JAPAN… ONE HELLUVA COFFEE ADVENTURE

 

Just shy of 2 years ago, we took a shot at roasting in Tokyo, setting up shop in a back lane in Ryogoku. We’re now roasting for an awesome coffee community here, and we’ve just opened a tasting bar in our little roastery if you’re up for a visit!

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2017 Australian AeroPress Championship

THE DEADLIEST CHAMPIONSHIP YET.

300 guests, 1500 tinnies, 25 battlers & 12 rounds of brewing action to produce 1 winner…

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Talking Nasties & More; Australian Aeropress Champ Competitors Q&A

Hosted by Single O, Botany Roastworks

2017 Australian Aeropress Championship Poster, Artwork by Kentara Yoshida

The Australian AeroPress National Championship, hosted in our Botany roastworks, is hurtling toward us Saturday September 9th.

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RANDOM ACTS OF ART NO 10: BRENT SMITH

Artist Brent ‘Biffy’ Smith brings us our 10th Random Acts of Art bag, which features a kookaburra in a balaclava. No rapper or Pussy Riot innuendo, no coffee meaning, just sweet random subject matter, so good to know our art project is on its trackless track.

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THE HIGHS & LOWS OF 2017 MEXICO CUP OF EXCELLENCE

In May, I joined a panel of 17 International Judges for Mexico’s 5th Cup of Excellence competition. It turned out to be quite the competition, with some ups and downs, and now sees us sharing one of the most captivating coffees from that table…

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CAFES GOING THE EXTRA MILE FOR THEIR HOOD

CAFES GOING THE EXTRA MILE FOR THEIR HOOD

Before we set off travelling from Melbourne to Brisbane visiting cafes doing extra good in their hood this week, a quick stop in Surry Hills Sydney to fuel up on how we started our journey with CafeSmart.
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Standing Against Cup Waste Is Bellissimo

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We’re aiming to cut our single use cup waste in half by May 2018.

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RANDOM ACTS OF ART NO 9: CAPTAIN PIPE

Single O Capatain Pipe Random Acts of Art bag

It’s all here on our Random Acts of Art #9 coffee bag by the way-talented Neil McCann, aka Captain Pipe – myths, realities, beasts, a big … oh look, you’ll have to have a squiz at the bag for yourselves. A big thanks to Neil for this wicked little number & for sharing some words below. And thanks to Lisa, our stellar York St CBD manager who put us in touch when Neil was frequenting the café last year.

Over to your art in a moment but quickly first…

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LOVE LETTERS TO OUR FAVE SINGLES

Today we’re sending out some love to all the bangin’ singles out there (single origins, that is) with a few love letters from the crew to their most memorable coffee trysts. Hope they bring you some love this V Day too xx 

 

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5 Fave Pieces of Coffee Kit For Home

With the Single O cafés closed over the festive season, we’ve been brewing like demons at home (and in the campground, on the beach, you name it), and thought we’d share five coffee equipment recommendations from our crew, to help you really get your coffee game on in 2017. You know we can talk coffee ‘til the jersey cows come home, so for brew tips, hit us up at the roastworks on (02) 9693 2232, or see our guides here.

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