• Audio musings in a “podcast”

    I really think I┬ádon’t produce enough content, and I feel its important to have you listen to my voice at least once a day. This is untrue in both statements, but I do sometimes have thoughts that pop into my head that I would like to share with you. I have used this audio boo… Continue Reading

  • Has Bean Top Ten Coffees 2013

    Every year I do a review of my top ten favourite coffees of the year Its a lonely thing so I decided to invite Roland (one of the roasters with us at Has Bean) along to review the year with me. I hope you enjoy

  • Has Bean Top Trumps

    Bored of the holiday season, broke all your christmas present toys, can not bear another game of snap with granny or patince on your own ? Then we have the solution for you, Has Bean Top trumps, with more in jokes than an episode of the Simpsons. Feel free to ask why Buffalo toaster is… Continue Reading

  • My Christmas Treat

    At Has Bean we get lots of emails every day (and I mean lots). Some are missing orders, advice, locked accounts, interest in working in the coffee industry, you get the kind of thing. But this time of year I always get asked what coffee will you be having with your Christmas meal? Well every… Continue Reading

  • The cost of hearing

    Last week saw the arrival of my delivery of coffee from Bolivia. Bolivia is a special place for me, somewhere I have visited more than any other non european country, and somewhere I love the coffee and love the people. I have a very long blog post in me about Bolivia (I plan to lock… Continue Reading

  • A Cup of Blackcurrant Juice

    So if you didn’t know I spent the last 6 days in Kenya, returning to the UK late Sunday night. The great thing about these trips is that you get very exposed to a country’s coffees along with the opportunity to meet lots of coffee people, amazing people that ask deep questions and provide thoughtful… Continue Reading