Tag Archives: coffee

But First, Let’s Fika: One of Sweden’s simplest pleasures

Homemade Scandinavian delicacy, Skolebrød in Baltzersen's cafe, Harrogate.

We have all taken a fika at some point. It may have been earlier today, at the weekend, or maybe you are about to take one now. You might take a fika with a friend, a family member or even … Continue reading

Guest Coffee: Our first ever guest coffee on espresso!

Guest coffee from North Star Roast and Koppi coffee.

We have come a long way in terms of our coffee knowledge and confidence since we opened two and a bit years ago and this week we’re proud to say we will have our first ever guest coffee available as … Continue reading

Pour-over comparisons: Hario V60 vs. Kalita Wave – Baltzersen’s Roast & Coffee Research

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We’ve been going on about our new Kalita Wave pour-over equipment quite a bit, with good reason. These professionally crafted brewing tools are renowned for their quality results; however we had to ask ourselves how it would hold up in … Continue reading

Kalita Wave – Baltzersen’s Roast & Coffee Research

Kalita Wave

We’ve found quite a few things to say about coffee brewing methods, yet there are always more curiousities to satisfy and inquiries to settle. The current case concerns some Kalita Wave brewing equipment we recently received. These quality coffee brewing tools … Continue reading

Especially Speciality Coffee: Baltzersen’s Roast & Coffee Research

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Head barista Ben Loebell pulls a shape for the slo-mo camera A few weeks ago, we received an invite (on Twitter, no less – how trendy) from La Bottega Milanese: an authentic Italian-style espresso bar & speciality coffee shop in … Continue reading

Reason to Be Excited – Baltzersen’s Roast & Coffee Research

Head barista Ben Loebell pulls a shape for the slo-mo camera It’s busy days in the Baltzersen’s Roast & Coffee Research – the beans keep coming, the grinder keeps running and our hands have never been busier, with Ben’s eye-popping … Continue reading

We love a good guest (coffee) – Baltzersen’s Roast & Coffee Research

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Head barista Ben Loebell demonstrates wonders of latte art and slow-motion capture At Baltzersen’s we really, really love our coffee. However we’re not a specialty coffee shop, and our education in the curious, invigorating and passionate world of coffee roasting … Continue reading

2014 Rwanda cup of Excellence – Baltzersen’s Roast & Coffee Research

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A couple weeks ago Paul sent  an email to the Baltzersen’s staff, offering an invitation from our good friends North Star Micro Roasters in Leeds and Falcon Specialty Coffee, as they were hosting a 2014 Rwanda Cup of Excellence. Our baristas Paul … Continue reading

Baltzersen’s Roast & Coffee Brewing Research: V60 and Aeropress

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In case you hadn’t noticed, Baltzersen’s takes its coffee quite seriously. You can throw as many cinnamon buns, princess cakes and skolebrød at life as you like, they’ll do you no good without decent coffee. All the treats and comforts … Continue reading

Bergen Coffee Roastery – The West Coast Chronicles pt VII

No time for dilly-dallying today; I woke up somewhat at the crack of dawn, thanked and departed from my hosts, and made my way to Bergen Kaffebrenneri (Bergen Coffee Roastery). This involved a rather long and uncalculated walk that graced … Continue reading