Author Archives: Alaister Jackson

Learn Coffee with Gwilym: Introduction

Improve your barista skills in 2015. We are releasing a new video every week. Don't miss it and subscribe today: http://europeancoffeetrip.com/gwilym #1 COFFEE DISTRIBUTION: The first video is about the effective distribution of coffee from the grinder into the filter basket before tamping. To have a consistently even extraction without ‘channelling’ you need an effective and consistent technique for distributing the coffee evenly throughout the filter basket, leaving a flat and level surface before tamping. This video looks at what Distribution is and how to do it […]

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The Barcelona Coffee Guide | European Coffee Trip

Where to find best coffee in Barcelona? We visited 8 great speciality cafes in the city and meet pioneers of third wave coffee in the whole Spain. Read more: https://europeancoffeetrip.com/great-cafes-in-barcelona/ # List of the cafés 1 – Satan's Coffee Corner 2 – Nomad Coffee – Roaster's Home 3 – Skye Coffee Co. 4 – Slowmow 5 – Animal Coffee Bar 6 – Syra 7 – Atmans Coffee 8 – Hidden Cafe # More cafés in Barcelona https://europeancoffeetrip.com/barcelona/ # Music www.epidemicsound.com # European Coffee Trip European Coffee Trip […]

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7 Questions for Tim Wendelboe

Tim Wendelboe is World Barista Champion 2004 & World Cup Tasting Champion 2005. He runs a coffee roastery, espresso bar, and a coffee school in Oslo, Norway. Since 2015 he is also contributing with his knowledge at a coffee farm since he bought a coffee farm called Finca Suelo ( meaning the soil) in Huela region, Colombia. We interviewed Tim in front of his cafe in April on our trip through Oslo’s cafes. Here are some questions that we asked on the behalf of you, our readers! […]

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How to Brew Great Coffee on Moccamaster | ECT Weekly #019

What do we love about Moccamaster and how to brew a great cup of coffee with the machine? Let us take you on the Moccamaster Factory Tour in this video: # 10 Good (and Funny) Reasons To Brew Coffee With Moccamaster: https://europeancoffeetrip.com/brew-coffee-with-moccamaster/ # MOCCAMASTER https://www.instagram.com/moccamaster_eu https://www.facebook.com/MoccamasterNederland/ Tweets by MoccamasterEU http://bit.ly/Moccamaster_Youtube http://www.moccamaster.eu # EUROPEAN COFFEE TRIP https://www.instagram.com/EuropeanCoffeeTrip https://www.facebook.com/EuropeanCoffeeTrip Tweets by EuroCoffeeTrip https://www.europeancoffeetrip.com # VERTICAL COFFEE ROASTERS https://www.vertical.coffee/ https://www.instagram.com/vertical_coffee/ https://www.facebook.com/verticalcoffeeroasters We would like to thank our sponsors for their support! Victoria Arduino – http://www.victoriaarduino.com/ DRWakefield – http://drwakefield.com/ Moccamaster – […]

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Making of Mahlkonig EK43 Grinder | Visiting Mahlkoenig Factory in Hamburg

Mahlkoenig EK43 grinder is one of the best coffee grinders in the world. http://europeancoffeetrip.com/seeing-mahlkoenig-production/ In February we headed to Hamburg to pay a visit to our dear sponsors Mahlkoenig. Nestled in the tranquil north-eastern outskirts of Hamburg, Hemro Group’s Mahlkoenig factory produces some of the best grinders on the market today. One of them is the legend EK43. We were pleased to join their team for two educative days and see the whole production! ARTICLE: http://europeancoffeetrip.com/seeing-mahlkoenig-production/ Music: Cadillac Loops: War Never Changes European Coffee Trip is an […]

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Roadtrip to The Nuova Simonelli Factory | European Coffee Trip

Ever thought how does it look like inside of the Nuova Simonelli Factory? Take a look! # Article: http://europeancoffeetrip.com/the-nuova-simonelli-factory/ # Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/EuropeanCoffeeTrip About European Coffee Trip: European Coffee Trip is a project that wants to understand and explore the current state of the specialty coffee scene in Europe. Whilst traveling across Europe we will be taking pictures, shooting videos, and interviewing people in order to share our journey with as many of you as possible. You’ll get a chance to experience the essence of every single city's […]

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How to Make a Good Coffee: AEROPRESS (with Kai Keong NG)

Swiss Aeropress Champion 2014, Kai Keong NG shows How to Make a Perfect Cup of Coffee with the Aeropress. Subscribe to see more https://www.youtube.com/user/EuropeanCoffeeTrip Stay tuned and subscribe our newsletter at http://www.europeancoffeetrip.com. About European Coffee Trip: We spent last 57 days on the road, we visited 90 cafés, we travelled over 7500 kilometres in order to discover this vibrating environment of speciality coffee scene in Europe. We haven't finished yet! European Coffee Trip is a project that wants to understand and explore the current state of the […]

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Interview with Gwilym Davies (Brno, Czech Republic)

We like to have our interviews short but we couldn’t make it this time with Gwilym! Every word he says is a pure coffee wisdom that I want to write down and remember. In this interview Gwilym is sharing stories that were never told before. He is constantly trying to push the speciality coffee industry forward as a judge or as a barista trainer. In the same time he’s looking forward to be “replaced” by the new generation of coffee professionals. “We are getting old, we should […]

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The Athens Coffee Guide | European Coffee Trip

This coffee guide will take you to the best cafés in Athens, Greece. Cafés in Athens: – Mokka Speciality Coffee (0:21) – TAF Coffee (1:24) – The Underdog (1:53) – Coffee Island (2:35) – Five Grinders (3:21) – Samba Cafe Coffee Roasters (3:50) – Qahwa (4:34) – The Workshop by KUDU (5:02) – Tailor Made (5:49) – Mind The Cup (6:36) – Just Made 33 (7:33) – Kaya Spirit (8:11) Music: Hot Swing by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100202 […]

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The Istanbul Coffee Guide | European Coffee Trip

This guide will take you to the best cafés in Istanbul We spent three days in this beautiful Turkish city talking with roasters, baristas and coffee lovers. # Article (Part 1): http://europeancoffeetrip.com/best-co… # Article (Part 2): http://europeancoffeetrip.com/best-co… # Guide: http://europeancoffeetrip.com/istanbul Music by Jeff Kaale: https://soundcloud.com/jeff-kaale/sel… https://soundcloud.com/jeff-kaale/sun… https://soundcloud.com/jeff-kaale/air… Cafés/Roasteries in Istanbul: – Probador Colectiva (0:18) – Norm Coffee (2:44) – Kronotrop ( 3:53) – Brew Lab (5:27) – Coffee Sapiens (7:04) – Coffee Department (8:30) – Petra Coffee (9:30) – Montag Coffee (11:08) – Rafine Espresso Bar (12:01) […]

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