Dusty Ape will be launching our new espresso blend Silverback at the London Coffee Festival later this week. We will be attending on the first trade day (Thursday 3rd April) and then again on the final public day (Sunday 6th April) where Dusty Ape will be hosting the café on the DR Wakefield stand from 4-7pm. Sunday is a great day to visit since the UK Barista Championship takes place at the show in this day. We will have a variety of coffee on sale and available for purchase. Come and see us at the show. More details
We are busily preparing for the pop up café at this year's Bath Literature Festival. The Dusty Ape café will be located in The Guildhall and open from 10am-9pm during the Literature Festival (01-09 March). As well as luxury barista coffees, we will be serving delicious sandwiches, paninis, cakes and pastries. The café is open to the public as well as to those attending Bath Literature Festival events and it includes a licensed bar. Please come join us!
By popular demand, we have launched our coffee subscriptions just in time for Christmas. If you're stuck for a Christmas gift for that coffee nut in the family, or just because you like our coffee and want to benefit from the convenience of having monthly deliveries, or just like saving money … take a look at our new subscriptions page.
Dusty Ape coffee is proud to sponsor Ignite Bristol #9 at Colston Hall on November 27th 2013. As well as serving our delicious coffee to some of Bristol and Bath's most creative people, Phil and I will be doing a presentation - setting out our views on the current coffee culture in the UK, and the southwest in particular. Participants will also get a first-hand account of the thrills and excitement of coffee roasting. Ignite will herald the launch of our fantastic new Dusty Ape blend... more on that later.
Dusty Ape has grown out of the passion of its entrepreneurial founders Phil Buckley & Evan Metz. I have been a coffee-nut almost since birth, and certainly before it would have been healthy to drink from the dark-cup. Most of my working life has been frittered-away helping to build a world-class software company called MPC Data where I learnt the value of quality and good service and how that leads to winning great customers and retaining them. In 2011 I decided to sell my stake in MPC Data to Bsquare, but I stayed on to manage Bsquare's European operations. During this time I was successful...