Fellow Journeyman: Waseem Jadwat

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If you could leave a message in a bottle (a very small message in a very small bottle), how would you introduce yourself? Hi, I’m Waseem, and I’m a coffeeholic. What is your coffee-making ritual? (which brewing method do you use) Depends on how much time I have, and my mood. French press is my…

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First Things First

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Home brewing guides are easy to come by, but in the age of Google the trick is not to locate information but rather to separate the coffee from the chaff. We decided to help you by providing general guidelines for home brewing which reflect our philosophy and draws from the best sources in the business.…

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Stockists

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That Serve Our Brew Legado Coffee Bar – 19 Quantum Road, Technopark, Stellenbosch Equus Restaurant – Cavalli Estate, R44 (Strand Road), Stellenbosch Rust & Vrede Restaurant – Annandale Road, Stellenbosch Jordan Restaurant – Jordan Wine Estate, Stellenbosch Mulderbosch Restaurant – Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch Manouche – Andringa Street, Stellenbosch Fine Pastries – Bosman’s Crossing, Stellenbosch The…

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Technopark Coffee Bar

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So for the past few months we’ve been toying with the idea to open a more retail-based coffee bar, seeing as our roastery has become busier regarding operations and manufacturing. We took our time to locate a spot and in March we were actually confronted with an opportunity to sublet a small space from a…

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Fellow Journeyman: Jacques Albertyn

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If you could leave a message in a bottle (a very small message in a very small bottle), how would you introduce yourself? Hi, I’m Jacques, I’m an artist What is your coffee-making ritual? (which brewing method do you use) Bialetti and when I’m lazy I go buy a Cortado (Watch his home video here…

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Super Coffee

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Would you believe me if I told you there were over 40 varieties of the coffee plant (some say up to 100)? Arabica is by far the king-pin, making up about 75% of the world’s production. Coffea belongs to the Rubiaceae family of plants, also including West Indian Jasmine and Quinine (think Malaria Medicine). For…

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Science Fiction?

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Okay, so Chemistry wasn’t my strong point in science at school, but maybe it’s because I didn’t have an appreciation for the subject like I have now, thanks to coffee. Chemex is where chemistry and coffee extraction come together best, and has made our job all the more sweeter. When it comes to coffee brewing…

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Ourtown Interview

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Friends! We had the privelege of hosting the guys from ourtown.co.za for some coffee and an interview earlier in February. They were on a roadtrip from Durban to Cape Town to watch the Red Hot Chilli Peppers live and popped in to capture some footage for thecoffeemag.co.za. They shot a great video and we would…

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Fellow Journeywoman: Mariette Loubser

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If you could leave a message in a bottle (a very small message in a very small bottle), how would you introduce yourself? My name is Mariette. I put the love on your table via my floral and decor design business, varsliefde. Dorky dancing in public makes me happy. What is your coffee-making ritual? (which…

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Coldbrew

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Summertime is upon us! In anticipation of some warm days we have been experimenting with different methods of making coldbrew coffee. Drinking coffee cold will be an acquired taste to many, but trust us; it’s exciting to venture into this possibility. Read about the how-tos.

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