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Beginners Guide: How To Roast Coffee Beans at Home

Beginners Guide: How To Roast Coffee Beans at Home

STOKES COFFEE     NOV 20, 2023

What is coffee bean roasting? Simply put, it's the process of heating green coffee beans until they turn brown and develop their characteristic flavour and aroma. But why roast your own beans when you can easily buy them already roasted?...


Where Does Coffee Come From?

Where Does Coffee Come From?

STOKES COFFEE     OCT 27, 2023

Coffee is a truly delicious drink that keeps us focused, but it takes a long time to get from bean to cup. Coffee plants take years to flower and can only grow in a certain part of the world. The...


How Are Coffee Beans Roasted?

How Are Coffee Beans Roasted?

STOKES COFFEE     OCT 6, 2023

Welcome, coffee lovers! If you're here, you probably already know how delicious coffee can be, but did you know that the roasting process is essential for giving coffee beans their signature flavour and aroma? In this article, we'll take you through...


How Do Coffee Beans Grow?

How Do Coffee Beans Grow?

STOKES COFFEE     SEP 11, 2023

Coffee has become a part of daily life everywhere; around the world you can grab a latte in Los Angeles or a flat white in Fiji and coffee is second only to water in its popularity. While water can be...


The History Of Coffee

The History Of Coffee

STOKES COFFEE     AUG 23, 2023

The history of coffee is a long one. Coffee is older than almost every country in the world, it has seen empires rise and dynasties fall, it’s pretty darn old, and there’s a reason for that.


How is Coffee Decaffeinated?

How is Coffee Decaffeinated?

STOKES COFFEE     AUG 17, 2023

Did you know that after water, coffee is the most popular drink worldwide with over 400 billion cups being consumed each year? Decaf coffee is great if you fancy a brew, but you don’t want to be up all night...


How is Coffee Made: The Journey from Bean to Cup

How is Coffee Made: The Journey from Bean to Cup

STOKES COFFEE     AUG 17, 2023

Coffee has become a staple of the human experience, now more so than ever with almost 1.4 million cups being drank every minute. While many of us enjoy the numerous benefits this bean offers, the complex process that takes place...


A collaboration with Lincoln Rugby!

A collaboration with Lincoln Rugby!

STOKES COFFEE     JUL 20, 2023

Local family business Stokes Tea & Coffee has created a new coffee blend to help Lincoln Football Rugby Club (LFRC) fund a special trip to France to commemorate the sacrifices of former members who died in WWI and WWII. The...


Green light for sustainable sculpture

Green light for sustainable sculpture

STOKES COFFEE     JUN 20, 2023

Plans for a striking sculpture have been given the go ahead by Lincoln City Council. The installation is set to be a unique attraction for locals and visitors alike and is testament to the strong collaboration of a number of...


Pedal power boosts local causes.

Pedal power boosts local causes.

STOKES COFFEE     JUN 7, 2023

The annual C2C2C cycle ride will take place on 29th June. The event always brings together big-hearted riders from across Lincolnshire who are brave enough to take on the mammoth 100-mile cycle ride to the coast and back again all to help raise money for local charities.


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