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

Wht 'Cup' Coffee…

Cupping is the universal process used for tasting and testing coffee. This same process will be used on the farms, wet mills, processing and grading centres, exporters, importers, roasters and sometimes even cafes. The idea is that the coffee is brewed without a filter (which you will find in some shape or form for every... Read more

Original Espresso – New Blend For Autumn 2014

The nights are closing in, and jumpers are well and truly back on in the roastery, so it’s time for a seasonal change for our much loved Original Blend. Last year, on our trip to Brazil we sourced an exclusive lot of the Yellow Bourbon Pantano coffee, this is staying with us as the base... Read more

Unkle Funka Espresso

Our favourite Unkle is home! Fresh from a long vacation across the pond in Central America, sourcing new coffees, training the Costa Rican football team into World Cup stars (too soon to make jokes??), and pulling some sweet shapes as he goes. His showcase espresso this year goes to the seasonal, summery & superb Sonora... Read more

Home Barista Workshops

Home Barista Workshops – New for 2014 Saturday 14th June from 10am until around 2pm £50pp (Includes light Brunch & coffee to take home) Further dates – Saturday June 14th, July 12th, August 16th, September 13th We invite all coffee enthusiasts & home baristas to join us for the first of a series of Brewing... Read more

New Arrival – Kenyan Kiangoi

We’ve been waiting for a new powerhouse coffee to hit our shop for a month or so… and we should’ve known it would be the new season’s Kenyans that would wow us all over again. In the spirit of getting over excited about coffee – we’ve left no coffee lover out, and roasted for both... Read more

Wahana Estate Espresso – New Crop Arrival

Introducing the Indonesian Wahana Espresso Coffee: Wahana Natural Farm: Small holders Varietal(s): Typica, HDT, Rasuna, Lini S, Ethiopian lines, Caturra, Catimor Processing: Natural Owner: Wahana Graha Makmur Altitude: 1,300-1,500 metres above sea level City: Sidikalang Region: North Sumatra Province Country: Sumatra It’s been another great yield this year from the Wahana Estate in Northern Sumatra.... Read more

Veracruz Espresso – New Crop Arrival

Boom.. The Veracruz returns.. This year we have secured the ever popular Veracruz coffee from Colombia. New to this year’s crop is a cold fermentation process that sees the coffee ferment underwater for up to 5 days. Each lot is made up of 5 days harvesting yield. On each of the 5 days, the harvest... Read more

Extract Seasonal Espresso

The new year sees a change to the Extract Original blend. Following Head Roaster David’s trip to Brazil & Colombia late last year, we have secured an exclusive yellow bourbon coffee from the Pantano farm close to the small town of Patos de Minas. We were really taken with the experimental nature of this farm,... Read more

Free Delivery

We’re making it easier than ever to get Extract Coffee to you this Christmas. Stock up on coffee during December and enjoy free delivery. This offer applies to orders over £25 placed before midnight on December 18th. Use promocode ‘EXTRACT’ at check-out, or collect direct from our Bristol roastery by using promocode ‘ROASTERY’ – either... Read more

Impress Coffee Brewer from Blank Box Coffee

Having worked with Blank Box Coffee in the past in order to showcase some of our new coffees, we were really excited by the latest addition to their coffee geek-dom – the Impress Brewer. It works similarly to a cafetiere, in that it incorporates full submersion of the coffee grounds with a plunging mechanism. No... Read more

Strongman Espresso

Strongman Espresso is back this month to fight the good fight and inject some serious caffeine into the Movember Foundation’s campaign for men’s health. Last year we, and all our coffee quaffers, helped raise over £600 with the help of a supernatural Nicaraguan single estate espresso. This year we’ve been sitting on another outstanding Nicaraguan... Read more

Bairro Alto – Tampers

Introducing Bairro Alto… The guys at Bairro Alto have combined their passion for product design with their love of coffee. In a small workshop in Bristol, they have hand crafted a tamper from raw materials. Inspired by a trip to Lisbon many years ago they have since been pursuing 2 things they enjoy most in... Read more

Meet the Grower – Brazil & Colombia

Head Roaster, David Faulkners Journey to Brazil & Colombia…… A few months back we lost our head roaster to the pull of South America. Witnessing first hand coffee farming, picking, processing, grading and of course cupping at source, Dave was able to visit farms we knew, and some we didn’t, to expand Extract’s knowledge of... Read more

Dr Strangelove

‘How I learned to stop worrying and love the brew….’ With Dr. Strangelove, its never been about ‘horsing around’, this espresso always packs a punch. This week sees a new blend take the doctor in a different direction: the daring fruitiness remains, courtesy of the uniquely processed Colombian Veracruz, alongside a new sweet – chocolate... Read more

Dr. Strangelove

Dr Strangelove Espresso is still winning space in portafilters up and down the country and is a firm favourite of everyone in the roastery. We were all happy chaps to see the Dr win a slot in the ShortList mag ‘Future of Coffee’ article by Howard Calvert with some of our best coffee friends listed... Read more

Wahana Estate Espresso

Following last years success, we have purchased a good amount of this Wahana Estate Natural which is slightly cleaner than last years crop and a firm favourite in the roastery hopper this week…. Wahana estate was established in 2006 and covers an area 480 hectares. It is located in Desa Lae Mungkur, Kel. Sidiangkat, Kab.... Read more

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