the best quality habitat for birds. Population outbreaks of some insect species can have a devastating effect on the forest because the insects severely defoliate the trees or attack the bark. Vast areas… Continue reading Ovenbird Artisan Coffee Roasters – Fly, Ovenbird, fly!
Silver Oak Coffee roast a great selection of coffee beans very well - I'll start with that. The rest is about our personal experience about their different beans and Silver Oak Coffee as a whole. We stumbled upon these roasters in a foodie event in Cambridge, which ended with us buying a new brewing pot and… Continue reading Silver Oak Coffee – More fresh beans from Cambridgeshire!
"Not another coffee subscription service?" There seem to be so many subscription services that it's difficult to pick which one is the best. But who wouldn't want to try a coffee subscription to get the most out of different coffee varieties? We tried out what Bean & Ground had to offer. Coffee services like Bean… Continue reading Coffee on your door mat – Bean & Ground
This filter blend has been a pleasant surprise in the aeropress. The bag promises you with sweetness and smoothness, and in the cup I discovered sweet dark chocolate flavors that blend together pleasantly. Albeit the slight acidity in the cup the overall experience is what it promises - Sweet filter blend. I have had varied… Continue reading Phil Ter filter blend (MK 3) by Has Bean Coffee
We're back! It's time to review the coffee brew pot for the lazy. The SoftBrew was an interesting addition to our brewing equipment. We first stumbled upon the pot at the Cambridge Food Festival in May. With the super-fine mesh filter inside the pot, it is great for both brewing coffee and tea. With coffee… Continue reading Testing the Sowden SoftBrew – Brew it and leave it
Just a quick announcement! We will be at this year's London Coffee Festival on Saturday the 5th of April to participate in the wonderful world of coffee, coffee machines, tea, hot chocolate and amazing people. You can spot us sampling all things nice and talking about coffee at the Saturday brunch session (10am to 1pm).… Continue reading WhiskyBeans at London Coffee Festival 2014 (03-06 April)
Having found a job near Canterbury I was in a desperate need to find some good, local coffee in town. I ended up in the Microroastery, where I found: Freshly roasted beans and great tasting coffee, a new brewing method (the "espro press"), had a great chat with the owner and an interesting aeropress sample… Continue reading Visiting Microroastery in Canterbury