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Workhorse Coffee Beans


Tasting notes: Nutty, chocolate body with sweet caramel, orange and citrus notes

Brewing: This coffee works well with all filter brewers and espresso. For filter we recommend a 1 - 15 brew ratio, and for espresso a 1 - 2.1 brew ratio. 

Filter: 17g - 250ml // Espresso: 18g - 38g

Workhorse Coffee Beans is built around the concept of consistency and reliability. The blend and roast style make this coffee suitable for all brew methods including espresso. 

These coffee beans feature our Rwanda relationship coffees produced by farmers in Rwanda that we've visited. This gives us consistency over the course of the year enabling us to provide a reliable and dependable taste profile. From time to time the ingredients will change but we aim to substitute similar coffees when changing this blend.

Our Workhorse blend is a light roast espresso and perfect if you like a bright, juicy but well balanced espresso. If you are looking for a traditional Italian style espresso take a look at our Nova Blend. 

Rwanda Bwishaza Washing station, 50% (relationship coffee)

Varietal: Red Bourbon
Process: Washed
Altitude: 1650+masl

We first visited Rwanda in 2014 and over the last few years we've developed some very close relationships within the Rwandan coffee community. We first visited Bwishaza co-operative in 2015 and have been buying coffee from them every year since our first visit.

Bwishaza co-operative is located north of Kibuye close to lake Kivu. You can view the exact location via the link to google maps. The co-operative produce a wide range of coffees with their main focus on clean, juicy, bright washed coffees. Visit the Rwanda product page to find out more. 

Rwanda Bwishaza Coffee

Brazil Inhame Farm 50%
Varietal: Catuai
Process: Natural
Altitude: +-1200 masl

Brazil Inhame is a small family farm with 28 hectares of coffee trees located near to the town of Campos Altos. We were introduced to the farm by Bruno Souza, owner of Academia do Cafe, a Q Grade, coffee farmer and one of the most experienced coffee professionals in Brazil. 
This coffee is also available as a Brazil single origin.

Ideal for: Espresso. Works very well in milk based drinks. If you like a slightly darker roast filter coffee or cafetiere with lots of body, and tend to use milk, then this will work well too. 

  • We recommending buying whole bean coffee and grinding before brewing. We also sell 250g bags pre-ground. 1kg bags are available as wholebean only.

Subscription Terms and conditions:

  • The subscription charge will be collected at the period of time specified when ordering (ie every 1,2,3 or 4 weeks)
  • Your subscription can be cancelled after the first 3 orders.

      Customer Reviews

      Based on 249 reviews
      Blake Ludwig
      Great Brewing Beans

      Really lovely blend and they make a nice cuppa java

      Steve Fulford
      Good all rounder

      Good coffe any time of the day, and I find it fine for a slightly milder nuttier espresso if ground fine. Our staple coffee.

      Liviu Bocancia


      Great stuff

      Fantastic coffee, very smooth with no one over powering flavour, this has become my everyday coffee, which I can only highly recommend.

      Oana Niculescu
      Great brews

      A very nice coffee that I enjoy daily with some oat milk. No complaints. I will probably be buying this for as long as it’s stocked.

      Costa Rica Tarrazu Coffee Farm
      ★ Reviews

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      2522 reviews
      Smells and Tastes Incredible!

      I’ve recently purchased a coffee machine and the advice was to get local coffee — it is usually the freshest. I decided to order the organic blend, and just the bouquet of the beans was enough to wake you up. It smelt incredible; the taste and the freshness exceeded my expectations — and my coffee machine loves them. I make a perfect espresso each morning. I will definitely be purchasing them again as and when needed.

      Super fluffy

      Fantastic quality grinder, built like a tank, super fluffy output, no static issues.

      only flaw re usability is no auto off and touch buttons are not the most responsive so manual grinding is not most accurate

      Subtle, very nice coffee

      Had this in a coffee shop in Brighton then bought a kilo. It's an absolute belter you won't be disappointed.

      Organic Blend
      Gavin Davies
      Tasty coffee

      A tasty, chocolatey organic blend. Beans have lovely aroma.

      Rwanda Coffee Beans - Bwishaza Lot 4 Washed