Best Brew methods

Stovetop/Moka Pot First patented in 1933 by a dude named Luigi, forget the complex physics of the espresso machine, just give me the coffee! Some say it rivals commercial espresso, I say it is awesome, though slightly different. This little contraption achieves about 1.5 bars of pressure when extracting with the slurry reaching 100 deg […]

Want to setup a cafe in Russia?

If you have ever thought you would love to own a café, have you ever thought where it would be? Near the beach, next to a train station, in the CBD? How about in Russia? This is what some of the biggest coffee driven companies in the world are working on right now. Lavazza is […]

World Barista Competition

Held in Melbourne 2013, the World Barista Competition (WBC) was a test of the highest caliber of baristas in front of formidable judges. One representative from 30 countries have been through countless competitions just to get to this level and seeing them all perform in Melbourne was a real treat for the BeanSurfing team. Using […]

5 Most common home coffee mistakes

Black Market Roasters, the online coffee bean shop looks at the most common problems people face when making coffee at home. They are simple to fix, just read on and you will be tasting fantastic tasting coffee in no time! 1. The coffee they receive is dead! If you buy coffee from a supermarket, chances […]