When did you try coffee for the first time and what was it like?
The first time I had coffee was when I was 13 and I was working as a builders hand for a week and my boss wouldn't let me drink water! The only thing I was allowed to drink was black instant coffee because just water was a waste of potential coffee and coffee made me more efficient
How many cups do you drink a day?
Anywhere from 6-10
How do you drink yours?
Short black or long black if I want to sit for awhile
What is the best thing about coffee?
The thing I love most about coffee is that you get out of it what you put in. If your feeling crap, your coffee will be crap, but if you put your heart and effort into the coffee, it will taste amazing! Also, when someone comes in and you can see they are having a crap day, they sit down, chill out and enjoy a beautiful brew you made for them. They mostly leave feeling a bit more optimistic about their day. That makes my day, the fact that I can make a tasty brew for someone and their day can be changed for the better because of it.
If you could only have one more cup of it in your life- what would it be?
Ha! Ah it would be a bottomless coffee that every time I got to the bottom it would refill itself with a different single origin filter
When did you try coffee for the first time and what was it like? My first barista job was a BP when I was 15. I used to make a mocha and put it in the freezer and have a cold mocha on my break. Thats my earliest memory of coffee.
Where is the best place/ best coffee you've ever had? I had an amazing cold drip in Noosa Australia a few years back from some Bolivian coffee.
What made you want to get into the coffee biz? I like production, I like machinery, I like dealing with people. Everything about owning a coffee roastery excites me.
How do you drink yours? Changes daily
What is the best thing about coffee? Its incredibly complex. There is so many stages to its production there is always more to learn. Its the second most traded commodity in the world so its a big industry to be involved in yet you can do your own thing and be a boutique company at the same time.
When did you try coffee for the first time and what was it like? I was about 12 y/o, at a friends place when his older brother offered us a coffee. It was instant coffee, with heaps of sugar and tasted horrible! I didn't drink coffee again until I was 18 y/o and had started working for a coffee roaster.
How many cups do you drink a day? 2-3 cups with the occasional binge.
What made you want to get into the coffee biz? I like the people and the constant evolution of coffee
How do you drink yours? I drink 1/2 full long blacks
What is the best thing about coffee? The people associated with coffee. Lots of different and interesting characters.
If you could only have one more cup of it in your life- what would it be? Ethiopian Yirgacheffe filter. Bright, fruity awesomeness.
When did you try coffee for the first time and what was it like? I started drinking instant coffee when I was teenager. I remember my first barista made coffee blew my mind.
How many cups do you drink a day? I try to stick to 2 or 3 now but during long shifts in the kitchen it used to get up to 5 or 6 back in the day.
Where is the best place/ best coffee you've ever had? Three beans coffee of course made by Sam.
How do you drink yours? Piccalo
If you could only have one more cup of it in your life- what would it be? Espresso with a dash of cream.