Mezan Rum Twitter Tasting

It’s been a long time since I got involved in a Twitter Tasting, but when we saw the announcement for an evening of rum neither Kavey nor I could resist. Neither of us know a great deal about rum (other than that we like it!), so this should be an interesting journey of exploration. Jamaica XO… Read more »

CaféDirect Cauca Valley

Continuing our exploration of CaféDirect’s revamped range, and we head a little south, onto the South American continent itself. We’ve encountered Colombian coffee from CaféDirect before, but I suspect there has been a little reformulation to go with the rebranding – the strength rating has been nudged down from a 4 to a 3, and… Read more »

Taylors Rare Blossom Ethiopia

Taylors have re-vamped their Origins range, or perhaps simply replaced it with a very similar ‘Single Origin’ one. Although none of the old origins that I can recall remain, the coffees are all from a single country – in contrast to their core range which are blended from beans across multiple countries and regions. Rare… Read more »

Fuller’s & Friends – Flora & The Griffin

In the last couple of years I’ve grown to realise what a great ingredient rye is. My consistent ‘go-to’ beers from London Brewing – the mighty Mad As Hops when they have it, and the almost-as-good Rye ‘The Hell’ Not when they don’t – are both Rye IPAs. At the same time, when it comes to… Read more »