"The following is a hefty (though by no means complete!) list of single-origin retail coffees currently available in Dublin, listed in order by country. We aim to update this every few weeks as exciting new coffees arrive!"Read More
"I would say spend a lot of time separating signal and noise. Like, there’s a lot of stuff that’s unnecessary, that doesn’t really need to happen..that you don’t really need to know or understand - or you might, someday, but now just focus on these things.
You can progress very quickly in coffee if you just focus."Read More
"And then, just generally, what I’d like to see across the world is just more transparency, like, what we’re doing, and why we’re doing the things we do, and a look at the sustainability of our industry - a lot of people have been talking about it, and some people are moving somewhere towards it, but I feel like we’re still very disjointed. And how we can make it sustainable from the farmer, all the way up to the shop in a way that allows for growth across all of the different scales - not just the coffee industry growing in and of itself, but also the consumer interest growing, and how do we do it in a way that is good for everybody, and also good for the planet?"Read More
"Be very clear about what you want, and pursue it as hard as you can. Like, be happy, and find the place that is going to give you all the things that you want, and then stay there and learn as much as you can from there, and do as much as you can when you do the job. Like, the best growth I’ve had while I’ve been in coffee has been when I’m working really hard in a place where I felt that I was learning all the time."Read More
"As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be?" -Cassandra ClareRead More
"I would like to see more roasters talking to each other! They’re working very much on their own - and I’m coming from a roaster’s perspective as well, where you have to protect your own business and your own path - but really, I want to see roasters talking and uniting the way baristas have. Baristas are very much more open, there’s a lovely community, a lovely culture, and everybody is learning fast."Read More
"I think one of the important things is not only that we produce very good quality coffee, but [...] the traditions that our grandfather taught us, and our mother - and that’s honesty, doing a job correctly, and respect for the individual. That means for everyone, from the coffee picker all the way to the general manager - we respect people. And lastly, respect nature."Read More