Perfect Grind

Whilst buying coffee in bean form and grinding it yourself is the best way to go if you can, we realise that many of you would prefer to receive your coffee pre-ground…and that’s no bad thing! Our fantastic bags are resealable so you’ll be able to keep ground coffee fresh as a daisy once opened, the golden rules on storage being ‘Cool, Dark, Airtight…but not in the fridge’. Why not
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Keeping you Caffeinated…

No April Fools, it’s been a tricky couple of weeks but we’re here and roasting with DPD busy delivering our beans to homes all over the UK. We’d like to take the opportunity to say a big THANK YOU for all of you who have supported us! We’re here to keep you caffeinated…
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We’re here to help keep you going!

We’re here and roasting..! Colombia Las Brisas just going in – a delightfully aromatic bean that’ll brew a deliciously well balanced cup regardless of brew method. We’re working hard to help us all through the crisis, so make Reads your daily brew! No grinder? No worries! Just let us know your brew method and we’ll grind to order. Order online today for speedy delivery! Keep safe!
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Sumatra Bourbon Espresso wins again!

  Great Taste, the coveted food awards, celebrate the very best in food and drink. Out of 12,300 products judged and blind tasted by over 500 of the most demanding palates, belonging to food critics, chefs, food writers and journalists…our Sumatra Bourbon Espresso was awarded a 2-Star Outstanding Great Taste Award.  This is the third Great Taste award this coffee has achieved – how’s that for c
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Here’s something you may not know…every batch of beans that we roast goes through the rather laborious and old fashioned process of winnowing.  All done by my fair hand, it started out years back as we have a wonderful natural wind tunnel effect past the roaster door. Early on, it was fairly straightforward, moving on to become a permanent habit that allowed me to spot any nasties in the green coffee as w
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January Arrivals…

Just in: Kenya – just a small batch from the Ther’i Co-Operative.  Expect intense acidity, excellent sweetness and fantastic full body.  A truly exciting Kenyan that will suit Cafetieres, Filters and even the braver espresso drinkers out there. Brazil – Rain Forest Alliance Certified Yellow Bourbon from Fazenda Pantano. Pulped natural so expecting good body and excellent chocolate mouthfeel.  A perf
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New Roaster…

We’ve actually had our new beauty for quite a while, but now it’s part of the family I felt it was time to go public! Unloaded from a German Arctic one chilly morning last March, our brand new Probat P25 was, and remains, the first of the second generation 25 kilo Probat’s into the UK. It’s been a learning curve, but what a machine!  Not only can we now roast to satisfy future demand, we have
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Christmas Hampers!

Choose from our range of beautiful coloured Moka Pots plus stylish Filter Brewers, Milk Frothers and a gorgeous Hot Chocolate Maker! You can choose your own items to create a very special, personalised Christmas gift. All of our coffee is ground to order for your chosen method of brewing. Gift Boxes from £25. Please call Charlotte or Jayne to discuss your order..
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Little Grey Cafe…

It’s been a while…we’ve been busy!  The Little Grey Cafe, months in the making and the greatest thing to happen to a pony trailer since horses started eating grass, hit the road running this weekend at the Dorset Knob Festival.  Comedy on so many levels…but a great day out and a first run for the new Reads baby.  We love it! We’ll be selling drinks and beans at events throughout the Summ
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