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Bangin’ Brews: Reuben Hills’ Ethiopian Harosana

The world of buying green specialty coffee beans is filled with a myriad of potential pitfalls, not least of which is the chance that by the time the coffee actually lands at the roastery, it simply won’t taste like it did at origin. It can go both ways. The micro-lot roasters used when cupping green…

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Reuben Hills – Celebrating the Coffee Farmer – Sydney Australia

Sydney’s Paramount Coffee Project blew me away, so naturally I was pretty keen to check out one of the parent companies behind it. Occupying a converted terrace house in one of Surry Hills’ leafy streets lies the Reuben Hills roastery and café. It’s the brainchild of Russell Beard and was opened back in 2013 with…

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Mecca Coffee – Staying young at heart – Sydney Australia

If you’re into your specialty coffee and you’ve been to Sydney, there’s a good chance you’ve already come across Mecca Coffee. This year they celebrated their 10th birthday, which in ‘coffee years’ is practically ancient (because let’s face it, it’s a ruthless market and who wants to go to a café that’s been open for…