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Posted by on Aug 26, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

I’ve installed some coffee plants in the store for some more atmosphere. The one in the window will be my little experiment. I want to make it bloom, so I bought a special lamp that helps him grow. With some extra TLC hopefully it will become larger and small blooms will pop up....

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Little Green Bag back on the grinder

Posted by on Aug 25, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Back on the grinder; Little Green Bag. 50% Ethiopia Harfusa 25% Kenya Zahabu Peaberry 25% Costa Rica Lomos al Rio We’ve had this one around mid july already. It still has the great chocolate mouthfeel, orange acidity and nutty taste. It seems like it is more clear then the last time and I think it’s because we changed the water filter. We still serve the Kochere, I’ve got around one kilo left on the second grinder. This one becomes better and better. Also we have a new Costa Rica on filter, a Finca de Licho Natural. This one needs a little more testing but I think it will make an awesome...

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Coffee Collective at Black & Bloom

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Thanks to Christian from Copenhagen, we’ve obtained some Secret Stash for filter from our friends at Coffee Collective! Check the Guest Roast page for the lowdown on the Guatamala El Diamante, Kenya Kieni and Kenya Gitchiaini! Filter only, no retail!

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Black & Bloom at Keimarkt

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Last monday, Black & Bloom was present at the Infomarket at the Keiweek. We’ve set up a stand with a Kees van der Westen Mirage espressomachine and a mobile brewbar. Right from the start, the brewbar was slammed but Nick Stevens (aka Clogish) kept his cool and produced some great brews. We served the Ethiopia Sidamo Shakisa from HeadFirst Coffee on Tiamo drippers, it was fruity, sweet and delightful with a soft sweet aftertaste. On espresso we had the Panama La Esmeralda Palmyra from our friends at Espressofabriek, Amsterdam. Especially the cappuccino was a bit hit. The Keiweek has just started and we hope to see all of you again some time for some awesome...

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