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Coffee brewing: French press

French press is an easy way to make consistent, tasty, full-bodied coffee. If you’re using whole beans, grind them at a coarse setting. Boil water and allow it to cool about a minute. Rinse the French press jug and plunger assembly with the hot water. Spoon coffee into the jug. Use 75g ground coffee per […]

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Coffee Brewing: Stovetop (Moka pot)

The stovetop (Moka) pot is a staple in Italian households, and common in many countries around the world. The principle is to heat water in a lower chamber, passing through ground coffee in a basket, whereby it spills into an upper chamber. The result is something between a French press and an espresso in terms […]

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The German Roaster – Gothot Refurbishment Part 5

Our whole team was beyond excited when we unveiled our restored Gothot roaster. To say we were eager for re-commissioning would be an understatement. However, we waited until the right time to disconnect our Diedrich production roaster and make way for the German. Our team did the heavy lifting, but we left all the connections […]

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The German Roaster – Gothot Refurbishment Part 4

Our German’s restoration was rapidly nearing completion by mid-2019. As anxious as we have been to have her back, we entrusted the team at Coffee Roasters Australia to give the best treatment to our 61-year-old machine. The roaster had been torn down, surfaces stripped and cleaned, and primed for painting. And the paint is what […]

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The German Roaster – Gothot Refurbishment Part 3

After the full tear-down and cataloguing of parts, our German went for thorough cleaning and sandblasting. The frame, cabinet, plates and all moving parts received the treatment. The electronic cabinet was blasted with media, and new holes routed for temperature displays. Times have changed since the machine’s “birth” in 1958 – the integration of roast […]

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The German Roaster – Gothot Refurbishment Part 2

We were all very excited when we saw the tail end of the truck disappearing down the driveway here at the Gourmet Gold Roastery in the Transtech Business Park in Lane Cove West. A long time in waiting, the German roaster was finally embarking on its journey up the East coast of Australia to Queensland, […]

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The German Roaster – Gothot Refurbishment Part 1

Through a thick veil of cigarette smoke where the beans go in green and come out brown… Hailing from an age when the drum spun over a gas flame to the rhythm of Elvis Presley’s “Don’t / I Beg You” blaring over the radio waves as the #1 hit, both, in their own right, kings […]

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Coming Soon! New 18g Easy Serve Espresso Paper Coffee Pods

We are spilling the beans on this one! We have been working on this one for a while now and we are very close to launching it. It has been hard to keep this a secret for so long! The success of the Easy Serve Espresso Paper Coffee Pods that has quickly spread to become an industry standard […]

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Gourmet Gold Coffee Takes Four Bronze Medals at 2017 Australian International Coffee Awards (AICA)

The 2017 Melbourne International Coffee Expo just finished last weekend on the 01 April 2017 with an amazing attendance totalling 9,646 visitors over the 3 day event! This year Gourmet Gold Coffee didn’t make it down physically to MICE 2017. What we did do though, was send down three of our favourite blends in our […]

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“Meet The Gourmet Gold Coffee Family” – Benjamin Brawn our Brand Ambassador / Delivery man

Meet Benjamin Brawn (Ben) our new Brand Ambassador. Ben divides his time between the packing line and our weekly deliveries to the Cafés / Restaurants within the Sydney metro. Ben also following in his father’s (Peter Brawn) footsteps has assumed the responsibility of making sure all our weekly deliveries arrive with a smile. Having recently […]

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