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Grouch featured as one of the Best Coffee Roasters in WA

Grouch featured as one of the Best Coffee Roasters in WA

Grouch was lucky enough to be featured as one of the 10 best coffee roasters in WA! Check out the awesome write up from The Coffee Post!  "Grouch only deals with green bean suppliers that are transparent and can provide a paper trail of everyone along the coffee chain, especially the farmers, bei...
camping with a delter coffee press and comandante hand grinder

Best way to make coffee camping.

Get your camp on, a no nonsense guide to brewing on the campsite. The sun has started peaking through the clouds again and it’s time to pull out the camp gear, air out the tent and get ready to head down south. We’re going to talk you through the best way to make coffee on the campsite, whether y...
A picture of a espresso machine portafilter with ground coffee inside flat after being tamped

Setting your coffee recipe at home

TERMINOLOGY Dose:This is the term used to describe the amount of coffee dosed into your portafilter per coffee. When making espresso it is good to weigh the amount of coffee being put into your portafilter as it allows you to repeat the same brewing process time after time and make small tweaks t...
Tamp that! How to tamp your coffee puck

Tamp that! How to tamp your coffee puck

How hard should I tamp my coffee is a question we hear often from home baristas.  To give you more of an idea about how hard to tamp, let's first look at why we tamp our espresso puck. WHY TAMP? We compact (tamp) the coffee in our portafilters so that the water being pushed through the bas...
Five most common mistakes made by home baristas

Five most common mistakes made by home baristas

Everybody wants that cafe quality coffee at home but sometimes we get in our own way. We’re running through the five most common mistakes made by customers on their home machines and what they can do to solve them. It is our mission to get you making flawless coffee on whatever machine you are ma...