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The Ethiosar Varietal

The Ethiosar Varietal

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With the release of our first Ethiosar varietal - Placeres Matazano Tablon - Joshua writes about varietal challenges and how Ethiosar represents the future of the coffee growing industry. Written by Joshua Tarlo, Head of Coffee at Origin  The risk of proliferation of specific varietals One of the biggest challenges in the world of coffee is the proliferation of specific...

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Introducing the Ceremony Cup. Tea & Spirits Competition.

Introducing the Ceremony Cup. Tea & Spirits Competition.

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Announcing the inaugural Ceremony Cup - a collaboration of spirits and tea.  This year marks the launch of a new competition,...

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UK Coffee Week. What’s on across Origin. 10-16 April 2017

UK Coffee Week. What’s on across Origin. 10-16 April 2017

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Events, flights and % sale donations. Next week will see hundreds of coffee shops and businesses throughout the UK participating in UK Coffee Week. As well as celebrating the UK’s coffee scene, it’s a charitable week to raise valuable funds...

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Spiked Coffee Recipe

Spiked Coffee Recipe

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A twist on the classic Irish Coffee, this indulgent coffee cocktail has been developed by our friends at Chase, replacing whisky with their delicious Chase Vodka.  Ingredients   50ml coffee liqueur 25ml dark creme de cacao50ml Chase vodka1 shot of Origin Resolute espresso, cooled50ml double cream (or milk) RecipeUsing a tall glass, simply build all ingredients over ice and stir. Big...

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Limoncillo Reserve Collection Processing Set

Limoncillo Reserve Collection Processing Set

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Written by Joshua Tarlo, Origin’s Head of CoffeePics thanks to Jon Attenborough on his trip with Joshua Concluding our winter...

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Turbo G&T Recipe

Turbo G&T Recipe

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One of our old favourites is taking the Instagram world by storm. Cold Brew Gin & Tonic aka Turbo G&T. Here's how to make this trending twist on a classic. This super simple recipe's courtesy of the UK cold brew...

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2016. Coffee, comps and collabs.

2016. Coffee, comps and collabs.

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The year of 2016. Here's a run-down of some of our highlights. Coffee competitions We’ve been blown away with the success of the team this year who currently hold the UKBC and UKCIGs titles, as well as #3 World Tea Brewer. More on these proud moments below. UKBC 2016An absolute highlight of 2016 was Dan Fellows taking the title of...

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The Lima Tasting Series. One coffee, three processes.

The Lima Tasting Series. One coffee, three processes.

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The latest in our special edition collection sees us release the Lima Tasting Series. This trio of coffees are particularly important...

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Office coffee subscriptions launch

Office coffee subscriptions launch

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Our days at The Roastery start with a cup of coffee. Almost before the lights go on, the batch is brewing and our Strada is warming. Whilst the roasters and laptops crank up, cups are filled – we sip, gasp,...

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Introducing our distribution of Sandows, the original British cold brew.

Introducing our distribution of Sandows, the original British cold brew.

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We’re excited to announce a new wholesale collaboration with Sandows, a brand we’ve admired for a while now. The collaboration will see us distributing Sandows, meaning that our customers across the UK now have access to their delicious, beautifully bottled cold brew. Image credit: Charlie McKay We first met Luke and Hugh, founders of Sandows, a couple of years back...

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The people behind Bellotos.

The people behind Bellotos.

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Written by Joshua Tarlo, Origin’s Head of Coffee Bellotos is a delicious session coffee produced by our direct trade partners,...

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Origin x Strong Adolfo's Gin Pong

Origin x Strong Adolfo's Gin Pong

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On Thursday we joined forces with Strong Adolfo’s and Tarquin’s Gin for an evening of gin, cold brew and ping pong. Gin Pong. The Low Down. We decided to go for a twist on the classic American Beer Pong using...

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