A quick connection of the related new and delicious things going on around here, starting with, seeing as you’re at your computer, our new online store.
By the wiggle of your mouse over to the top right to ‘Online Shop’, you can peruse our blends, single origins of the month, updated coffee subscriptions, new gift cards and so on, and if you wish to purchase, won’t have to endure the hardships of our last checkout. We’re cracking top notch coffee dispatch speeds and yep, live shipment tracking. To stay informed about new products and special offers, join our newsletter feed here. (more…)
This June we launched ‘Lucky 13’, a birthday blend that’s full and sweet like the years. Below, a few love-you-long-time Single O crew share a bit about the blend, lucky times and other bits and bobs. Cheers to all our team, customers and origin partners, who’ve been part of the wild 13 year journey to date! (more…)
If you work in coffee, it won’t be news to you that the SCAA recently updated their official flavour wheel for the first time in over 20 years. (more…)
Random acts of art next batter up is artist Jay McCaffrey, who we hotly pursued after finding her art penned on a napkin left in our café. (Jay’s a bit of a serial scribbler when out and about; at a later date, at Mary’s with Aisha & Ed, she pulled out a permanent marker and graffitied the wall with a little hamburger dude. Look out for it at your next Mary’s stint - back corner booth, ground level!) (more…)
This reserve origin holds a special place for our Head Roaster Ed, who was part of the Guatemala CoE judging panel that awarded it 3rd place last year. We gave him carte blanche on the topic of this post, so we’re talking about variety, folks. (more…)
Random Act of Art #5 is about to hit the hopper!
We met Al via Twitter, when he tweeted us a sketch & a thank you earlier this year. We fell in love with his lines - how could you not?! - and a few months later, here we are.
We hit Al up with a Q&A to shed some light on the project. (more…)
Not to be confused with the mocha beverage of coffee and chocolate, or the Yemeni port of Mokha and the coffee of the same name, the Moka we’re talking about is a rare, flavourful variety originally from Yemen and planted throughout Central America in experimental gardens. (more…)
As with wine, finding out about coffee is like space travel: Once you get going there’s no end in sight.
As part of the Sydney Morning Herald Spectrum Now, we’re inviting you deeper into the coffee universe via our cold brew coffee tasting event. (more…)
Damn there’s so much amazing coffee that has come on all at once here at Single O, we’ve gone into a taste sensation spin. Tis’ the season to be merry when you’ve got a cup of one of these in your hand. These coffees & gifts available online & at the cafes: (more…)
We’re stoked to be kicking off Round 3 of our Random Acts of Art project with artist Georgia Hill. The project, which sees our 1kg bags and other ‘random’ objects in our world get art on them, started late 2013. Since then we have seen artists Brett Chan & Adrian Repeti’s incredible artworks featured. (more…)