From Rave's email newsletter: "Our 10% off sale ends at Midnight tonight. Use this chance to stock up on green or roasted coffee while you can! Use Code COOLRUNNINGS at checkout"
Birmingham will give the capital a run for its money with its own coffee festival across the weekend of 1st and 2nd July 2017. [You can see my report on the London Coffee Festival here.] The festival organisers have posted a list of the exhibitors whose wares you can buy and whose samples you can … Continue reading Birmingham Coffee Festival – 1st/2nd July 2017
My fiancée gives great gifts. It was a no-brainer to buy me something coffee-related, but she knows that I love experiences. It might have been four months away, but it was a great Christmas present to know that in April we would be getting the train to London and filling our boots with caffeine. Had … Continue reading London Coffee Festival 2017
Quarter Horse Coffee of Bristol Street in Birmingham will be kicked off the Birmingham Coffee Festival with a latte art throwdown on 30th June. The guys at Quarter Horse are asking for entries from 32 baristas from across the region to come down and put their skills to the test to be crowned the first … Continue reading Barista Royale hosted by @QtrHorseCoffee on 30th June 2017
The Rave Coffee newsletter has come out, and along with announcing some new coffees they're also giving a 15% discount off single-origins until midnight tonight (Wednesday 31st May 2017). From the newsletter: "TO REDEEM YOUR 15% OFF SINGLE ORIGINS USE CODE: LOVEYOURSO at the checkout *Excludes subscriptions and any brew equipment. All discounted orders will … Continue reading 15% off Rave single-origins until midnight tonight
Once I got my hands on my Sage DTP, I knew that the old Lavazza bricks just wouldn't cut it. At the time I really thought I enjoyed the coffee that I could produce with the old machine and the finely ground dark roasted beans. But on reflection I think that I just preferred it … Continue reading Roasted and Posted: The Only Way
I drank no coffee at all until my adult years. I turned first to black instant coffee, which I would glug down by the mug full. I eschewed milk and sugar in order to get my stimulant fix without the added calories. In time I moved on to a weird stimulant cocktail called Rocket Fuel, … Continue reading An introduction