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    Brewing Basics – Aeropress

    Brewing Basics – THE AEROPRESS The AeroPress is a rather unusual coffee maker, it was invented in 2005 by Alan Adler, the inventor of the Aerobie throwing ring – hence its name. It’s a cheap, durable and very portable brewer that many coffee professionals take with them when they travel around the world. This brewer is very easy to clean.   AeroPress combines two different brewing methods. Initially the water and coffee steep together, as they would in French press. However , to complete the brew, a piston is used to push the water through the grounds and then through a paper filter. Like espresso and filter coffee maker.  …

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    Brewing Basics – Moka Pot

    BREWING BASICS   STOVE-TOP  MOKA POT   Most homes have a moka pot in use or at least buried in a cupboard. It tends to produce very strong, very bitter coffee but it is sufficiently palatable to espresso drinkers.   The patent for moka pot belongs to Alfonso Bialetti who invented it in 1933. The Bialetti company continues to produce very popular brewers today. Moka pots are often still made from aluminium, although it is possible, and more desirable, to buy a stainless-steel model.   The bottom part of this screw-together coffee maker holds the water. Coffee is placed in a container (the basket) which sits inside the bottom pot,…

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    Brewing Basics-Cafetiere

                                Brewing Basics          Cafetiere (French Press) Cafetiere also known as French Press or Coffee plunger, is probably the most underrated method of brewing coffee. It is cheap, easy, repeatable and just about everyone has one at home. Considering its name,it seems somewhat surprising to discover that the most familiar version of the French Press was invented and patented by an Italian called Attilio Calimani in1928. The other relatively unique aspect of French Press is the way that it filters the grounds from the brewing liquid: by using the metal mesh. Due to relatively…

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    Our Coffee Roast

    In essence, roasting coffee is pretty simple. Green beans are put in an oven and as the beans heat up they go through a chemical process and eventually turn brown. However, if you want to roast an exceptional coffee, this process takes a little more skill and patience to discover optimum flavours. The key ingredients to a good roast starts with the quality of the bean – we buy our organically grown beans, direct from the farmers to ensure we get the best. We’re proud of our roaster, it has served us well – it rotates the coffee beans in a continuously spinning drum heated by jets of hot air.…

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    Our Coffee Range

    At present our coffee range of Single Origin roasts are available as beans or ground to your requirements in 250g sealed bags.  Products include: Kenyan Blue Mountain, Indian Cherry Robusta, Honduran Coffee Nicaraguan Coffee, Chinese Coffee, Decaf Coffee Beans Vietnamese Coffee Beans, Home Blend Coffee Beans, Colombian Coffee Beans Guatemalan Coffee Beans, Brazilian Coffee Beans, Peruvian Coffee Beans