Coffee – Cherizena Jumbo Maragogype

Maragogype is another name for the Elephant coffee bean that has caused me such troubling mental imagery before. It’s a South American coffee, in this case coming from the Chiapas region of Mexico. This is Cherizena‘s Jumbo Maragogype, although I’m not sure they’re any more Jumbo than a standard elephant coffee bean. The grounds have… Read more »

Coffee: Bewley’s Panama

Bewley’s are an Irish company who have been operating for four generations. They started out importing tea, but soon added coffee to their repertoire. Bord Bia have been kind enough to send Pete Drinks some of their range to sample. This is Panama, a strength 4 coffee grown on the slopes of the Baru volcano…. Read more »

Espresso Martinis at The Forge & Foundry

I’m not normally a huge fan of cocktails; I’d rather have a simple beer or wine than some of the more ‘imaginative’ drinks that some bars come up with (beer cocktails, particularly, bemuse me beyond belief). However, when the folks at The Forge & Foundry down in Camden invited Pete Drinks to visit they tempted… Read more »

Double Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee has to be the perfect drink for a blog dedicated to beer, coffee and whisky; a sweet, whiskey-augmented coffee with cream floating on it that looks more than a little like a beer! To celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day, I’ve decided to push the Irishness up to 11, by making this Double Irish Coffee…. Read more »