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  • General coffee information about Kenya, trading and processing

    It's the time of year when we're receiving fresh crop from Kenya. We're buying our Kenyan coffee through Nordic Approach and travel there with them every year during harvest. Every year getting a little better understanding and even more admiration to the country and their coffees.  Based on this we wanted to share some general information about trading, varietals and challengers in the country.  Drop Coffee and Kenya Kenya is one of Drop Coffees main origins and somewhere from which we have been buying coffee from ever since the company’s early days due to our love for its unique taste profiles. The character of...

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  • A Swedish Brewers Cup presentation 2017, Thomas Savage

    A couple of month ago our baristas competed in Brewers Cup and Barista competition. I generally encourage everyone at drop to compete, since I find competing questions what you do and why you do things, on a hands on practical level. Seeing the presentations from our baristas this year, I saw a questioning on a broader level than "why do you tamp as you do, stir the coffee before blooming..." etc. I personally understood more of why our baristas have chosen to work with coffee, raising the  meaning to work and present coffees you like and that you know how it's produced and traded. It's...

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  • Kokkaffe - The Tias Kettle

    About the product The steaped coffee, or "kokkaffe" as we call it in Swedish, brewing method is one of the original brewing methods in the Scandinavian coffee culture.  We grew up with the coffee steeped on the stove, before the electronically filter coffee brewers got into more of the homes. However, it's still being used in many of the Scandinavian homes and is almost always the brewing method when camping or going out in the nature.  The iconic design has proved to be timeless in its appearance. In Os Table Ware redesign of this icon, they have worked meticulously to preserve its historic beauty...

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  • Future is female - 25% discount on Finca Nejapa on International Womens Day

    “Women are now equally educated than, often higher,  in almost every corner of the world. However, many young females carrier ends when the school finish.” (DN, 8/3-17). Therefor we’re trying to lift female businesses around the world. Today everyone ordering Finca Nejapa from Gloria Rodrigues will get a 25% discount, at the cafe and in the webshop.  Use the code #futureisfemale up until midnight, both on 1000g and 250g boxes.  Picture source: http://pin.it/zQ6XSg1 Article source: http://www.dn.se/nyheter/sverige/saco-ny-foraldraforsakring-kan-ge-jamstallda-loner/

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  • Our current espresso recipes

    We currently have a large numbers of coffees available for order, all of which we recommend as both filter coffee and espresso. As each of these coffees is unique, they can require very different espresso parameters in order to get the best out of them, once dialed in each can be balanced and delicious in its own right. Below are a few guideline recipes based on our water and equipment here in Stockholm. Our espresso philosophy At Drop Coffee we aim to highlight each individual coffee and its characteristics fully, be it for espresso or filter; for us espresso is simply...

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  • Presentation Finca Nejapa, Ahuachapán, El Salvador

      We've got limited edition on two boxes of different coffee from the same farm. One being the Red Caturra and one the Yellow Caturra - grown side by side at Finca Nejapa. This is a little extra fun since Luis Rodrigues is the most skilled producers I've met when it comes to varieties and agriculture. At the bottom of this post you've  got a short video, in home video quality, from our last visit where Gloria and Luis tells a little about the history of the farm.  Yellow Caturra, Finca Nejapa, growing side by side with the Red Caturra  Red Caturra. Finca Nejapa is a family...

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  • New Release: Bolivia

    The fresh crop Bolivia has arrived to the roastery and we're now releasing our first few coffees - one from Gerardo Escobars farm and two small lots from Rodriguez own farms Alasitas and La Linda; one Geisha and one Java. Below is some general information about coffee production on Bolivia and an introduction of our producer called Sicafe belonging to Pedro Rodriguez and his daughter Daniela and son Pedro-Pablo. I have to start by saying that I have fallen in love with Bolivia, the people, the country and their coffee. Bolivia’s high altitude (the coffee growing altitude in Caranavi is 1500-2200 mail in Caranavi), the breath-taking nature, the coffee history, and the quality of the cup with its clear taste profile makes it a...

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  • We're hiring a new roaster

    Drop Coffee Roastery is looking for a new production roaster to join our small but lively quality-focussed team and work hard to deliver delicious coffee to our customers around the world from our home base in Hägersten, Stockholm, Sweden.   Our new roaster will be in charge of general daily production, including order planning, wholesale and retail customer service, quality control, dispatch, and the basic ongoing administration vital to the running of a roastery. Successful applicants will have some specialty coffee experience, a driving licence, and professionalism with both colleagues and customers; ideal candidates, a minimum of two years roasting experience,...

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  • Café opening hours in Christmas and New Year

      Thank you to all of our guests and visitors throughout the year. We wish you a warm Christmas and happy start of 2017!

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  • Charity dinner, Mathias Dahlgren, 19th of December 2016

       In Christmas time we’re being reminded about the importance of giving to the people who need it.  Therefor we would like to invite you to a charity dinner where the three of us; Joanna Alm from Drop Coffee, Johan Andersson from Mathias Dahlgren and Niklas Jakobson from WINETRADE, together with a chef are offering the best we now of food wine and coffee. The dinner will be held at Mathias Dahlgren on the 19th of December at 18:30.  Every single penny that we raise on the night will go to the coffee producer Luis Roudrigeues and his farm...

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