Invention Blend runner ups

In August as part of our guest blend program we had a competition for you to invent a blend and label (see the video here)

SO we have a winner that will be announced tomorrow, but I wanted to share my top 5 that were submited. Thank you to everyone who took part, it was lots of fun judgeing them

Zachary James blend

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Rob Came up with the blend with inspiration of his young son Zachary. Lots of photo’s


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Colin and Rita Morgan


Love the art work


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We call this the football blend as it is made using the classic 4-4-2 formation, being;

4 parts El Salvador Finca Santa Petrona Natural Red Bourbon 4 parts Sumatra Wahana Lingtong Natural Rasuna
2 Parts Costa Rica La Pira Tarrazu Washed Caturra

It possess silky smooth skills, elegant complex build up play and down to earth attacking skills that cuts through the defensive milk, like it wasn’t there. A real crowd pleaser that is worth the entrance money on its own.


Place Humphrey Johnson

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Saturday Morning Mojo
40% ES Finca Santa Petrona
40% Kenya Gachica Peaberry
20% CR La Pira Tarrazu



Michael Brode


Name: “Monster Mash”
-3 parts (or 50%) Sumatra Wahana Rasuna Natural)
-2 parts (1/3 or 33.33%) Kenya Gachica Washed Peaberry
-1 part (1/6 or 16.67%) Costa Rica La Pira Washed
Label Design: A monster head with Has Bean cups as eyes, coffee beans for nostrils, and mashing the name “Monster Mash” name in its teeth.


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And the one that very very nearly won was from Mark jones


Have got a blend for you. Invented by my 7-year-old lad Reuben, better than anything I was able to come up with. Typical.

30% Costa Rica 30% El Salvador 20% Kenya
20% Sumatra

It’s called “Golden Delicious” in honour of Apple Day on 21 October. It had a golden crema and was delicious so not inappropriate!

Reuben also drew the label (he’s far more artistic than me). The apple picker has deliberately been given massive hands to make it easier for him to pick the apples.


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Your a clever bunch you lot

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One Comment

  1. What a creative idea and to be honest one that has not been talked about too much around the internet.

    The fact that it has made it to a blog post rather than just been one of those “oh yea we made some of our own blends… we should have actually taken note of x,y and z blend” scenarios which know one really cares about. This made for an excellent read.

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