What's in the hopper: Doyo Co-op, Ethiopia

Farm - Doyo Cooperative – approximately 430 small holder farmers Altitude– 1800-2100masl Location...

What's the deal with: sourcing

Danny Davies, MD at Climpson & Sons sources our coffee. Here is what he has to say about the ...

Nicaragua: tales from a small coffee growing community

This time last year,  Nicole Climpson travelled to Nicaragua. She still  won’t stop going on abou...

What's the deal with: Direct Trade?

Danny Davies, MD at Climpson & Sons sources coffee for Climpson & Sons. Here is what he h...

What's in the hopper? Kiawamaruru, Kenya

The Kiamaruru from Kenya is a must try this season. FARM – Kiawamaruru ALTITUDE – 1600 to 1800mas...

What's in the hopper? Rwanda Gisuma

This coffee is a headlining act in our Winter Espresso. The Gisuma washing station is located in ...

What's in the hopper: Rwanda Buf

Coffee: Buf Nyarusiza 100% Red Bourbon Farm: Buf Café’s Nyarusiza washing station and surrounding...

Introducing our new coffee roaster: the Loring SmartRoaster

A change is a-coming! Our new coffee roaster has arrived. In case you haven’t already heard Climp...

Have you heard of: the three waves of coffee

The coffee industry has fundamentally changed over the years as a consequence of social, environm...

Whats in the hopper? Ethiopian Yirgacheffe, Knots Family Farm

Ethiopian Yirgacheffe is one of the classic and most sought after coffees in the world. What is s...

Brew it yourself: Clever Dripper

The new toy in our cafe/roastery is the Clever Dripper. Whilst it wouldn’t receive any prizes for...

Brew-it-yourself: The "I promise its not mine, baby" Aeropress

It looks like a contraption straight out of a hemp store or perhaps an erotica shop , but in actu...

October News and Happenings

Hopefully you are recovering from the shock of autumn/winter rolling in and Christmas decorations...

Whats in the hopper? El Salvador La Divina

The farm is located on the slopes of the Santa Ana Volcano in the Llamatepec mountain range 1580-...

Meet our mates: The Coffeesmiths Collective

The Coffeesmiths Collective is the brain child of Tim Ridley and Chris McKie – a couple of Kiwis ...

Licky Chops Last Hurrah - this weekend!

The end of the summer has (unfortunately and inevitably) arrived...and it is time to celebrate. ...

Get the low down on Coffee Processing

Whilst on the outset this seems like a boring subject, knowing the processing method of the coffe...

Meet our mates: Freemans

Freemans Coffee should be your first port of call if and when you go to Edinburgh. Tom and Nicole...

What's in the hopper? Doi Chaang

Doi Chaang is one of our Single Estate coffees of the season, with an interesting story to tell. ...

New seasonal coffees are available now!

From the first week of September we are officially changing over our seasonal coffee offerings. W...

Single origin vs blends

At Climpson & Sons we develop and roast our own espresso blends as well as single origin coff...

Does 'place' have an affect on flavour?

Last month we highlighted a basic guide to coffee tasting, and what to look out for. Building on ...

Whats in the hopper: Kenya Peaberry

Well technically, we don’t really serve Kenya Peaberry as an espresso. Last month we talked about...

What's in the hopper: Brazil Daterra

We have teamed up with the head-cupper at Daterra to develop a unique and interesting Brazil Sin...

Brew-it-Yourself: Cupping (coffee tasting)

Cupping (coffee tasting), is the practice of observing the tastes and aromas of brewed coffee. Ni...

Have you visited The Arch yet?

Climpson’s Arch is housed in our Roastery, just off London Fields. It’s a progression on from our...

Meet our mates: Coco di Mama

Coco di Mama came onto our radar a few years ago when Daniel and Jeremy opened up their Fleet Str...

July News

The Sales and Marketing Team have been busy planning global domination with a trip to Holland and...

The gloves are off for one night only – Lucky Chip VS Licky Chops

The gloves are off for one night only – Lucky Chip VS Licky Chops for the Burger Battle of the Ye...

Meet our Mates: Clement & Pekoe

Clement and Pekoe are the first café to start selling Climpson's beans in Dublin's vibrant coffe...

Our Summer Seasonal Espresso Blend

Compared to our darker, chocolaty Spring Espresso, the Summer Blend highlights fruity notes and a...

The Climpson's Arch is OPEN!

The Climpson’s Arch is now open, bringing together gourmet food, fancy beverages and fine coffee ...

On the Grind - V60

Sketch from our Brew-it-Yourself series, courtesy of Artistic Type. The grind affects the qualit...

Meet our mates: Melrose & Morgan

  Melrose & Morgan's Hampstead store. Melrose and Morgan is a grocery shop and beautiful deli...

Arch, Website & Coffee

Our big news this month is the summer opening of Climpson’s Arch. We’ve now got ourselves a bar l...