What is the difference between mainstream and specialty coffee?

Specialty coffee has definitely been gaining more attention in the last few years, and for good reason. Similar to wine, we are now being educated in where the coffee is grown and the processes behind the beans. With this education we are able to produce amazing coffee. So just what is the difference between normal […]

The optimal time of day you should be drinking coffee

Can’t seem to shake yourself out of that foggy morning haze until you sip your cup of early morning coffee? Perhaps it’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning, or part of your re-energising mid-afternoon routine to kick that 3pm-itis (we feel you). Scientific research has been done to figure […]

Fast Five: The Olympic Hotel

Who? Ben & Alysha Phillips, The Olympic Hotel Where? 202 Parker Street, Cootamundra What? Hotel/Pub How did you get into managing the hotel? We wanted a new challenge. We also felt Cootamundra was lacking somewhere you could get good quality coffee, food and alcohol that was also family friendly. 2. You guys offer some great boutique beers. Why […]

The Latest Latte Trends

We thought we had heard it all when mushroom coffee was introduced. That was far from the end of it, however, as humans continue to try turn our lattes an array of magical colour combinations and coffee with various dinner foods. Take this as a list of perhaps not-so-hot coffee trends that are floating on […]