Journal - thoughts from the Curated Brew team

2 years ago

2 years ago

Our founder Ian, discusses his unconventional career to date, and his new career goal - "to bring joy through coffee".

Introducing April's Roaster - Kaffa of Oslo

Introducing April's Roaster - Kaffa of Oslo

Announcing April's roaster - Kaffa

Things I learned over Easter

Things I learned over Easter

Back to London, and back on bar, I discuss a few new "resolutions" resulting from my time off.

Dial-in dilemma

Dial-in dilemma

Dialling-in: how does a barista decide "that's good enough"? When do we draw a line and get on with something else? An insight into a daily dilemma.

The grass is always greener - a recent visit to Northern Ireland

The grass is always greener - a recent visit to Northern Ireland

Having just returned to London from a visit to Northern Ireland, I thought it would be a great time to share some of my thoughts on its' burgeoning coffee scene.

Babushka Portrush

Coffee and NI - an unlikely couple?

Northern Ireland was my home for 18 years before I crossed the Irish Sea to begin university in London.  

When I left in 2011, I had no idea what specialty coffee was. In fact, I didn’t even drink it - scarred - I think, by my experience of Nespresso pods, and bitter french press brews.