Horsham Coffee Roasters

I came across Horsham Coffee Roaster's coffee when buying some of their "Trailblazer" beans from FCB (The Flying Coffee Bean) that has an outlet in my local station when I was running low. The Trailblazer blend was pretty good, and I thought I've got to check out the…

Howto: Fix a macap grinder jamming on start-up

I recently had some issues with my Macap M4 grinder. The symptoms were that every once in a while when powered up the grinder would jam. This was quite irregular but over time it got worse and worse. After a while it got to the point when it jammed up…

How to clean a doserless Macap M4 grinder

I decided to give my grinder a bit of a spring clean recently. These instructions are for a doserless grinder but the same steps should also make sense for the doser version just you've got a doser to clean as well :). Required tools Allen key (to fit the adjustment screw…

Able Disc Filter for Aeropress

For a while now I’ve been using a stainless steel filter disc made by Able (formerly Coava) with my Aeropress. The nice thing about the Able Disc is that it removes the hassle of needing the paper filters, instead you can just get on with brewing and it cleans…

Square Mile: Kilimanjaro Natural review

This coffee roasted by Square Mile and coming from Aida Batlle’s farm in Santa Ana was something super special. Reading the description and seeing the reference to strawberry notes made me think “surely not, strawberry in coffee - I don’t believe it!”. But I could not have been…

Extract Coffee: Strong Man Espresso

Extract’s Strong Man espresso blend is something a little different. Extract’s site lists this as being based on Ethiopian Harar (the other coffee’s that make up this blend are not listed). As an espresso there’s an initial slightly earthy flavour followed by some spicy chocolate notes…