While there are many great things to list, I have been brutal with refining this. It must be seven. And here they are.Read more "The Seven Wonders of Dunedin"
We wanted to test the pH of our cold brew coffee, but then got a little distracted by a 200 nanometre filter and extruder.Read more "A spontaneous experiment"
A zingy and refreshing, easy to make drink made from two handcrafted NZ products.Read more "Harpoon Iced Ginger Latte"
It was September, 2011. The idea for a coffee liqueur had come a few months before, but it was September 2011 that I started tinkering seriously. Well, more like obsessively. Moving from my personal kitchen to a commercial kitchen in Strictly Coffee on Bath St meant I could get high proof ethanol and actually test what […]Read more "Four years in."
Hot water is a wonderful thing: it draws many delicious compounds from coffee. It does so because water is a solvent and coffee has soluble compounds. Tweaking extraction variables to get the best brew is all in a normal days work for a coffee geek, so using water at ambient temperature seems counter-intuitive – it is […]Read more "Flavour formation and degradation in Cold Brew Coffee"
Photos of coffee in Colombia, from seed to cup.Read more "Coffee & Empanadas: Colombia in a nutshell"
In a shaker, add: 30ml Quick Brown Fox Coffee Liqueur 30ml vodka 30ml fresh espresso (or Harpoon Cold Brew Coffee) 1tsp liquid honey plenty of ice. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Use roasted coffee beans to garnish.Read more "QBF Espresso Martini (classic)"