Espresso Vs Ristretto
The Ristretto shot is one of the most widely debated types of coffee. It was originally produced on a traditional hand pumped espresso machine, similar to the LaPavoni. The handle...Read more
The Aeropress, step by step guide to brewing!
There’s a lot of hype surrounding the Aeropress coffee maker, go to any coffee convention here or in the US and you’re guaranteed to see plenty of barista’s raving about...Read more
Just a 'normal' coffee please..?
As the specialty coffee scene grows and grows, more and more barista’s and cafe owners are starting to offer a range of brewing methods for the customer to choose from....Read more
Where does my coffee come from? What is arabica, robusta??
Coffee comes in hundreds of different varieties and in hundreds of different forms, from freeze dried instant to espresso made with freshly roasted beans. The coffee consumer is never stuck...Read more
What is a macchiato and does it come with caramel or not?
It’s safe to assume that if you’re reading this then you enjoy a cup of coffee. Like so many others the day cannot begin until you’ve had a morning cup....Read more
Italy’s favourite coffee straight from your kitchen
The macchinetta or moka pot as its known is one of, if not the most popular method of brewing coffee at home in Italy. It relies on pressurized steam to...Read more
Why buying beans beats buying pre-ground coffee
When it comes to coffee, freshly ground beans are one of the key foundations to creating the perfect cup. Its all about freshness, once coffee is ground up it releases...Read more
Long live the barista! Our true coffee connoisseurs...
The job role of the barista has often been characterised by students who are simply working part time to get through their studies and move on to their chosen career...Read more
The real rocket fuel for your workout - Crosby Coffee
If like me you spend an insubordinate amount of time in the gym you may be familiar with the vast range of pre-workout supplements available to buy; all with the...Read more
The future of summer coffee is here, and you can make it yourself!
Cold brew comes with a variety of benefits; it is higher in caffeine content due to a longer brewing process. It doesn’t suffer from dilution in the same way iced...Read more
Crosby Coffee to serve up special blend at this year’s Grand National
Micro artisan coffee roastery, Crosby Coffee, has teamed up with Jockey Club Catering creating a speciality bend for this year’s Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree Racecourse, 7-9 April. Crosby Coffee’s...Read more