Inside a Barista Competition

Our barista Daniel recently competed in the 2018 AeroPress Regional (NSW) competition. We chatted to him about his experience and what it was like in the lead up. 1) What does the competition involve? The competition overall involves brewing no less than 150ml of coffee using a genuine AeroPress and specifically coffee, water and scales, […]

What is specialty coffee?

Specialty coffee is on the rise. What it does it mean, and why should you care? What do we mean by ‘specialty coffee’? Specialty coffee refers to the entire process of coffee, from farming to cup, using single origin coffee. This includes how the coffee is grown and harvested, how it is roasted and then […]

Four key elements to improving your Latte Art

Practice, practice, repeat. It’s true that, to truly master your latte art skills, you have to keep practicing over and over again,Β take a class…then continue toΒ practice. There are four key elements you want to remember when practicing your coffee art: 1. Height Where you hold your milk pitcher is important for the different stages of […]

Tips for Cupping like a Pro

Have you ever wondered what people were doing when they spoon out a bit of coffee from a bowl and slurp it? Have you ever questioned why they do it? Is it really necessary to make such loud and funny noises? Never fear; we are here to give you tips for cupping like a coffee […]