Last year we loved being at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) so much that we’re back for a second helping. Wild horses couldn’t stop us from being involved in 2013 and we have MICE covered with international guests, cocktail parties, and beautiful coffees.
Relationships and sourcing the highest quality coffee are why we travel to origin. Cultivating relationships in the coffee industry is a time consuming process and one that requires a lot of love and respect, which is exactly why Heath travelled to Africa this year.
We have honey bees on the roof of our Melbourne Roastery. Here’s a little story about it.
Conceived as a tribute to the tireless work and the entrepreneurial spirit of the coffee growers we source from, Coffee Trader is a limited edition board game we produced as our Christmas present this year. Starting with planting your first trees, journey through the season as a specialty coffee producer riding the highs and lows [...]
You’d be forgiven thinking that Mister Brightside have been open for years judging by the steady stream of regulars who stop in for breakfast and coffee. If you’re lucky enough to snag a table, you’ll notice that the team have created an open and modern space, with large retractable doors opening up the cafe and [...]
Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Recently, two colleagues and I embarked on a pilgrimage to the Chemex factory, in small-town Pittsfield, Massachusetts. What we discovered there was truly a spiritual experience – a hidden treasure, in a field, not yet discovered by the neo-hipster-geek alliance and throngs of pressure-alleviated brewers from around the globe. The small and hospitable [...]
Two of our newest offerings this month are the much hyped Panamanian Geisha’s. Being one of the few nations to grow this varietal, quantities are very limited, but we’ve got coffee from both Hacienda La Esmeralda and Don Pachi Estate available through our online store as filter roasts. Originally of Ethiopian heritage, the Geisha variety [...]
Thank you to everyone who entered the My Supreme Brew competition. This is the collection of all entries we received. We have some very sweet prizes lined up for a new competition, so stay tuned for further details.
Al and Heath recently found themselves out on assignment making coffee with the crew of the Bob Barker, one of the Sea Shepherd fleet docked in Sydney. The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is a not-for-profit organisation aiming to end the destruction of habitat and the slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans. Armed with some [...]