How To Brew Our Caliber Coffee using Breville Barista Pro or espresso machine

Follow along with Griffin as he brings you through the steps, concepts, and good habits that will help you make delicious espresso drinks at home using the coffee that started it all for Timbertrain – Caliber! Learning how to follow a recipe that is specifically tuned for a certain coffee allows for the most optimal […]

How To Brew Our Ethiopia Hamesho Kebena Coffee on AeroPress

Our new Hamesho Kebena is a washed process coffee from Ethiopia that has had especial care taken in its drying process which gives it complexity while maintaining a clean taste. Follow along with Griffin as he brings you through our favorite way to brew Hamesho Kebena on the Aeropress. You’ll learn tips and tricks along […]

How To Steam Milk for Latte Art

Follow along with Griffin as he brings you through the steps, concepts, and good habits that will help you steam barista quality milk for latte art at home. Learn how to properly allocate milk quantity, achieve desirable milk temperature, aeration and texture for a precise pour. Milk consistency, temperature and pouring techniques play an important […]

How To Make Perfect Espresso at Home

  Follow along with Griffin as he brings you through the steps, concepts, and good habits that will help you make delicious espresso at home. Learning how to properly distribute and tamp will give you more consistent shots while knowing what to look for when brewing will make sure you’re dialed-in and following a recipe. […]

How To Brew Coffee From Colombia Finca La Indonesia

Introduction of new coffee arrival from Colombia Finca La Indonesia and highlighting interesting fermentation techniques applied by the Torres brothers. Follow along with Griffin as he brings you through the steps, concepts, and good habits that will allow you to bring out the intended flavours of this delicious coffee by using a V60 dripper. From […]

How does coffee get its flavour notes?

coffee beans in bag - cultivating flavour

Understanding the complexities of coffee flavours takes years of tastings and study. Learning how a coffee bean develops its flavour notes is the first step in that journey. Not unlike wine, developing your palate to pick out these subtle notes in your coffee is the result of intentional tasting. We believe that knowing where your […]

How To Brew Perfect Pour-Over Filter Coffee at Home

  Follow along with Griffin as he brings you through the steps, concepts, and good habits that will help you make delicious pour-over coffee at home. From pre-wetting the filter to swirling the slurry it’s the little aspects of filter brewing that make the best cup. Handmade filter coffee or ‘pour over’ is an accessible and inexpensive method of brewing coffee that has been used for centuries. […]

How to grind coffee at home for a perfect cup

Hand-drawn coffee bean grinders

Brewing coffee at home is an intimate and personal experience. Every step in the process is personalized to our exact preferences. From choosing the perfect beans to the precise brewing time, we take careful consideration in our coffee ritual. But the one step that is often carelessly considered is the grinding process.  With any cup […]