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?
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 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!
Due to a surprise quest to Nottingham I decided to scout and find a good place for a cup of proper coffee. A quick online search soon returned only one option in Nottingham - The Bean in Beeston. Beeston is accessible by a direct local bus from Nottingham centre, so why not? I took my… Continue reading Coffee adventures in Nottingham, visiting The Bean
When we saw the Finca El Carmen tasting set available on the SBCC shop we just knew we had to taste it. At what would be more appealing than a world exclusive orange bourbon coupled with it's red sibling? We tasted both batches as espresso and aeropress. Introduction to the set by SBCC: Finca El… Continue reading El Salvador Finca El Carmen Orange & Red Bourbon by SBCC