As the summer is officially over here in Denmark many people turn to indoors activities, such as reading coffee related blogs. A relatively new one (just like ours) is the Barista Magazine blog where Sarah and Ken post about coffee, magazines, barista stuff, movies, music and everything else they find interesting. I think the blog […]
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This week I went on a short trip to Amsterdam to do some espresso workshops and taste group discussions for Philips. I had a few hours to walk around town and I stumbled upon a small coffee shop … wait, that means something different there … well, a café then, with a three group Mirage. […]
The first ever danish championship in Cup Tasting is just over. Our two competitors Klaus and Casper finished in respectively seventh and first place!!!! We are very proud of Casper and Klaus but also congratulates Jakob Dupont (Peters brother) from Copenhagen Roaster who came in second and third place winner Karen Dysted (who right now […]
We have a Flickr account! So now you can see lots and lots of pictures from our new adventures into the world of coffee. Click here or on the fancy Flash link to the right.
Our first samples of roasted coffees are ready. This week it will be possible to get a visit from Casper and taste some of our coffees if you are interested.So, what are these first new exciting coffees going to be? Well, first a superb Kenya AA Top from a wet mill named Kariaini (such a […]
The coming weekend I am one of the organizers of the first Danish Cup Tasting Championship at the Eat 07 exhibition. Linus has volunteered to help and Casper and Klaus are going to compete :-) The winner will represent Denmark in the World Cup Tasting Championship. It is going to be a fun event and […]
Our Friend Joe Hsu from Orsir Coffee in Taiwan has send me a link to the website of their Barista Guild in Taiwan. They have put out an interview which I did with them – Its not often you see your own words written in Chinese (they also have the english version)! http://www.baristaguildoftaiwan.org/index.php/topic,106.0.html They also […]
Our espresso blend is coming together. We’ve had a pretty good idea about what we wanted to create and how we would achieve it right from the beginning. But getting the roast profiles and blend percentages dialed in takes a lot of experimentation and patience. For us a blend is a living thing that changes […]
A few days ago we cupped some different Kenyan coffees and decided which one we will offer this coming season. It had an amazingly intense aroma all the way through. We always start a cupping with evaluating the ‘dry aroma’ – the smell of the fresh ground coffee. Then we smell the coffee as water […]
I returned from Japan a couple of days ago. Sigga Dóra and I had four days of workshops for UCC Ueshima Coffee Company in Tokyo and Kobe the days after. So here’s my attempt at a recap of the days: The WBC was terrific. I had a great time being able to catch up with […]