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New Colours - Copper & Brass

New Colours - Copper & Brass

Photo via prnewswire: moccamaster USA We're very excited to announce that we'll soon be distributing two new anodised colours of the Moccamaster Classic. In true Moccamaster fashion, the Copper and Brass finished machines are made to the highest standard and are sure to deliver many delicious coffees.  Having recently visited The Netherlands ourselves, we were again able to witness the daily happenings inside the Technivorm factory. From design to production to dispatch, no piece of the puzzle is left to chance ensuring consistency and quality to the end result.  The new Copper and Brass machines will be available on the online store...

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Tea Brewing

Tea Brewing

Whilst coffee brewing is the primary purpose of Moccamaster machines, with a bit of creativity a fantastic cup of loose leaf tea is easy to brew. This method works best with Classic and Thermal models, thanks to the variable flow rate valve on the filter cup. Here's a simple four step guide.  1. Wet the filter paper.Just as you normally would when making a coffee, make sure the filter paper is wet and sealed to the filter cup.  2. Place tea in filter cup and set valve to 'closed'.Choose the amount of tea you'd like to use depending on how...

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The Plug Nickel Batchy Beatdown

The Plug Nickel Batchy Beatdown

Last night Dr Morse in Abbotsford held host to around 80 Melburnians spectating the inaugural Batchy Beatdown. With the event organised by Plug Nickel, 12 competitors representing various cafes plied their trade to take out the title. In the end Ben Bicknell of Five Senses coffee was the man whose batch coffee was deemed to be of the highest quality. After a quick vote from the crowd, Elizabeth Hatty of Hash Specialty Coffee was the People's Choice award winner, whilst our personal favourite batch was a Kenyan Peaberry made by James of Sensory Lab. Among the official judges was 2015 World...

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Coffee Supreme

Coffee Supreme

Melbourne is often billed as Australia's coffee capital city, due to the laneways and streets crawling with excellent cafes. One of those cafes happens to be Coffee Supreme, a company which originated in NZ in 1993. Since 2001, they've been roasting and serving Melburnians amazing coffee and may just have had an influence in the development of specialty coffee in the city. To get an insight into their operation, we popped in to Supreme in Abbotsford to meet Ash and Jo, retail manager and general manager respectively. We chatted all about their experiences with coffee, the industry in general, and why...

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Review: Technivorm Moccamaster Thermal

Review: Technivorm Moccamaster Thermal

Below is part of a review written by the Editorial team at www.theeverythingonline.com. For the full article, click here. Coffee is something of a religion in Melbourne. There are thousands of cafes dotted around every suburban hub and city laneway, and all of them take the perfect cup of coffee seriously. We’ve even claimed to have the best coffee in the world. When we travel, one of the first things we do is hunt for a good café. When we get home, the first thing we do is complain about the quality of the coffee we had. Coffee snobbery amongst...

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