Dawn Patrol Coffee

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  • Cheetah Espresso Blend

    Ethiopia Guji Uraga Tome Gr1 _ 50%
    Malawi Chinongo AB _ 50%

    Mixed Heirloom
    Nyika, Catimor 129 & Gesha
    Washed Process

    Dried Apricot, Blackberry, Honey & Chocolate.

    Cheetah Espresso Blend

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    Ethiopia Guji Uraga Tome Gr1 _ 50%
    Malawi Chinongo AB _ 50%

    Mixed Heirloom
    Nyika, Catimor 129 & Gesha
    Washed Process

    Dried Apricot, Blackberry, Honey & Chocolate.

    Country: Ethiopia
    Region: Oromia
    Sub Region: Guji
    District: Uraga
    Altitude: 1900 – 2300 MASL
    Process: Fully washed & Sun dried ( GRADE 1 )
    Varieties: Mixed Heirloom Varieties

    A native of Guji, Tadesse Edema is a pioneer among producers in Uraga and was one of the first to build a washing station in the region. His Tabe washing station was constructed over 12 years ago, paving the way for Oromia Union to enter and construct their well known Layo Teraga Cooperative WS. Seven years ago Tome washing station was completed on the other side of the ridge, facing the river that divides Hambela from Uraga. Tadesse is a community leader and has built schools and roads in the region. In addition to washing stations, he owns two farms - one in Shakiso and another in Anasora.

    Country: Malawi
    Region: Northern Malawi, Misuku Foothills
    Variety: Nyika, Geisha, Catimor 129 and several local varieties
    Altitude: 1700 - 2000 MASL
    Soil: Clay, Loamy

    The area is located close to Songwe River which forms natural boundary between Malawi and Tanzania. It is made up of 4 parallel ridges and plateau ranging between 1700 and 2000 meters above sea level. The area is almost 320km away from Mzuzu City, the Commercial and Administrative headquarters for Northern Malawi. Nearly 25% of the members are women and thanks to Fairtrade and their commitment to producing high quality coffees, they have been able to provide good living conditions, food security and access to good quality education to every smallholder coffee farming family who forms part of the Cooperative.

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    Our beans come in either filter or espresso, suited to particular brew methods.

    For Espresso

    • Espresso machine
    • Stove top
    • Plunger/French press
    • Atomic
    • Cold Brew/Drip

    For Filter

    • Pour over/Chemex/v60/Kalita wave
    • Aeropress
    • Syphon/Vacuum pot
    • Plunger/French press
    • Handy Brew
    • Auto Drip/MoccaMaster
    • Cold Brew/Drip
  • Toucan Espresso Blend

    Colombian Las Brisas _ 50%
    Peru Fronteras _ 50%

    Caturra, Castillo & Colombia
    Typica, Caturra, Bourbon
    Washed Process

    Full Bodied, Sweet, Berries

    Toucan Espresso Blend

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    Colombian Las Brisas _ 50%
    Peru Fronteras _ 50%

    Caturra, Castillo & Colombia
    Typica, Caturra, Bourbon
    Washed Process

    Full Bodied, Sweet, Berries

    COUNTRY Colombia
    REGION Tolima
    TOWN Rioblanco
    ALTITUDE 1500-1900m above sea level
    VARIETY Caturra, Castillo & Colombia
    PROCESSING Washed

    The department of Tolima is famous for its steep mountains, abundant water and deep valleys that create the perfect recipe for agriculture. Between those high mountains, wind tends to blow year round up from the Rioblanco River and through the co ee fields filling the air with sweet fragrances. Las Brisas is the Spanish word for Breeze, which sums up what’s like to be a coffee grower in the region.

    COUNTRY - Peru
    REGION - Cajamarca
    ALTITUDE - 1500m - 2100m above sea level
    VARIETY - Typica, Caturra, Bourbon
    PROCESSING - Fully Washed
    OWNER - La Cooperativa Agraria Cafetalera de la Provincia Fronteriza de San Ignacio

    La Cooperativa Agraria Cafetalera de la Provincia Fronteriza de San Ignacio is one of the oldest co ee cooperatives in San Ignacio dating back to February 1969, and boasting of 480 associates throughout the four Districts of La Coipa, Tabaconas, Huarango, and San Igancio. Their values include care for the environment, evidenced by continual Organic certification since 2008.

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    Our beans come in either filter or espresso, suited to particular brew methods.

    For Espresso

    • Espresso machine
    • Stove top
    • Plunger/French press
    • Atomic
    • Cold Brew/Drip

    For Filter

    • Pour over/Chemex/v60/Kalita wave
    • Aeropress
    • Syphon/Vacuum pot
    • Plunger/French press
    • Handy Brew
    • Auto Drip/MoccaMaster
    • Cold Brew/Drip
  • Colombia
    Tolima
    Las Brisas

    Caturra, Castillo, Colombia
    Washed

    Sweet Citrus Acidity, Orange and Peach

    Colombia
    Tolima
    Las Brisas

    Preparation
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    Caturra, Castillo, Colombia
    Washed

    Sweet Citrus Acidity, Orange and Peach

    COUNTRY Colombia
    REGION Tolima
    TOWN Rioblanco
    ALTITUDE 1500-1900m above sea level
    VARIETY Caturra,Castillo & Colombia
    PROCESSING Washed

    The department of Tolima is famous for its steep mountains, abundant water and deep valleys that create the perfect recipe for agriculture. Between those high mountains, wind tends to blow year round up from the Rioblanco River and through the co ee fields filling the air with sweet fragrances. Las Brisas is the Spanish word for Breeze, which sums up what’s like to be a coffee grower in the region.

    These growers have made great leaps to consistently produce high quality coffee, and continue to seek out ways to improve. They work really hard using techniques like: slow drying with breeze, manual defect removal, specialized tree care, long fermentation processes, picking mature cherries, better beneficios, and investing back into farm infrastructure.

    Our beans come in either filter or espresso, suited to particular brew methods.

    For Espresso

    • Espresso machine
    • Stove top
    • Plunger/French press
    • Atomic
    • Cold Brew/Drip

    For Filter

    • Pour over/Chemex/v60/Kalita wave
    • Aeropress
    • Syphon/Vacuum pot
    • Plunger/French press
    • Handy Brew
    • Auto Drip/MoccaMaster
    • Cold Brew/Drip
  • Peru
    Cajamarca
    Fronteras Del Peru

    Typica, Caturra, Bourbon
    Washed Process

    Maple, Orange, Sweet Berries

    Peru
    Cajamarca
    Fronteras Del Peru

    Preparation
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    Size

    Typica, Caturra, Bourbon
    Washed Process

    Maple, Orange, Sweet Berries

    COUNTRY - Peru
    REGION - Cajamarca
    ALTITUDE - 1500m - 2100m above sea level
    VARIETY - Typica, Caturra, Bourbon
    PROCESSING - Fully Washed
    OWNER - La Cooperativa Agraria Cafetalera de la Provincia Fronteriza de San Ignacio

    La Cooperativa Agraria Cafetalera de la Provincia Fronteriza de San Ignacio is one of the oldest co ee cooperatives in San Ignacio dating back to February 1969, and boasting of 480 associates throughout the four Districts of La Coipa, Tabaconas, Huarango, and San Igancio. Their values include care for the environment, evidenced by continual Organic certification since 2008.
    CAC Fronteras plays a leading role in the co ee community of Cajamarca, and benefits from controlling their own dry mill in the port-side city of Chiclayo in Northern Perú. Having their own dry mill assures their co ees an e cient export process and has allowed us to select, process, and export microlots in collaboration with the cooperative for the first time this year.
    This year we worked with CAC Fronteras to identify leading associates, develop separate top lots by zone, with a profile distinguishable by intensely varied structures of fruit notes and categories of acidity. Next year or PECA team will work with the technical team at CAC Fronteras to develop a long-term specialty production strategy, and to implement improved drying methods within their farms. We were blown away by the quality we were able to find with Fronteras and we have high hopes for the years to come.

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    Our beans come in either filter or espresso, suited to particular brew methods.

    For Espresso

    • Espresso machine
    • Stove top
    • Plunger/French press
    • Atomic
    • Cold Brew/Drip

    For Filter

    • Pour over/Chemex/v60/Kalita wave
    • Aeropress
    • Syphon/Vacuum pot
    • Plunger/French press
    • Handy Brew
    • Auto Drip/MoccaMaster
    • Cold Brew/Drip
  • Ecuador
    Quito
    Murray Cooper

    Caturra, Bourbon, Typica Mejorada
    Washed Process

    Milk Chocolate, Cherry. Light Florals, Cane Sugar.

    Ecuador
    Quito
    Murray Cooper

    Preparation
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    Size

    Caturra, Bourbon, Typica Mejorada
    Washed Process

    Milk Chocolate, Cherry. Light Florals, Cane Sugar.

    COUNTRY - Ecuador
    DISTRICT -Quito
    ALTITUDE - 1580m above sea level
    VARIETY - Caturra, Bourbon, Typica Mejorada
    PROCESSING - Fully Washed
    FARMER - MURRAY BRYAN COOPER & PATRICIA ESCOBAR

    Within the high hills of Nanegal, Murray Bryan Cooper grows Caturra, Typica Mejorada, and Bourbon. This farmer has a long history with both coffee and environmental practices. Born in Kenya to English parents, he moved to Northern Ecuador to become a forest ranger and professional photographer. He's become very well known internationally for his still and action photographs of Andean birds.
    He purchased his farm over 20 years ago, and began growing co ee 5 years ago. Without many resources or guidance, coffees from his first harvest in 2015 were maxing out at 84 points. In 2016, through persistence, effort, and experimentation - he has dialed in his fermentation times / drying practices and consistently produces 86+ lots.

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    Our beans come in either filter or espresso, suited to particular brew methods.

    For Espresso

    • Espresso machine
    • Stove top
    • Plunger/French press
    • Atomic
    • Cold Brew/Drip

    For Filter

    • Pour over/Chemex/v60/Kalita wave
    • Aeropress
    • Syphon/Vacuum pot
    • Plunger/French press
    • Handy Brew
    • Auto Drip/MoccaMaster
    • Cold Brew/Drip
  • Ethiopia
    Guji
    Uraga Tome

    Mixed Heirloom
    Washed Process

    Peach, Dried Apricots, Chamomile & Honey.

    Ethiopia
    Guji
    Uraga Tome

    Preparation
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    Size

    Mixed Heirloom
    Washed Process

    Peach, Dried Apricots, Chamomile & Honey.

    Country: Ethiopia
    Region: Oromia
    Sub Region: Guji
    District: Uraga
    Altitude: 1900 – 2300 masl Process: Fully washed & Sun dried ( Grade 1 )
    Varieties: Mixed Heirloom Varieties

    A native of Guji, Tadesse Edema is a pioneer among producers in Uraga and was one of the first to build a washing station in the region. His Tabe washing station was constructed over 12 years ago, paving the way for Oromia Union to enter and construct their well known Layo Teraga Cooperative WS. Seven years ago Tome washing station was completed on the other side of the ridge, facing the river that divides Hambela from Uraga. Tadesse is a community leader and has built schools and roads in the region. In addition to washing stations, he owns two farms - one in Shakiso and another in Anasora.

    During the ten years of ECX restriction, Tadesse had little choice but to deliver his lots to the regional warehouse where traceability was obscured though these deliveries no doubt pleased the buyers of his Q1 Guji. This year, with new regulations allowing transparency through the supply chain, Tadesse is finally able deliver his world class coffees directly.

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    Our beans come in either filter or espresso, suited to particular brew methods.

    For Espresso

    • Espresso machine
    • Stove top
    • Plunger/French press
    • Atomic
    • Cold Brew/Drip

    For Filter

    • Pour over/Chemex/v60/Kalita wave
    • Aeropress
    • Syphon/Vacuum pot
    • Plunger/French press
    • Handy Brew
    • Auto Drip/MoccaMaster
    • Cold Brew/Drip
  • Malawi
    Misuku Foothills
    Chinongo AB

    Nyika, Catimor 129, Gesha & Heirloom
    Washed Process

    Blackberry, Raisin, Toffee & Chocolate.

    Malawi
    Misuku Foothills
    Chinongo AB

    Preparation
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    Size

    Nyika, Catimor 129, Gesha & Heirloom
    Washed Process

    Blackberry, Raisin, Toffee & Chocolate.

    Country: Malawi
    Region: Northern Malawi, Misuku Foothills
    Variety: Nyika, Geisha, Catimor 129 and several local varieties
    Altitude: 1700 - 2000 masl
    Soil: Clay, Loamy

    Chinongo washing station is located in Misuku Foothills which forms part of the Mzuzu Coffee Planters Cooperative Union. The area is located close to Songwe River which forms natural boundary between Malawi and Tanzania. It is made up of 4 parallel ridges and plateau ranging between 1700 and 2000 meters above sea level. The area is almost 320km away from Mzuzu City, the Commercial and Administrative headquarters for Northern Malawi.
    Nearly 25% of the members are women and thanks to Fairtrade and their commitment to producing high quality coffees, they have been able to provide good living conditions, food security and access to good quality education to every smallholder coffee farming family who forms part of the Cooperative.

    ORDERS OVER $40 SHIP FOR FREE (AU ONLY)

    Our beans come in either filter or espresso, suited to particular brew methods.

    For Espresso

    • Espresso machine
    • Stove top
    • Plunger/French press
    • Atomic
    • Cold Brew/Drip

    For Filter

    • Pour over/Chemex/v60/Kalita wave
    • Aeropress
    • Syphon/Vacuum pot
    • Plunger/French press
    • Handy Brew
    • Auto Drip/MoccaMaster
    • Cold Brew/Drip
  • Rwanda
    Umurage
    Buf

    Red Bourbon
    Natural

    Intense candy-like sweetness, juicy mouthfeel, winey acidity with black cherry, rosehip & ripe strawberry jam.

    Rwanda
    Umurage
    Buf

    Preparation
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    Size

    Red Bourbon
    Natural

    Intense candy-like sweetness, juicy mouthfeel, winey acidity with black cherry, rosehip & ripe strawberry jam.

    COUNTRY - Rwanda
    PROVINCE - Southern Province
    REGION - Kigoma Sector, Huye District
    WASHING STATION - Umurage
    COFFEE WASHING STATION ALTITUDE - 1,750m above sea level
    FARMERS ALTITUDE - 1,600-1,800m above sea level
    VARIETY - Red Bourbon
    PROCESSING - Natural
    OWNER - Buf Coffee
    BUF AWARDS - Cup of Excellence 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

    It is produced by Sam Muhirwa, who is one of the owners of Buf Coffee. Sam is the son of Epiphanie Mukashyaka and oversees the daily operations of Buf Coffee. Sam is extremely passionate about quality, and is curious, open and committed to finding new and creative ways to produce exceptional coffee. Over the last five years, Sam has been experimenting with small lots of naturally processed coffee and trying to work out the best way to produce exceptional results. We finally had the opportunity to purchase some of his naturally processed coffee last year, and loved it, so we have purchased more this year!

    What we love the most about it is that is distinctively “Rwandan” in its cup profile. For us this is incredibly exciting. We often find naturally processed coffees loose some of the distinctive characteristics that reflect where they are grown, and the processing dominates the cup (so whilst we find them delicious, determining their provenance is practically impossible).

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    Our beans come in either filter or espresso, suited to particular brew methods.

    For Espresso

    • Espresso machine
    • Stove top
    • Plunger/French press
    • Atomic
    • Cold Brew/Drip

    For Filter

    • Pour over/Chemex/v60/Kalita wave
    • Aeropress
    • Syphon/Vacuum pot
    • Plunger/French press
    • Handy Brew
    • Auto Drip/MoccaMaster
    • Cold Brew/Drip
  • Bolivia
    Caranavi
    La Llama

    Java
    Washed Process

    Elegant & Complex. Pineapple, Orange Blossom, Maple Syrup.

    Bolivia
    Caranavi
    La Llama

    Preparation
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    Size

    Java
    Washed Process

    Elegant & Complex. Pineapple, Orange Blossom, Maple Syrup.

    COUNTRY - Bolivia
    PROVINCE - Caranavi
    COLONY - Bolinda
    ALTITUDE - 1,600-1,650m above sea level
    VARIETY - Java
    PROCESSING - Washed
    OWNER - Pedro Rodriguez

    This very special Java micro-lot comes from a new farm called Finca La Llama which was planed in 2015. This is the first year that this farm has harvested, and its production was very small but exceptional quality. It is produced on a small ten hectare farm, located in the ‘colonia’ (settlement) of Villa Asuncion, which lies in a lush, steep mountain valley just outside of the town of Caranavi.

    La Llama is owned by Pedro Rodriguez. Over the last decade, Rodriguez has worked tirelessly to build the production of, and market for, Bolivian specialty coffee, helping hundreds of local farmers recognise and realise the potential of their land and crops.

    La Llama is the highest of all of the farms, sitting at 1,650m above sea level. This high altitude helps to ensure a slow maturation of the cherry because of the stable night-time temperature and mild day temperatures. The slow maturation leads to an increased concentration of sugars in the cherry and bean, which in turns helps to produce a sweeter cup of coffee.

    La Llama is 9.58 hectares in size, 5.24 of which are under coffee. Just to reach the highest point of the farm is an experience in itself. Traveling by 4×4 on the winding roads as the land rises steeply one passes neat and perfectly spaced rows of coffee.

    This very special lot was picked on the 20th of September 2017 and processed on the same day at the Rodriguez family’s Buena Vista Mill. It was pulped and then fermented in water for 40 hours (the water was changed once during this time) and then cleaned and dried on raised beds for 339 hours (14 days) in an open greenhouse with adjustable walls that can be raised to allow maximum ventilation. The shade of the greenhouse provides protection against the sun and ensures that the parchment does not break, allowing the coffee to dry slowly. While drying, the coffee was turned regularly to ensure it dried evenly, and carefully inspected for any defects (often more visible in wet parchment).

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    Our beans come in either filter or espresso, suited to particular brew methods.

    For Espresso

    • Espresso machine
    • Stove top
    • Plunger/French press
    • Atomic
    • Cold Brew/Drip

    For Filter

    • Pour over/Chemex/v60/Kalita wave
    • Aeropress
    • Syphon/Vacuum pot
    • Plunger/French press
    • Handy Brew
    • Auto Drip/MoccaMaster
    • Cold Brew/Drip
Kangarilla, South Australia

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    SET & FORGET COFFEE SOLUTION

    Personalise your coffee habit by having coffee delivered to your door weekly, fortnightly or monthly.

    Whether you favour Espresso or filter or even a little of each, we will send you our pick of the week which we will ship out every Monday.

    Never worry about running out of coffee ever again, just set & forget.

    If you have any specific needs please feel free to leave a comment when checking out.

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Merchandise

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  • Dawn
    Patrol
    Espresso Cup

    $35

    hand-crafted in south australia.
    Holds 145ml.

    Dawn Patrol Espresso Cup

    $35 AUD

    Designed for espresso coffee and beautifully hand crafted in South Australia by Ashley Hopkins. Embossed with the Dawn Patrol sloth. Holds 145ml.

  • Dawn Patrol Filter Mug

    $55

    Hand-crafted in South Australia. Holds 400ml.

    Dawn Patrol Filter Mug

    $55 AUD

    Designed for filter coffee and beautifully hand crafted in South Australia by Ashley Hopkins. Embossed with the Dawn Patrol sloth. Holds 400ml.

  • DAWN PATROL SWEATER (CHEETAH)

    $55

    IN TWO COLOURS.
    FOUR SIZES AVAILABLE

    Colour
    Size

    DAWN PATROL SWEATER (CHEETAH)

    $55 AUD

    DAWN PATROL CURSIVE LOGO & CHEETAH.

  • DAWN PATROL TEE LONG SLEEVE (TOUCAN)

    $45

    IN WHITE WITH BLACK PRINT.
    FOUR SIZES AVAILABLE.

    WHITE

    DAWN PATROL TEE LONG SLEEVE (TOUCAN)

    $45 AUD

    PRINTED DAWN PATROL LOGO & TOUCAN.

  • DAWN PATROL TEE (CHEETAH)

    $35

    IN TWO COLOURS.
    FOUR SIZES AVAILABLE.

    COLOURS
    SIZES

    DAWN PATROL TEE (CHEETAH)

    $35 AUD

    DAWN PATROL CURSIVE LOGO & CHEETAH.

  • Dawn Patrol Tee Shirt (Sloth)

    $35

    IN WHITE WITH BLACK PRINT.
    FOUR SIZES AVAILABLE.

    WHITE

    Dawn Patrol Tee Shirt (Sloth)

    $35 AUD

    PRINTED DAWN PATROL LOGO & SLOTH.

  • Cup-One
    Moccamaster

    $350

    shipping free
    in australia

    Cup-One Moccamaster

    $350 AUD

    Cup-One

    The latest innovation and addition to the Moccamaster Family. It brews directly into the cup and produces one cup of coffee. The machine comes with two porcelain cups and a box of 80 size #1 filters

    Available in matt black

    Brew time 4-6 minutes
    Aluminium housing
    Illuminated on/off switch
    Copper boiling element with double safety guard
    Automatically switches off after brewing

    Handmade in The Netherlands.

  • Moccamaster

    $440

    shipping free
    in australia

    Colour

    Moccamaster

    $440 AUD

    Thermal KBT741

    Brews directly into a thermos carafe, no hot plate. 1.25 litre capacity.

    Available in Polished silver and black. Use filter # 4 Pre-heat the carafe before your brew by rinsing it out with some hot water. This will help to maintain the temperature of the coffee.

    The carafe comes with two lids, a mixing lid and a travel lid. Leave the mixing lid in the carafe after brewing. It will keep the coffee hot and it will pour perfectly. The travel lid is used when you take the carafe with you, in say, the car.

    Brew time 5-6 minutes
    Aluminium housing
    Illuminated on/off switch
    Copper boiling element with double safety guard
    Automatically switches off power to the boiling element when water reservoir is empty• Mixing lid for a homogenous brew
    9 hole spray head for efficient wetting of the coffee grounds
    Dimensions are W-D-H (mm): 320 x 180 x 385

    Handmade in The Netherlands.

Kangarilla, South Australia

Brewing Guide

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Plunger

Plunger

Notes

French press, or plunger, is consistent and really easy. It can brew a richer, fuller cup than pour over and is preferred by a lot of people for its flavour and ease of use.

You can vary the amount of brewed coffee you need by changing the amount of beans you grind. We aim for 60-70g per litre of water. So, for one and a bit cups, you’ll need 20 grams and 300ml of water off the boil.

Drop your freshly ground coffee (coarse like salt and preferably from a burr grinder) into your plunger pot.

Add your boiled water vigorously (or stir quickly) to wet all the grounds. Let it brew for four minutes.

Using a spoon, gently collect the ground coffee that is floating on the top, and discard it. Plunge it down carefully. If you can’t push your plunger down with two fingers, then please stop (they have been known to break under pressure and burn people).

Pointers

  • If you can’t push the plunger down with two fingers then you have ground your coffee too fine, and it may not taste as desired.
  • If you like your coffee stronger, try using more ground coffee, i.e. 80g or 100g per litre. A stronger brew like this can mask the more floral and delicate notes of some coffees, so apply this rule with caution!
  • If the coffee tastes watery or weak, try brewing it for longer than 4 minutes OR try grinding it more finely.
  • If the coffee tastes astringent or dry, try grinding it more coarsely, or brewing for a shorter time.

Pour over

Pour over

Notes

Filter coffee is one of the gentlest ways to brew coffee. It is a method of brewing that we like the most for its clarity, flavour and accuracy.

For one cup of filter coffee, you need: a filter cone, filter paper, 15 grams of single origin coffee and a kettle of water. We’re using 60-70 grams of coffee per litre of water, so we’ll make a cup that is around 240ml of coffee.

The water will need to be just off the boil (around 92-96 C), so leave it to stand cooling for a couple of minutes after it’s boiled. While you’re waiting, rinse the paper filter with the boiling water to get rid of paper taint and warm your cup.

Your grind should be coarser than espresso but finer than french press – a medium grind ( with a quality burr grinder ). Over time, play around with the grind and find the sweet spot that appeals to your taste, but a grind that fills your cup in about two and a half minutes is a good place to be.

Place ground beans straight into the filter paper. Then, pour a small amount of water over the coffee to wet all the grounds ( bloom )

Leave it to soak through for about 40 seconds. This will allow the water to soak the grounds all the way to the bottom of the filter, setting you up for an even extraction.

Pour slowly in a circular motion to cover all the grounds, just so you raise the coffee bed a centimetre or two. Continue pouring slowly and consistently, maintaining the height of the coffee bed until you’ve added the 240ml of water. There shouldn’t be too much water left in the coffee once it has finished dripping.

Discard or compost your paper filter and use a new one every time.

Pointers

  • If you prefer a stronger cup, use a higher dose (80-90 grams per litre), but please adjust your grind to suit this – it may need to be finer.
  • If it tastes watery or too weak and filters through too quickly, try fining up your grind.
  • As the coffee ages (typically noticeable two weeks after Roast Date), the water will take longer to filter through, and you should coarsen your grind to adjust for this.
  • If your cup tastes too bitter or astringent, try coarsening your grind.
  • If your cup tastes sour or grassy, it may be that your dose is too high. Try using less coffee per cup to get a sweeter beverage.

Aeropress

Aeropress

Notes

With a dose slightly higher than pour over or French press, you will need 15 grams to 200ml of water.

The brewing water should be not long off the boil (about 95-97 degrees), so boil the water and let stand.

Grind the beans at a coarseness equivalent to drip filter (roughly halfway between espresso and French press).

Invert the Aeropress so the filter is upside down at the top and the rubber plunger is set at mark 4 on the main brewing chamber (this will hold 200ml of water). Remove the filter holder, insert a paper filter and rinse both the paper and the brewing chamber with boiled water.

Place the ground coffee directly on the rubber plunger and add water vigorously until the chamber is almost full. The bloom from the fresh coffee should have about half a centimetre clearance from the top of the chamber.

Twist on the filter holder (with rinsed filter paper) and let stand for 1 minute, then stir gently and leave for another minute.

Carefully turn the Aeropress right way up over a preheated mug. Press down on the plunger until the brew chamber is almost empty, stopping just before you hear the hiss from the half centimetre air pocket.

Pointers

  • For a stronger brew, increase the steep time up to a minute and a half, or stir the brew before plunging.
  • If you can’t plunge without straining a muscle, try coarsening your grind or decreasing the dose.
  • To clean the Aeropress, simply pull apart and rinse in hot water. Grounds and the paper filter can be composted.

MoccaMaster / Automatic Drip Filter

MoccaMaster / Automatic Drip Filter

Notes

This method automates the pour over for a great tasting filter coffee. You will need some single origin filter roasted coffee, ground coarsely (like sea salt)

Preheat the MoccaMaster – Add some filtered water (150ml) to the water reservoir. Place a new clean filter in the coffee cone, switch the Mocca Master on and place the carafe under the cone. Allow the water to run through the the dripper, paper filter and into the carafe. Empty the carafe. This cleans the paper filter getting rid of any paper taste and also pre heats your carafe. It is now ready for use.

For 4 cups

35g of coarsely ground coffee – 500g of filtered water
Set water flow control to off “X”
At 45 seconds, stir the wet grounds making sure they are evenly covered. Now open flow control to half open.
All finished, brew time should be about 3:30

For 8 cups

70g of coarsely ground coffee – 1L of filtered water
Set water flow control to off “X”
At 45 seconds, stir the wet grounds making sure they are evenly covered. Now open flow control to full open.
All finished, brew time should be about 6:00

Pointers

  • We recommend anywhere between 65-75g/L for your brew ratio.  
    Feel free to play with this ratio to suit your taste.
  • You can dial in your grind size to taste – too weak?  Go finer.  Too strong?  Go coarser.

Syphon

Syphon

Notes

A syphon gives you clarity of flavour with added body. It’s a beautiful method to observe and produces one of the best cups of coffee.

We prefer a butane burner for better heat control and overall efficiency. You will also need a wooden paddle, a timer and 23.5g of freshly ground, filter roasted coffee (medium/coarse the consistency of sand).

Fill the bottom chamber with 250ml of filtered water and bring up to boil on full heat. When boiling fit the top chamber on, tightening the rubber seal.

As the water rises up to the top chamber ensure your cloth filter is central with no air bubbles passing up the side.

When the water level reaches half way you can drop your 23.5g of coffee in stirring thoroughly making sure all grounds are wet.

When all the water is in the top chamber back off the heat just enough to maintain all the water in the top WITHOUT it boiling. Start your timer.

Three distinct layers will now be visible ensuring your on track to perfect extraction.

At 30 seconds using the paddle gently fold the crust back in on itself as evenly as you can. As soon as this is done (or at 40 seconds) start a whirlpool by slowly stirring in a clockwise direction no more than 5 times, at the same time you must turn off the heat.

Your brew will now make its way back down to the bottom chamber leaving a perfect dome of grounds over the cloth filter.

Disconnect the top chamber, pour and enjoy !

Pointers

  • We are aiming for a ratio of 9g/100ml. It is a high dose but contact time is quick.
  • Timing is everything, too slow and it will taste astringent, too fast and it will taste watery.
  • Make sure you don’t boil the coffee in the top chamber at any stage this will ruin your brew.
  • Pull the heat away as soon as you start stirring your whirlpool as there is always a few second delay before the coffee travels back down to the bottom.
Kangarilla, South Australia

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Dawn Patrol Coffee was established in Kangarilla, South Australia in 2014 to share our passion for specialty coffee. Based in the centre of one of Adelaide’s finest wine regions, our roastery offers a cellar door approach to coffee, in the scenic setting of the vineyards.

We believe that through our enthusiasm and experience we can get you as excited about quality coffee as we are. This is made possible at our cellar door, where you and your friends can come to enjoy our range of coffees using the various brew methods we have available. The Dawn Patrol Coffee roastery opens its tasting room every Sunday 9.30am – 4.00pm.

With Coffee At Dawn Patrol we aim for 100% traceability, which means we want to know exactly where our beans come from and who grows them. We seek to only buy, roast, and deliver exceptional, delicious coffees sourced from some of the best coffee growers in the world, who strive to produce their coffee beans ethically and sustainably.

Opening hours : Sundays 9.30am – 4pm

Contact / Wholesale enquires

Email – [email protected]

Dom – 0412397536
Nick – 0432425061

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Kangarilla, South Australia