Coffee News: May Round Up

Posted June 9, 2016
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So it’s now June, and with that, it’s now summer (oioi!) with lots to looks forward to: Euro 2016, Wimbledon, the Olympics and of course, sitting inside waiting for the rain to clear before we can try and crack out the barbecue. But before I get too carried away with what’s to come in the … Continue reading Coffee News: May Round Up

Introducing Garage Coffee

Posted May 20, 2016
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We’re excited to welcome Garage Coffee to the Coffee Tasting Club website. They’re an up and coming roastery who are producing some outstanding coffee, so we just had to find out more about them. I caught up with Luke to learn about his story and his coffee motivations… Who Are Garage Coffee & How Did … Continue reading Introducing Garage Coffee

Coffee News: April Round Up

Posted May 6, 2016
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April seemed to fly by didn’t it?! As always, we’ve taken a look at what coffee news and caffeine-based happenings have taken place on the internet over the past month and compiled a list of our a few of our favourites. Here you go! Britain No Longer a Tea-Drinking Nation? When we say ‘Britain’ we immediately think … Continue reading Coffee News: April Round Up

Coffee Of The Month: May 2016

Posted May 5, 2016
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May 2016’s Coffee Of the Month is a brand new roast from 200 Degrees Coffee Roasters, the Tanzania Tweega. Who Are 200 Degrees Coffee Roasters? 200 Degrees are based in Nottingham, just like the Coffee Tasting Club! Created by 3 friends, their coffee business has rapidly grown to supply many cafes and restaurants around Nottingham. … Continue reading Coffee Of The Month: May 2016

Edgcumbes Coffee Roasters are the latest roasters that we’re delighted to welcome on board the Coffee Tasting Club’s website. This established coffee roasting and tea blending brand has 35 years of experience to offer, and has some exciting projects in store alongside the Coffee Tasting Club, so watch this space! I was pleased to catch … Continue reading Introducing Edgcumbes Coffee Roasters

Coffee Of the Month: April 2016

Posted April 4, 2016
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April 2016’s Coffee of the Month is  the Nigaragua Cerro De Jesus Washed Coffee roasted by North Star Micro Roasters.   Who Are North Star Micro Roasters? North Star were the first micro-roasters in Leeds, and are made up of roaster Alex (otherwise known as ‘Krag’) and coffee specialist Holly. This dedicated small team are committed … Continue reading Coffee Of the Month: April 2016

Coffee Grinds Guide

Posted February 26, 2016
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As you all know by now, or have certainly guessed anyway, here at CTC we’re big fans of high quality coffee beans and recently a lady got in touch with us asking what size grind she would need to make coffee using an AeroPress (we’re big fans of the AeroPress too!). So this got us … Continue reading Coffee Grinds Guide

Coffee Of The Month: February 2016

Posted February 5, 2016
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February 2016’s Coffee of the Month is the Papua New Guinea Special ‘Kenta’ A-Grade roasted by York Coffee Emporium. So Who Are York Coffee Emporium? York Coffee Emporium are an artisan roaster who aim to provide you with the perfect cup. They roast their coffee daily in small batches, using one of their 3 different … Continue reading Coffee Of The Month: February 2016

Coffee of the Month: January 2016

Posted January 20, 2016
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January 2016’s Coffee of the Month is the Rwanda Gishyita roasted by Horsham Coffee Roaster So Who Are Horsham Coffee Roaster? Horsham Coffee Roaster was founded in 2013 with the goals of sourcing incredible, ethically traded coffee and to develop an approach to roasting speciality coffee that was repeatable and methodical. Their dedication to quality … Continue reading Coffee of the Month: January 2016

Introducing The Roasted Bean Co

Posted January 19, 2016
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We’re excited to welcome the Roasted Bean Co. as a guest roaster on the Coffee Tasting Club website. I caught up with Stacia to find out more about their company, their coffee and what’s in store for them in 2016! Who are the Roasted Bean Co & How Did You Get Started? The Roasted Bean … Continue reading Introducing The Roasted Bean Co

Where Should Coffee Beans be Stored?

Posted January 5, 2016
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Here at Coffee Tasting Club, we’re passionate about providing you with high quality, great tasting coffee beans that result in a superb cup of coffee. Coffee beans, much like many other products are something that most people will have bought, consumed or at least know about, but there are still plenty of questions that surround … Continue reading Where Should Coffee Beans be Stored?

Coffee News: December 2015 Round Up

Posted January 1, 2016
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If you’re turning to a hot cup of coffee to keep your eyes open after a tiring festive break then you’re in good company! Thanks to your custom, we’ve been really busy here at CTC HQ throughout November and December. The whole team have been helping to pack and dispatch your Christmas orders, getting everything … Continue reading Coffee News: December 2015 Round Up

Coffee News: October 2015 Round Up

Posted October 30, 2015
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October has brought us African and Scottish coffee news, as well as some interesting thoughts and tips. It’s been exciting here at the Coffee Tasting Club as our coffee subscription service opened for membership, and we’re preparing to send out the first coffee to our new subscribers at the beginning of November. We’ve also got … Continue reading Coffee News: October 2015 Round Up

October 2015: Coffee Of The Month

Posted October 22, 2015
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As you know here at the Coffee Tasting Club, we like to encourage you to try new coffee flavours and experience different tastes to push your coffee palette beyond the norm. That’s why we highlight a ‘coffee of the month’, to offer you something different and delicious to try that you might not have thought … Continue reading October 2015: Coffee Of The Month

Coffee News: September 2015 Round Up

Posted September 30, 2015
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September has brought some slightly cooler weather, perfect for enjoying a hot coffee to warm up. Here at Coffee Tasting Club HQ we’ve been busy preparing for the launch of our exciting new coffee subscriptions, which will offer exciting coffees from different roasters each month to get your taste buds going! Keep an eye on … Continue reading Coffee News: September 2015 Round Up

Coffee News: August 2015 Round Up

Posted August 28, 2015
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During August we’ve continued to add to our accessories section to make sure you can make the best coffee possible at home. Some interesting articles about the appearance of coffee, sharing our coffee pictures and why we do this caught our eye, read on to find out why coffee has been deemed a powerful lifestyle … Continue reading Coffee News: August 2015 Round Up

How To Pair Coffee With Food

Posted August 24, 2015
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Everyone knows that wine and cheese go together, everyone knows that fish and chips go together. These classic flavour pairings are reliable, old favourites, like a culinary comfort blanket.  But did you know that coffee has a diverse range of flavours, just like wine and cheese and that these deserve to be paired with things … Continue reading How To Pair Coffee With Food

Coffee News: July 2015 Round Up

Posted July 31, 2015
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July has seen the Coffee Tasting Club’s website develop with a new, clearer layout, new roasters coming on board and some exciting accessories now available. Our roasters have had plenty going on too, with some great success stories on the horizon! New 200 Degrees Coffee Shop We’re pleased to hear that 200 Degrees are set … Continue reading Coffee News: July 2015 Round Up

7 Stunning Cold Coffee Recipes

Posted July 14, 2015
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Now that summer’s officially here you might find that it gets a little bit too warm to be drinking a hot coffee as you sit outside with a barbecue on the go. Of course, living here in England that is more of a dream than a realistic expectation, but what happens when you feel like you’re … Continue reading 7 Stunning Cold Coffee Recipes

Coffee News: June 2015 Round Up

Posted June 30, 2015
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During June we’ve been busy here at the Coffee Tasting Club, adding lots of improvements to our website and bringing you more products to fuel your love of coffee. We’ve also been creating some fun coffee infographics, as well as keeping up with our roasters latest ventures and the usual monthly coffee news. Read on … Continue reading Coffee News: June 2015 Round Up

How Do You Brew?

Posted June 5, 2015
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Following the interest in our ‘What’s Your Coffee Personality?’ illustrations we decided to take a look at some of the other intriguing people that inhabit the coffee world. There are a multitude of different choices you can make about your coffee and this time, rather than looking at the coffee you drink, we’ve focused on … Continue reading How Do You Brew?

Coffee News: May 2015 Round-Up

Posted May 31, 2015
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May was yet another coffee filled month, bringing UK coffee week as well as the London Coffee Festival and the Caffé Culture Show. Phew! We needed extra coffee to keep up! We’ve been pleased to see the successes of many of our roaster partners who continue to grow and flourish. A positive month all round! … Continue reading Coffee News: May 2015 Round-Up

The Influence of Coffee

Posted May 6, 2015
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Coffee’s a pretty big deal, it’s the most popular drink in the world. Many of us start our day with coffee, some of us might not be able to function without a decent cup of coffee, and some of us will rely on coffee to make a living. As the likes of Starbucks, Costa, McCafe … Continue reading The Influence of Coffee

Coffee News: April 2015 Round Up

Posted April 30, 2015
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Aside from Easter which brought plenty of treats that went down really well with our coffee, April has so far blessed us with some warm weather and our first month in business! We hope you have been enjoying good coffee, perhaps it’s time to make another one before you sit down and read about the … Continue reading Coffee News: April 2015 Round Up

Coffee News: March 2015 Round-Up

Posted April 1, 2015
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March has been an exciting month here at Coffee Tasting Club as we were gearing up for the launch of our online shop. We have been busy working behind the scenes preparing the website and finalising flavours from our talented roasters ready to despatch to you! As well as this we were keeping an eye on coffee … Continue reading Coffee News: March 2015 Round-Up

Unusual Coffee Recipes

Posted March 9, 2015

Coffee is much more versatile than we might first realise. As well as drinking it, we can do many things with coffee, including washing your face and treating your battered furniture with it. Recently we came across a recipe for Coffee Rubbed Pork Roast (yes, really) which got us thinking, how many weird and wonderful … Continue reading Unusual Coffee Recipes

Coffee Cake Recipes

Posted February 26, 2015

Who doesn’t love cake? There’s a reason why people buy cakes for special occasions, because everybody loves a good cake. Here are Coffee Tasting Club big fans of coffee, as you know, and we’re almost as equally as fond of cake, so we thought we’d bring you some of the best coffee cake recipes knocking … Continue reading Coffee Cake Recipes

Coffee Science

  As coffee lovers we all have our own ideas of the perfect sidekick to accompany our savoured mid afternoon (or morning) coffee. Although cake probably tops most peoples list, few could argue that chocolate is up there amongst our favourite coffee-time treats. Personally, if pushed to choose, I’d go for the chocolate. To celebrate … Continue reading Bringing Coffee & Chocolate Together to Celebrate the Coffee Tasting Club Launch

January 2015 Coffee Memes

Posted February 7, 2015

Here at Coffee Tasting Club we enjoy a bit of coffee humour! We take a look at the lighter side of coffee addiction, and how it affects our lives through memes. Here’s a run down of our favourite January Coffee memes. New Year Diet Struggles? Drink Coffee January arrives and many of us start to … Continue reading January 2015 Coffee Memes

Coffee News: January 2015 Round Up

Posted January 31, 2015

We’ve been scouring the globe for the top coffee related stories this January. Coffee has made the news multiple times with focus on health benefits and the general appeal of coffee drinking, as well as some interesting stories about the cups we drink our coffee from. Why Coffee is the Greatest Drink Known to Man … Continue reading Coffee News: January 2015 Round Up