Time Out for Diamond Mule

Our Award Winning Espresso Blend, Diamond Mule, is featured in the latest issue of Sydney’s Time Out magazine and online for Time Out Melbourne. They certainly hit the nail on the head, it is a perfect picnic match to “re-energise after that jog with a thermos” but it doesn’t stop there. Follow our brew methods…

IT’S HAPPENING SOON!

Yes we’re talking about MICE again. Nope, not the squeaky kind, the annual Melbourne International Coffee Expo that coincides with Melbourne Coffee Week. Just like any good music festival, you should start looking at event time-slots and plan your day(s) at MICE. There is seriously that much going on at MICE – not to mention…

Brew Series Workshop #2

FREE EVENT SATURDAY MARCH 25TH – 10AM ’til 11AM THE CONCEPT STORE – 1/45 McCOY STREET, MYAREE This month is all about the trusty Aeropress. At Brew Series Workshop #2 we will not only demonstrate how simple it is use an Aeropress, but we will explore different filter options, and chat all things coffee! Compare and…

The Month of MICE

Squeak, Squeak If talking about MICE made you think of rodents tearing around the joint, I’m happy to say you have been gravely misled. When us coffee folk talk about MICE we are referring to the Melbourne International Coffee Expo, held every year in March/April. It ties in with Melbourne Coffee Week (of course Melbournians…

Time Savers

These are some smart looking (and thinking) gadgets. Check out these unique pieces of equipment designed to help barista’s get you your coffee quicker. The Moobar – not only is this gadget sleek looking, it’s also environmentally friendly and easy to use. The Moobar connects to large milk vats/cartons which significantly reduces the amount of…

Brew Methods

There are different ways to down your coffee. Brew methods can be flashy, fast and easy. We know most coffee gadgets look complicated and, well, down right ridiculous, but once you know how to use them, they can be time saving, life saving and a good way to show off the morning after if all…

Take one Grouch & Co Cold Brew…

One Cold Brew Milkshake coming right up   150-200ml Grouch & Co Dairy Cold Brew (depending on how strong you like your coffee flavour) 2 scoops of quality vanilla ice cream (we recommend Two Fat Cows or La Paleta) Blend until smooth Garnish with peanut brittle or home-made brandy snap Feeling naughty? add booze: 30ml Kahlua…

Staying on top & being compliant

In this week’s small business blog we’re briefly discussing bookkeeping and back-of-house (BOH), local law and regulations… fun. A lot of people don’t get that running a business has lots of layers. Like an onion, to quote Donkey. Staying on top of your business duties can be full on if you are a new business…

New Cafe Start-up

So you think you want to start a café… You’re not alone. We get heaps of people coming to us for advice on how to start a new business and we’re always more than happy to share our best tips. While ditching the 9-5 and starting your business venture sounds exhilarating, there’s a lot of hard…

2017

Yeah that’s right, it’s time to buy into the whole “New Year’s Resolution” hype. That torment and anguish we put ourselves through remembering all the bad things we did last year and promising to make good in the year to come, only to remember that we did this same exercise the year before and still…