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Freshly Ground vs Pre-Ground Coffee

Freshly Ground vs Pre-Ground Coffee

If you are a big fan of the specialty coffee scene, you probably put some thought into the grinding of your coffee, and perhaps grind at home? Ground coffee is certainly the easier option for a coffee lover, but you might just  So why choose freshly ground?...

Coffee Grinders: Grind Well and Spend Small

Coffee Grinders: Grind Well and Spend Small

If you’re new to specialty coffee, the best way for you to achieve the freshest coffee is to grind at home. You can purchase coffee from most fresh coffee roasters and choose the best grind size to suit you. For example, you might prefer stovetop grind, cafetiere...

Roaster Profile – Copper Coffee Roasters

Roaster Profile – Copper Coffee Roasters

Our next roaster profile is of Copper Coffee Roasters, in Cobham.  Q - Why or how did you get into coffee roasting? We've all worked in the coffee industry for many years, most recently recruiting for roles at many large coffee machine manufacturers. We were...

Iced Coffee Done Right

Iced Coffee Done Right

It's warming up! For those of you who enjoy your coffee over ice when the weather turns, we've got some great tips Other than a sweltering day, what are the ingredients to enjoy an iced coffee at home? It's the same as a regular coffee, but with the addition of (you...

The Rise of Coffee Subscriptions

The Rise of Coffee Subscriptions

www.perfectdailygrind.com It’s been a year of innovations and new trends in specialty coffee, largely thanks to Covid-19. From the dalgona coffee craze earlier this year to the increase in popularity of drive-thru coffee across the world, the pandemic has changed the...

Roaster Profile – Rounton Coffee

Roaster Profile – Rounton Coffee

Learn about another of our amazing coffee roasters! Next up it's Rounton Coffee, from Northallerton. They are passionate about creating high quality, freshly roasted specialty coffee in North Yorkshire. Q - Why or how did you get into coffee roasting? We started...

Size Matters

Size Matters

Does size matter? It certainly does! And so does what you do with it... No matter your brew method, coffee-making involves extracting flavor (and caffeine) from coffee grounds. The finer you grind your coffee beans, the more you increase the exposed surface area of...

Coffee Makers: Which One is Right for Me?

Coffee Makers: Which One is Right for Me?

There are plenty of options for choosing a coffee maker and the options seem to be expanding still. But which one is right for you? Cafetiere: Whether you call it a cafetiere or a French Press, this is a common option for coffee lovers. You wouldn’t be crazy for...

Coffee Terms Decoded

Coffee Terms Decoded

At Categorically Coffee we are on a mission to close the gap between the newcomers and a coffee world which is full of snobbery and confusing terms… Specialty coffee is by no means exclusive, it shouldn’t be confusing and being a part of it can be very affordable. We...

The Perfect Espresso Martini

The Perfect Espresso Martini

A coffee cocktail that was originally created in London in 1983, when a model asked a bartender to make her a drink which would “wake her up”. A lot of coffee and cocktail fans out there will think they have this one covered. But how much does the espresso that you...

A Profile of Costa Rican Coffee

A Profile of Costa Rican Coffee

Costa Rica Coffee Profile: It sets the tone for the quality of Costa Rican coffee, that it is illegal to sell coffee that isn't 100% Arabica coffee. When bad coffee is against the law, you know you're in safe hands buying freshly roasted Costa Rican coffee here in the...

Roaster Profile – Carringtons

Roaster Profile – Carringtons

Q- Why or how did you get into coffee roasting? A visit to a coffee farm in Colombia was the catalyst for promoting single origin specialty coffee and a relationship with the farmer.  Q- Name 3 words that describe your roastery? Fundamentally Uplifting Coffee Q-...

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