Use good quality equipment – weather it be for Moka, Plunger, Nespresso, Filter – we will be stocking some of these in months to come.
Make sure that your equipment — from grinders and filters to coffee makers— are thoroughly cleaned after each use.
Rinse with clear, hot water (or wipe down thoroughly), and dry with an absorbent towel. It’s important to check that no grounds have been left to collect and that there’s no build-up of coffee oil , which can make future cups of coffee taste bitter and rancid.
Great coffee starts with great beans. The quality and flavor of your coffee is not only determined by your favorite brewing process, but also by the type of coffee you select. There can be a big difference between roasts, we have five different roasts, one to suit every taste, we source quality coffee beans from around the globe and blend them to make the perfect brew.
Purchase coffee as soon as possible after it’s roasted. Fresh-roasted coffee is essential to a quality cup. That is why we small batch roast to ensure fresh coffee, we turn over over 100kg of coffee beans a week.
If you buy beans, always grind your beans as close to the brew time as possible for maximum freshness.
The size of the grind is hugely important to the taste of your coffee. If your coffee tastes bitter, it may be over-extracted, or ground too fine. On the other hand, if your coffee tastes flat, it may be under-extracted, meaning your grind is too coarse.
If you’re having the coffee ground to order, tell us exactly how you will be brewing it. We will grind it specifically for your preparation method. Home espresso, Moka, Filter, Plunger
Keep beans airtight and cool.
Your beans’ greatest enemies are air, moisture, heat, and light.
To preserve your beans’ fresh roasted flavor as long as possible, store them in an opaque, air-tight container at room temperature. Coffee beans can be beautiful, but avoid clear canisters which will allow light to compromise the taste of your coffee.
Keep your beans in a dark and cool location. A cabinet near the oven is often too warm, and so is a spot on the kitchen bench that gets strong afternoon sun.
Why does our packing have a small hole/valve?
Some carbon dioxide is released during the roasting process, but a lot remains in coffee beans after they are roasted. The beans slowly release the gas left in them. If we didn’t have a oneway valve in our bags to let this process happen, the beans would still release carbon dioxide, and our bags would swell up with gas.