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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
Next week Crankhouse will be on vacation. Not a coffee farm trip or a short weekend break but a proper holiday, on my bike for a week in the Picos De Europa with my wife.
Before I go I need to roast the final batch to submit to a roasting competition. The coffee is a macerated natural Catuai from Honduras and I'm up against 21 of some of Europe's best roasters. We all have the same coffee and the judges will blind cup all 22 samples against each other on the 14th September. Here's a breakdown of the 9 trial batches I roasted and the incredible help I've had identifying the 'best' from some top coffee professionals.Read more