For your on-line purchase we roast a wide range of Specialty Grade Arabica Coffee 6 days per week.
You can be excused for being Gun Shy having, no doubt, purchased some bad coffee in the past… BUT we encourage you to try all our coffees… To assure that you are satisfied, all our coffee is guaranteed!
If it doesn’t tickle your taste buds; send it back for a refund or exchange… No questions asked.
Shipping is by Express Post Monday through Thursday. AND SHIPPING IS FREE Place your order before 10:00AM and Australia Post says you will have it the next day in all capital city regions.
We don’t ship Friday to assure that your coffee doesn’t spend the weekend with the good people at Australia Post.
Award winning Arabica coffee at Roastery Prices freshly roasted and delivered by Express Post FREE! ENJOY
Join us for a coffee at our roasting espresso bars.
EVERYTHING is on display at our roastery café. You can see the coffee roasting in our production Chinook Air Flow roaster behind glass or ask for a quick tour.
But its the food and coffee the café is famous for. Try the Eggs Benny, Bacon & egg roll, Ham & cheese croissant, wraps, sandwiches, fresh baked pastries & muffins.
Wash it down with one of our Medal Winning Single Origins or coffee blends. Smile at Dara and his Merry Crew; tell them its your first visit and they will probably give you a free welcoming coffee. Just don’t do it twice, memory like a steel trap.
Click the button at left to find us in Sydney. Green Square is 400 Metres away; buses stop out front on Botany road.
Bike to the Brisbane roastery on Montague Road or take the bus. See the roasting while you munch a muffin and have a pour over. Or just quietly read the newspaper undisturbed over a coffee.
See how easy it is to roast your own coffee
Imagine being able to roast your favourite coffee. You can using our computer controlled Piccolo Chinook air coffee roaster.
Pick any one of our approximately 30 Single Origins, choose one of our blends or create your own. You will run the controls on your very first roast. And, it only takes 15 minutes or maybe a little longer if you want us to Agtron the coffee for you.
Accurate uniform coffee roasting is easy when you have the right equipment. Along with the roasted coffee you will be given a report of all roasting settings and a graph of the process so you can duplicate it the next time; or roast a little lighter or darker. Oh, and a coffee beverage is included to savour while you roast the coffee.
ADVANCED ROASTING TECHNOLOGY…
COME USE IT YOURSELF!
The Chinook roasting system has been developed over the last 16 years with many operating up and down the East coast of Australia and internationally in the USA and New Zealand.
Air roasting has many advantages over other methods. These advantages are becoming more important with more high quality coffees emerging with complex flavours and varietal characteristics.
Some Air Roasting advantages are:
Vigorous air suspension of the coffee beans during roasting assures the cleanest result by eliminating all chaff and dust. This allows us to more fully appreciate their complex varietal flavour.
Heat is applied to the coffee in a very agile and controllable way; heat accepted by the air is applied to the coffee within a fraction of a second. This eliminates many of the heat control latency problems of older technologies.
The even application of heated air to the coffee beans assures all beans are heated evenly. Over and under-roasted batches are a thing of the past.
Choosing the coffee and establishing the roasting profile (the recipe which controls how the heat is applied to the coffee) is
the interesting artsy crafty part. This is the most productive way of using of our olfactory, taste and visual sensory skills.
During production all variables are monitored 10 times per second against the recipe. Consistent management of bean temperature, critical to the success of the roast, is assured.
In this way the Chinook can automatically compensate for the varying moisture content of the coffee.
Once the start button is clicked the roasting operator no longer needs to attend to the roaster. They are free to do the creative things like taste different coffees, develop award winning blends and use the Piccolo Chinook sample roaster to trial different roasting recipes.
We think of the Chinook as a good friend who never gets bored and always encourages us to have a coffee break after the start button is clicked!
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