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Friday reflections


Friday night reflections on the week and I feel good. Some people I respect have made some lovely comments about Crankhouse both in the quality of the coffees they’ve been drinking or serving to their customers and the service they’ve received. Amongst them is a fabulous new customer The Rusty Pig in Ottery St Mary, a small village outside of Exeter owned by a well respected chef and restauranteur Robin Rea. I’ve sat at his table a few times and he’s incredibly passionate about the food he pu...

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Soaking and being stumped (updated with results)


To soak or not to soak ?.. that was today’s question. Here you see two sets of curves. The lighter colour curves are...

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Pass the milk please


Spending a Thursday evening with a bunch of milk wielding coffee geeks turned out to be quite entertaining .. I'm tal...

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Reflections on London Coffee Festival 2017

13.04.17 London Coffee Festival 2017 held at the Old Truman Brewery in Shoreditch ran from the 6th to the 9th April. This was my first time taking a stall and this is a few reflections on my first LCF experience. Read more

This is LONDON calling


Next week is perhaps the UK's biggest yearly event on the speciality coffee calendar, The London Coffee Festival. Fou...

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The Arabica Nights


Last night I was reminded how far I've come and how much further there is to go on my speciality coffee journey. The ...

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A tale of two loaves


Yesterdays market day was a day about Bread. Bread and Calvados (and coffee of course). Over the past 2 years of runn...

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Delays to your online order from 8th Oct to 12th Oct


The Crankhouse Team are taking a little break and there will be delays to on-line orders placed between Saturday 8th ...

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New roastery location and Tour of Britain feedzone


For those that have followed the story so far, you'll know Crankhouse operations centre has been in my garage. It was...

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