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Category: Extract Loves

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

7 wonders of DO

DO is the place where we brush our teeth to an open air view of the sea. Where the sky is filled with swallows and no matter how late we hid out in the whiskey barn and secret gin bars we still jumped out of bed to stick the coffee on, grab an early morning yoga session or a run on the beach. DO is the place where one person’s story can render you speechless and you discover parts of your brain that you’d forgotten existed. Where the people, wow - the people, and the sense of community literally takes your breath away. Read more

Coffee House Project: 21 reasons to go

Less than two weeks to go until Coffee House Project. We are stoked about this celebration of coffee here in our home town and will be there in full force. We’d love to see you there (make sure you swing by stands B18, 20 and 21 to say hi). Here are 21 reasons why CHP is going to be totally rad. Read more

Rescuing Bertha

Today, Bertha is the heartbeat of our roastery. A beautiful 120kg cast iron Probat. Built by us. More efficient than when new. The story of her rescue is one of our most exciting tales of restoration. Read more

Funkin’ good summer espresso

Summer is here and that means one thing...so is our Unkle Funka Summer Espresso! We searched high and low for the best (& funkiest) natural processed coffee and we turned up a real cool cat this year... Read more

Back to school with The Passage

Last year we started on an exciting and inspirational journey, building a relationship and starting charitable work with The Passage as part of Hotel School. It’s been the start of a great opportunity for our team to share their skills and positively impact the lives of others. Read more

Want to try a UKBC signature drink?

Have you watched barista competitions and thought, I really wanna taste that? Well, you aren't alone! We asked Callum to put his signature drink recipe down on paper so we could share it with you. With this one, you will not believe how much raspberry there is coming through until you have tried it! So over to Callum... Read more

TAMP Coffee

One of our London favourites is about to celebrate 4 years of trading and providing Chiswick with fantastic speciality coffee and tasty empanadas. We visited TAMP Coffee back in the snowier times to ask what makes them different, what is an empanada and can we keep Simba? Read on to find out what owner, Dorian, had to say. Read more

Who made my clothes?

It's Fashion Revolution week which has got everyone asking #WhoMadeMyClothes? What better time to tell you all about Rapanui who prints all our t-shirts. They aren't striving to be more sustainable, their business is built that way. Read more

A Competition Catimor

We love a coffee with a story. So far this year, the greatest story has been one of a Colombian coffee farm that took a leap with a Bristol coffee roaster. The result was a delicious coffee which against the odds stormed the UK Barista Championships and made it to the finals... Read more

London Coffee Festival 2018

Want to know where you can hook up with the Extract team at the London Coffee Festival this year? Well, we've put together a list of where we will be and when. We've got the whole shebang for 2018; brewing, partying, competing and judging! Read more

Mo Bros & Mo Sistas

Not content with donating £1 per kilo of Strong Man sold going to Movember, some of the team have levelled up and started their own fundraising efforts. Pick a Mo Bro or Mo Sista to back this Movember and help us raise even more money to stop men dying young. Read more

Who’s the strongest person you know?

Send the strongest person you know Strong Man Strength. We all have a special hero in our life, tell us who yours is and we might be sending them a beautiful, limited edition screen print. Read more

Winter Warmers

Winter is finally here and it's time to embrace the cosier things in life. Luckily we spent the warmer months prepping for this so you don't have to! Read more

New coffee spots to check out

It's been a while since we did a shout out, so here it is! Some of the exciting new openings that have got us pumped and you really need to go and check out, we're not kidding. Read more

Daylesford Organic

Organic September seemed like the perfect invitation to visit our friends over at Daylesford Organic Farm in Gloucestershire... Read more

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