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We Serve Local

For June the Sustainable Restaurant Association are asking everyone to celebrate their local suppliers. Did you know that restaurants and hospitality account for half the country's spending on food? That's means we have an amazing opportunity to make an impact on UK food culture. Read more

Invest in training and reap the rewards

At it’s best, coffee education can transform a business. It inspires and engages employees, and it enhances customer loyalty and experience. Developing, retaining and attracting talent. All these things are accepted as vital for business growth and success. So why is formally recognised training so often treated as an afterthought or a ‘nice to have’? Read more

Nine sunny spots to drink coffee this weekend

Finally, here comes the summer sun! Looking for a spot of inspiration for where to go this bank holiday? Here are nine beautiful, bank holiday hotspots, all serving delicious Extract Coffee which you can enjoy outside in the sun. Read more

Aeropress – Brew Guide

The Aeropress is quickly becoming one of the most popular brew methods available, and for good reason. This super robust piece of kit is portable and convenient enough to suit any occasion. From the office coffee pro to the avid explorer, this will produce great coffee where ever you are. Whilst the device was originally intended to brew espresso style coffee, we prefer to brew a longer filter coffee style drink. Read more

Breakfast at our place for UK Coffee Week

UK Coffee Week launches each year at London Coffee Festival, so once we got back we opened the doors of the roastery to raise funds for the UK Coffee Week charity, Project Waterfall. We had delicious pastries from our pals at Hart's Bakery and plenty of coffee to go with. A big thanks to everyone who came down and helped us raise money for such a worthwhile cause. Read more

London Coffee Festival 2017 round up

The Extract Roastery team headed up the M4 to the London Coffee Festival 2017. We didn't stick to one stand this year and decided to team up with some friends, collaborators and customers and hang out on theirs. In between brewing and pulling shots, we found a bit of time to wonder around and find out what was buzzing this year. Here's a little snippet of what we got up to. Read more

V60 – Brew Guide

The V60, or pourover, is a beautifully simple way to brew at home. You can keep things as simple as you like, but it has a lot of potential for you to begin playing with different grinds and brew times as your confidence begins to build. This is the basic framework to follow as you start out, but once you are comfortable start experimenting to make your perfect coffee. Read more

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