FIKA: FESTIVAL EDITION!

April is the month of public holidays. The month of which immersing oneself into the minutiae of time management, reviewing of pay slips, improving schedule efficiency, dissecting interstate migration patterns and corresponding financial fluctuations brings joy and exhilaration to millions of Australians across the land as they find the perfect combination of maximum time off, […]

BOX DIVVY

We love to support local businesses and social enterprises. We’d love to say that it’s because we’re really philanthropic community warriors, but it’s more because our neighbours are the likes of Poor Tom’s, Baba’s Place, and The Factory and easy to ‘support’ these places when really we just like being there. We’ve another great addition […]

We give you the gift of a gift guide!

I’m terrible at thinking of good presents for my loved ones. General acquaintances are no problem – here, have some shortbread. Merry Christmas and be on your way. But loved ones are tricky. Actually caring about the person can make for a burdensome shopping experience. Do you get them something they need or something they […]

POOR TOMS X BLACK MARKET COCKTAIL

We’ve got the best neighbours.  You know those ones who give you cups of sugar, baskets of eggs from their productive chickens and bottles of spirits to drink and play with? Yep. They’re our neighbours! Poor Toms’ distillery and Black Market’s roastery have become great drinking buddies and are serving up a Cold Brew and […]

COFFEE OF DECEMBER – NAUGHTY ELF

When the reminder popped up on my calendar, it was like a slap across the face. Christmas blend, already!!! So yep, here it is.  Introducing our Naughty Elf Blend.  Made up of three epic coffees. Indonesia – Blue Bianca Estate, Wet Hulled, Nicaragua – Peralta Estate Miriam Microlot, Natural, Anaerobic ferment & Colombia – Huila, […]

Tasting Bar Launch

Join us for a Sensory Exploration! We are so excited to announce the launch of our tasting bar, which is in every way like a wine and cheese tasting with a delightful vintner, except it’s coffee and treat tasting with a superbly excellent barista.  At the bar we’ll take you through a flight of four […]

JUNE NEWS

We have a launch date!! IT’S OFFICIAL, we will be opening our little tasting bar on the 1st of July. What’s it all about? Keep your eyes peeled and we’ll fill you in soon! SINDY SIN GIVES THE WAREHOUSE A LICK OF PAINT Local legend Sindy swoops in with this epic eagle!  We think it […]

MICE2019 Interview with our Coffee Heroine Jessica Hol

We had a blast at MICE this year, trying lots of great coffee and talking to legends in the Aussie coffee industry. It was so amazing to see everyone collaborating. It’s definitely got us pumped for what’s to come in the world of coffee! Our Q grader and roaster Jessica Hol was interviewed by Specialty […]

Try our Summer singles!

Colombia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea…we’ve got an amazing line-up this season just waiting for you to taste them! Join us at Macquarie Cafe this Friday 15th as we cup these amazing coffees and chat all things harvesting and flavour notes. Enjoy some delicious food (and coffee of course!) as you learn about coffees from all […]

Catch us on Gardening Australia!

Black Market Roasters recently got its 5 seconds of fame on the ABC’s Gardening Australia! Highlighting a few of the reasons we love Enmore, one segment. focuses on composting food scraps even if you live in the city without a garden or don’t have your own compost. The local couple developed an app called ShareWaste. […]

Inside a Barista Competition

Our barista Daniel recently competed in the 2018 AeroPress Regional (NSW) competition. We chatted to him about his experience and what it was like in the lead up. 1) What does the competition involve? The competition overall involves brewing no less than 150ml of coffee using a genuine AeroPress and specifically coffee, water and scales, […]

We tasted some of the rarest coffees in the world!

Our roastery in Thirroul was abuzz last night with multiple coffee shots being served. These were no normal coffee shots. Ourselves and about twenty guests tasted five different 90+ scoring coffees, which are some of the rarest in the world. You might normally pay up to $5 for a regular coffee, depending on if it’s […]