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Guest Espresso – Volcano Coffee Works Summer Blend

30 August 2012 Uncategorized

Our current guest coffee is a wonderfully fruity blend from Volcano Coffee Works in London.  A lovely light and refreshing blend of coffees from Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala.

The blend has notes of pink grapefruit and cedar, with a marshmallowy body and a delicate finish.  Best drunk as an espresso or short drink – try a Flat White! but proving popular with everyone!

Guest Coffee: El Salvador Finca El Carmen Red Bourbon

22 August 2012 Uncategorized

Region: Ataco, Apaneca-Llamatepec
Altitude: 1300m
Processing: Fully washed
Roasters Notes: Classic Salvadorian bourbon; big and sweet with tangy juicy flavours.

New Guest coffee: Kenya Kiawamaruru

6 August 2012 Uncategorized

From the slopes of Mount Kenya, Nyeri region comes this wonderful coffee full of blackcurrant flavours.
Region: Nyeri, Central Province, Kenya
Altitude: 1500m
Processing: Washed and sun dried on African beds.
Roaster’s Notes: Huge blackcurrant flavour with rich and lasting body.

Guest Coffee – Burundi

31 July 2012 Uncategorized

Our current guest coffee is proving really popular.  Again from roaster Small Batch in Hove:
Region: Ngozi, North Central Burundi
Altitude: 1764 metres
Processing: Double fermented then fully washed and dried.
Roasters Notes: A really interesting coffee due to its processing; rich winey body coupled with red fruit flavours.

Date for your diary…

3 July 2012 Uncategorized

Put the date in your diary now – Howlin Mat playing again at Bean & Bud on Thursday 12 July from 5-7pm. The combination of Mat’s pure blues and engaging personality, and Bean & Bud’s colourful laid-back atmosphere make this an event not to miss!  See you then!

Guest Coffee – Brazil

12 June 2012 Uncategorized

We have another exciting new Guest Coffee, again from the Small Batch Coffee Co roastery in Hove.  Brazil Carmo Estate is a yellow bourbon from the Minas Gerais region of Brazil.  Rich and enveloping dark chocolate flavours with hints of praline are making this coffee popular already!

New Guest Coffee

23 May 2012 Uncategorized

We have another exciting guest coffee from the aussies at Small Batch Coffee in Hove. – Bolivia Familia Montana. Grown in the mountainous Yungas region by Cervando Montana Rocha, the coffee is entirely organic and grown in the shade of native trees at an altitude of 1,460 metres. The coffee cherries are hand picked when ripe, washed and sun dried on raised drying screens.  It produces a wonderful coffee with orchard fruit flavours and a clean finish.

Live Blues at Bean & Bud

11 May 2012 Uncategorized

Put the date in your diary now – further details to follow.  Bluesman Howlin Mat returns to Bean & Bud playing from 5-7pm on Thursday 31 May. You won’t want to miss this – Mat is absolutely fantastic and created a great atmosphere the first time he played here.

Late night opening

9 May 2012 Uncategorized

We will be open until 7pm throughout the English ‘summer’.  On some of these evenings we will also have live music, so watch this space or check out Twitter and Facebook for details.

Now on WordPress

5 May 2012 Uncategorized

So, the site has had a minor but significant overhaul. It’s now on WordPress, allowing us to add more content and do more frequent updates. There may be few things moving about over the next week or so, just until we’re happy. We hope you enjoy the new content!

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