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New roastery

We are pleased to confirm some exciting news at Modern Standard. In March 2020 we will celebrate our 5th birthday, always a nice milestone in

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Coffee Alphabet: F Is For French Press

Welcome to the coffee alphabet, the quickest way to easily learn everything you need to know about specialty coffee, and the art of enjoying it! This week we look at the letter ‘F’ which is for French Press.

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Specialty Coffee Origin In Focus: Guatemala

This week our coffee origins in focus series takes us to Guatemala which in specialty coffee terms is a real diamond in Central America. It is renowned for its huge fincas, and consistently delicious coffee grown all year round. Let’s learn more about it together!

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Specialty Coffee Origins: Brazil

This week our coffee origins in focus series takes us to Brazil which is not only the largest country in South America, but it’s also the largest coffee producer in the world. It is renowned for its huge fincas, and consistently delicious coffee grown all year round. Let’s learn more about it together!

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Coffee Grinding 101

Coffee needs to be ground before it can be brewed. Discover why we grind coffee and learn about how tweaking the grind can be so important to your brew.

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Specialty Coffee Origins: Costa Rica

This week our coffee origins in focus series takes us to the tropical island of Costa Rica which is in Central America. As well as amazing tropical fruit and chocolate, it is a haven for specialty coffee lovers, renowned for producing sweet and delicious beans. Let’s learn more about it together!

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Coffee Alphabet: D Is For Decaf

Discover the world of specialty coffee through our A-Z series, in which we use the alphabet to help explain some of the key terms that you may have heard about. This week, we look at the letter ‘D’, which is for Decaf Coffee.

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Coffee Alphabet: E Is For Espresso

Welcome to the coffee alphabet, the quickest way to easily learn everything you need to know about specialty coffee, and the art of enjoying it! This week we look at the letter ‘E’ which is for ‘Espresso’.

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Trees For Cities Summer Update

Earlier this year we partnered with the Trees For Cities Charity as part of our membership with 1% For The Planet. Learn more about this particular charity and find out what’s been happening right here.

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Coffee Alphabet: C Is For Cupping

Welcome to the coffee alphabet, the quickest way to easily learn everything you need to know about speciality coffee, and the art of enjoying it! This week we look at the letter ‘C’ which is for ‘Cupping’.

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Coffee Alphabet: B Is For Burrs

Welcome to the coffee alphabet, the quickest way to easily learn everything you need to know about speciality coffee, and the art of enjoying it! ‘B’ is for ‘Burrs’

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Speciality Coffee Origins In Focus: Burundi

This week our coffee origins in focus series takes us to the Burundi which is in the East of Africa. It is a small nation with a big personality in speciality coffee terms, renowned for producing fruity and delicious beans. Let’s learn more about it together!

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Coffee Alphabet: A is for Acidity

Welcome to the coffee alphabet, the quickest way to easily learn everything you need to know about speciality coffee, and the art of enjoying it! Let’s start with ‘A’, which is for ‘Acidity’.

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