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Crankhouse was started with a desire to connect my two passions, cycling and coffee, perhaps with a goal one day of opening a cycle friendly cafe and having regular groups in for a pre or post ride social. After all, that was what got me into drinking coffee back in the late 90’s in Australia. Early morning week day training and a quick flat white at one of Brisbane’s go to cafe’s, sometimes a pre-race espresso heading out to the race on a Saturday or Sunday and a more lengthy social post rac...Read more
“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.Read more
We've just launched a couple of new coffees, one of which is the Spring Classic Blend, a nod to the early days when Crankhouse reflected the close ties that exist between the two worlds of coffee and cycling.
Then we've got our first brew guide up and ready for all you home brewers who'd like a little guidance. Our step-by-step Aeropress guide uses the inverted method and should give you a tasty brew.
Last but not least, we welcome Lewis Tanner to the Crankhouse team.Read more