• Two very special new coffees : Colombia Las Margaritas Natural Pacamara; Panama Rocky Mountain natural extended fermentation Caturra.

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What’s Happening?

Competition and growth

22.09.19

A few weeks ago I competed in my first coffee competition, the UK Roasting Championships. It was taxing and stressful and fun and exhausting, I met some fabulous coffee professionals and we shared the experience and a few beers along the way. I didn't win. I didn't expect to. I did come 5th out of the 14 competitors and on reflection that's pretty good. This rather lengthy blog post is a detailed report on the weekend and how the points were easily lost. I'd like to think I'm a better roaster now than I was before the competition.

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Coffee, bikes and dreams

28.07.19

Crankhouse was started with a desire to connect my two passions, cycling and coffee, perhaps with a goal one day of o...

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From budget to boutique, a grind uniformity love story.

25.05.19

“what was he expecting ?  an EK for £100 !".

Budget home grinders vs high end cafe stalwarts. With the help of a Kruve, VST refractometer and a competent barista we ran an experiment too see which came out on top and if customer complaint was truly justified.

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Potato…Patahto

21.05.19

Excuse me, there's potato in my coffee?!

 

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