A Men's Lifestyle and Family Blog | North East England

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Coffee and Kin. The Bean Emporium


*This post has been written in collaboration with Coffee and Kin

As you may have guessed I'm a little bit addicted to coffee. I'm a bit of a stickler for good coffee, I can't have instant and I always have to have ground coffee (freshly ground if possible). I was recently asked by a new coffee company to try their range of coffee beans so naturally I said yes please!


Coffee and Kin are based in Alnwick, which is just up the road from where I live, I love supporting local businesses. They have a strong emphasis on ethically sourced coffee, which is also important to me. Each of their coffees can been traced at each stage of production to make sure it is socially and environmentally sustainable. The beans are then roasted on Holy Island, I love this as Holy Island is one of my favourite places in Northumberland and it always feels a bit magical whenever we visit.


Anyway onto the Coffee, I was sent 2 bags of beans the first from El Salvador:

"This is a really lively coffee with plenty of sweet juicy fruit flavours and a soft toffee finish."

I like this one as an Americano, it is perfect for a morning coffee. It has great flavour, strong enough to wake you up first thing. Me and Mrs. Cool have had one every morning this week with breakfast, it goes great with a warm croissant.



The next coffee was from Guatamala:

"Delightful floral notes and hints of raspberry and blueberry will dance on your palate. It also has a syrupy body and a delicious lasting sweetness."

This one is my favourite. I have it as an Espresso, you can really taste the Raspberry and Blueberry flavour and it makes it stand out from other coffee beans I've had. If you want something a bit special then this is the coffee for you.


You can buy coffee beans, pods and accessories on the Coffee and Kin website. Also if you're a regular coffee drinker then why not purchase a subscription here and get the coffee of your choice delivered every month AND save 10%. When you buy from Coffee and Kin they put some of the proceeds into the Coffee and Kin Foundation which provides support to people and organisations in the communities where the coffee is grown which I think is a great idea.

Coffee and Kin Giveaway

To celebrate the launch of Coffee and Kin, I'm giving away two bags of speciality coffee beans to one lucky reader. Simply enter using the rafflecopter widget below. Good luck!




Well, that's all for now.

S

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65 comments

  1. Their coffee is 100 percent traceable and 100 percent compostable too!

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  2. they put some of the proceeds into the Coffee and Kin Foundation which provides support to people and organisations in the communities where the coffee is grown

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  3. Your water can influence the taste of your coffee

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  4. 100% compostable.

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  5. We are committed to ethically sourcing our coffee

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  6. Love the Smell of Fresh Coffee neverntritr this but fingfin crossed

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  7. One of their values is to be honest and ethical in everything that they do.

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  8. They are committed to ethically sourcing their coffee

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  9. Great coffee starts with the coffee grower

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  10. Roasted in Holy Island on Northumberland.

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  11. I learnt that the tea pyramids are biodegradable which is Awesome! Fingers crossed! :)

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  12. The company was started by two sisters who are married to Aussies who are best friends

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  13. Help the environment 100% compostable

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  14. Every Coffee & Kin coffee can be traced back to ensure that each stage of the growing and sales process is fair as well as socially and environmentally sustainable

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  15. Only coffees free of defects and picked at their peak of ripeness will be sold onto the green coffee buyer

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  16. They are 100% compostable.

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  17. Water can influence the taste of the coffee

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  18. Only coffees free of defects and picked at their peak of ripeness will be sold onto the green coffee buyer

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  19. 100% compostable is the way to go.

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  20. Good coffee starts with the coffee grower

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  21. coffee growers that are independently certified

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  22. They are based in Alnwick and may require a visit on our next short break!

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  23. Water can influence the taste of your coffee

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  24. The coffee is speciality grade, which basically means extra care has been taken by the farmer and the roaster to ensure you get the best cup of coffee every single time.

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  25. love that its 100% compostable as I've just started my own compost bin in the garden.

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  26. the single-origin coffee is ethically sourced and comes from 100% speciality Arabica beans

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  27. their coffee capsules are compostable

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  28. Our Nespresso® compatible pods are 100% compostable

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  29. I like that the fact that the coffee is compostable

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  30. The coffee capsules are 100% compostable

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  31. it is a 100% compostable, it says it on the main page as it loads up.

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  32. They are freshly roasted on Holy Island in Northumberland.

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  33. It's single origin, and roasted on Holy Island, Northumberland.

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  34. Water can influence the taste of the coffee

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  35. Coffee & Kin is all about people and their love of great coffee

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  36. They are all about people and their love of coffee.

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  37. You can Bulk Buy 20o Mixed Coffee Capsules for just £66.00

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  38. They are freshly roasted on the Holy Island in Northumberland.

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  39. Only coffees free of defects and picked at their peak of ripeness will be sold onto the green coffee buyer

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  40. Freshly roasted on Roasted on Holy Island in Northumberland. Now I fancy a cup of coffee hehe

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  41. Their coffee capsules are 100% compostable

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  42. 100% compostable and 100% amazing taste!

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  43. 100% compostable - Michelle Wild

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