Benefits of Partnering with a Specialty Coffee Roaster

David Patteson
You can buy coffee pretty much anywhere these days. From your local corner shop to a roaster overseas, coffee is everywhere and it can be good but also, not so good. However, the advantages of aligning with a local small batch, artisan roaster lies in their ability to cater to your specific needs and provide personalised service

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Grind Size - Why Does it Matter?

David Patteson
The size of the particles of coffee that are used when brewing or extracting, play a massive part in the end flavour, body, acidity and sweetness. A coffee grind that is too coarse will be result in coffee that is weak, watery, sour and / or salty. However, go too fine and the coffee will taste burnt, ashy and smokey.

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Barista Tip #1 - Invest in a tamp mat

Ali Slotemaker
Being a good barista is all about good technique & attention to detail.  Investing in a good quality corner tamp mat is going to make the world of difference to your technique and give that extra attention to detail. 

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