We're off to Glasgow Coffee Festival!

Glasgow Coffee Festival is just 4 days away and we are absolutely buzzing to be involved again this year! 
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Coffee Brew Guide- All about the AeroPress

Did you receive an Aeropress for Christmas and have no clue how to work it? We've put together a handy "how to" guide to help you brew a fantastic tasting coffee either at home or on the go!
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A Miracle on Gordon Street

Yes its here... the Festive season has officially landed at Gordon St Coffee! As always the team have been full on roasting coffee and it seems as soon as a fresh roast goes on the shelves or is available on our website, its gone... but we're definitely not complaining! As with every city in the UK, Glasgow and Edinburgh are getting right into the festive spirit. We all know, Glasgow Loves Christmas , so as well as visiting the Christmas Market on St Enoch Square you should grab yourself a Gordon St Coffee on your way through central station and head...

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Cop26 is coming to Glasgow

It's a exciting time for Glasgow and great that the city is hosting  Cop26, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference that will be running from 31st October - 12th November.  The city is expecting to host over 30,000 delegates as well as over 100 World leaders so we're expecting to be making a few more coffees over the two weeks. If you visit Get Ready Glasgow there is a load of information for you including details about the conference, Glasgow's focus and here's a link to Cop 26 Explained Travelling around Glasgow We understand there will be a fair bit of...

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Complete Guide to our Solinatra Compostable Coffee Capsules

We are excited to launch our new compostable coffee capsules, letting you enjoy your favourite Gordon St blend at home with no compromise on flavour, convenience or the environment. Our Nespresso® compatible coffee capsules are fully truly biodegradable and compostable. They may look and feel like plastic, but they are made of Solinatra® - a truly sustainable alternative to plastic, made only with natural, plant- based ingredients. It’s long been known that coffee grounds are great for compost and for use around the garden, and now your coffee capsules are too! Coffee grounds are a nitrogen rich material that helps...

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Coffee Degassing – Fresh vs Too Fresh

Everyone wants their coffee fresh, but you might be missing out on some real flavour if it is too fresh. It is like a cake just out of the oven – if you let it cool off, you will actually taste it more. For coffee, cooling off is known as ‘de-gassing’ or ‘resting’. Degassing is the release of gases from the inside of roasted coffee beans. The roasting process breaks down carbohydrates in the green beans, producing vapour and carbon dioxide as part of the chemical reaction that occurs. This vapour and gas are naturally released from the beans in...

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