With so much coffee to choose from these days it can be a little confusing if you are not sure what to look for on the bags and labels. We have put together a short guide to help you choose the best coffee for your money. If you can afford it, purchase a grinder. In our opinion a grinder is the single most important item when making coffee. Even a cheap grinder will
'Don Alfonso' Caturra Peaberry is now available. We get notes of chocolate, vanilla and hazelnut in the cup and love it in a V60, Coffee Gator or a cafetière. Equally as good in an Aeropress. This special 'Don Alfonso' coffee represents the very best of the harvest from the famous Aquiares Estate in Turrialba, Costa Rica, which sits high on the fertile slopes of Turrialba volcano.
We are pleased to say that we have a few bags of White Nile washed organic beans in the roastery and these will be available soon. This was one of our most popular coffee last year so when some became available from this year's harvest we couldn't wait for them to arrive. Our first cupping gave us hazelnut and grapefruit notes. We will be doing a cupping of two different roasts tomorrow (4th
Our new Holkham Bay espresso blend is now available and being served at The Black Apollo Coffee House in Holt. The new blend consists of 1/3 La Falda del Centro, Colombia, 1/3 White Nile (organic), Uganda & 1/3 Mimba AA, Tanzania. The taste we get in the cup are hazelnut, honeycomb and cherry giving a sweet, smooth coffee. We change our espresso blends three or four times a year depending upon what coffees are
The historic origin of coffee is relatively recent compared to other widely consumed beverages such as tea and beer. Common consensus and folklore have it that coffee originated in the highlands of Ethiopia anywhere between 800AD and 1000AD. The legendary tale of the discovery of coffee is that a young Ethiopian goatherd by the name of Kaldi noticed how frisky and animated his goats became after eating the red berries from a particular