Roasting coffee at home: Interview with a home roaster

Coffee roasting is both a science and an art form. For some coffee lovers – like Dr John Ku, Director at SkinSense Clinic in Sydney – roasting coffee at home augments the enjoyment coffee by enabling experimentation. We recently chatted with our mate John, who was also one of our first customers, about his experiences with his Behmor 1600 roaster. We started by asking how long he has been roasting for, and how he got into home roasting in the first place.READ MORE

What is Cold Brew Anyway?

It’s no longer summer here in Australia but many of us are still enjoying warm days and balmy evenings. Coffee drinkers all over the country are still turning to a freshly roasted and brewed batch of cold brew coffee for refreshment.

If you are not familiar with cold brew you may be surprised to hear that it is made by steeping coffee grounds in cold water for a long period. We brew it this way with a single origin roasted just for cold brew because it makes a coffee that has a lower acidity and is less bitter, whilst exhibiting depth of character and of course those delicious flavours of origin.READ MORE

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