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A collection of things we love, things we do and people who inspire us.

Trip to origin – Fly to El Salvador

Extract Coffee Roasters founder, David Faulkner shares his experiences of restoration, innovation and some delicious speciality coffees whilst visiting coffee farms and mills in El Salvador. Read more

The Golden Rules

Are you brewing at home? There are few things more satisfying than the ritual of making the perfect cup of coffee from grinding the beans through to pouring the finished cup. Our Golden Rules are a great place to get into good habits and the beginning of some brewing know-how straight out of the Extract Coffee Roastery. Read more

Paint it black for Veganuary

Thinking of ditching the white stuff for #Veganuary? Or just looking to broaden your coffee drinking horizons? Here are some top recommendations for taking it black. Read more

Roll up, roll up – the Strong Man is coming to town

We're stoked to announce that the Strong Man is coming back to town as our autumnal espresso, and he's promising a show like never before.
This year our Strong Man Espresso takes us to Southern Honduras and to the farm of Santos Guevara Lopez. And as always we'll be raising funds and awareness for our long term charity partner; the Movember Foundation. Read more

An evening with Boyce Harries: Chania Estate (Kenya)

This month we were fortunate to have a very special guest fly across continents to come and visit little old us at the roastery. Here at Extract Coffee Roasters we put a huge emphasis on the importance of provenance. Knowing where our beans have come from, how they were grown, and learning about the people who have had an input into their journey from crop to cup is as important to us as our responsibility to creating a top-notch product. Read more

Millican x Extract: Making Coffee Better

During a chat with the team at Millican, we were asked about our mission; to make coffee better. It's simple enough. But perhaps we don't explain nearly enough how it is that we do this.

So to remedy that, we're partnering up with Millican once again and are asking everyone how they "make coffee better". Share your moments and win an awesome Millican Connoisseur Coffee Kit and a sweet Extract Coffee Roasters t-shirt. Ready more about you how can get involved here. Read more

Summer Lovin’

It’s official. It’s summertime. We’ve passed the longest day of the year and now we’re ready for summer. So get out the shorts, organise the barbecues, and keep the umbrella close at hand… just in case. But here at Extract even a rainy day can’t dampen our spirits because we’re STOKED about our new, fresh season of Single Origin coffees all ready to roast and perfect for summer! Read more

Fresh from Colombia!

A few weeks ago we set off for a trip to Colombia to visit some farms we know, and some others we don’t, to source new and exciting coffees. The trip allowed us to further research some familiar places, like the Veracruz and San Pascual farms, test the new season crop, and bring home a better knowledge and understanding of what makes these coffees great. To that end, this week we are re-launching this season’s Veracruz Espresso... Read more

5 Reasons Why We Love Colombia

Today we wish Ashlee, our brilliant Production Roaster, a bon voyage as she sets off on an exciting journey to learn all about the journey of our coffee. A meta-journey if you will. Ash will be spending time on one of the origin farms, based in Colombia... Read more

Extract x Millican: 50th Ascent Coffee

What goes hand-in-hand with adventure? Coffee, naturally! (In our humble opinion.) So when our friends at Millican told us they wanted to create coffee for travellers, we jumped at the opportunity to get involved with the Millican Coffee Club. This guest post comes from the team at Millican about their experience working with us and the motivation to create the new 50th Ascent coffee. Take it away Millican... Read more

Home Barista Workshops

As the days gradually start to warm up, it’s time to invite you back into the roastery. At the beginning of the month, we hosted our first Home Barista Workshop of the spring / summer season. The full day course aims to help home brewers and coffee lovers to have a more well rounded view of... Read more

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Join our exclusive Extract Coffee Club. You'll get special offers and discounts, invites to our roastery events, details of new coffee launches and stories from behind roastery doors. Expect one to two emails a month, never more than one a week and only ever from Extract (third parties are definitely NOT in the club)