Welcome to Bloss! We are a UK Coffee Roastery in Kent dedicated to building relationships with the producers of the world’s best coffee beans and making them available to you, our customers. We are dedicated to treating farmers with honour and celebrating them for the hero’s they are. We search for forest grown, wild harvested coffee, combined with socially balanced sourcing, we’re confident in the beans we offer and values we stand for, aiming to delight you with the best, roasted to the highest quality. Whether you are simply tired of instant coffee or are already a coffee fanatic, we would love to join you on your journey and help you to find the unique coffee flavours that are just right for you!
All our beans are ethically sourced and will come with a little story that tells you a bit more about the selection. Bloss isn't just a roastery. We want to provide you with the guidance and information you need to be able to turn our hand roasted beans into the best coffee you've ever drunk, right in the comfort of your own home. One way you can join our community of coffee lovers and simultaneously help support coffee farmers is by subscribing to receive our flexible speciality coffee package!
Bloss have a coffee roastery in Kent that also contains a public in-house coffee shop.
Affectionately known as 'The Granary', our roastery sits on the site of the old Kingsnorth Windmill, now Kingsmill.
If you're looking for hand roasted coffee beans, we would love for you to come down and visit us. All our beans are freshly roasted on-site and if you're lucky you might get a glimpse of the roasting process our beans go through first hand!
Serving up hot and cold single-origin coffee beverages during our public opening hours, from the usual espresso-based drinks through to pour-overs of our freshly roasted single-origin coffees.
Tracing coffee back to its unique farm, allows you to get to know the people behind the flavours. On average it takes the hard work of seventeen people to get great coffee to your cup. Get to know the people behind your responsible purchase.
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Tired of searching and looking at all of the different types of coffee online? Our selection guide is designed to help you make the right choice when it comes to buying coffee.
Maybe you tried some coffee at your local roastery and are looking to recreate the experience at home? One of the challenges some of our customers have faced in the past, was finding and recreating the right blend of flavours they had tried elsewhere. Buying coffee beans to use at home just didn't seem to come out as nice as the cups they had at their local coffee shop.
While finding the right type of coffee isn't always straight forward, it doesn't have to be difficult. Getting your coffee to be exactly the way you want it isn't as hard as you'd think.
Follow this selection guide to find the perfect coffee to match your taste.
This is a Washed process coffee from the Ensambles project in La Cañada Region of Mexico.
Tejao is the original name for the town of Huautla de Jimenez: a town in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, which is famous for its coffee, in the north of the La Cañada Region.
Traditionally, despite coffee being the main agricultural product of the region, coffee yields have been low and crops have often been sold to the commodity market, however recent investment in the area from projects like Ensambles has seen an increased focus on specialty coffee. This has brought more attention to the region and enabled the coffee to not only increase in quality but also in value.
Coffee in this region is traditionally fully washed and organic, although not certified as such, and the majority of farms feature shade-grown coffee. There is a culture of minimal intervention in this area too, meaning producers tend to refrain from pruning the Typica plants, often resulting in 2-3 meter high coffee trees, as old as 40 years in some cases! Typica is a varietal that is susceptible to a nasty coffee tree disease called 'coffee leaf rust'. However, due to the altitude of this region, and the biodiversity, the coffee crops have not suffered from this infliction.
Lower temperatures (particularly overnight) in this region, as well as high level of humidity in the atmosphere, make these coffee beans dense and flavourful. This climate however does make drying coffee a tricky endeavor, many producers have to move coffee from outdoor drying patios inside overnight. The colder climate and later harvest than other coffee-growing parts of Mexico mean the coffee cherries have a longer, slower maturation period, often resulting in a sweeter, more complex flavour.
We're sure you'll enjoy this flavourful coffee from Mexico.
Farmers / Producer - Ensambles
Agro method - Shade-grown, *organic
Region: La Cañada
Altitude - 1850m above sea level
Variety - Typica
Process Type - Washed
*This coffee is grown organically but due to not yet being certified we can't mention this on the label.
This will depend slightly on the method of brewing, so please refer to our flavour map image for our general flavour description.
As a pour-over (using a V60 or home filter machine) you’ll taste a complex array of stone fruits like plum and nectarine. That nectarine flavour also brings out a zesty clementine or mandarine flavour, but this is subtle and not a sharp acidity. There is also a rich date and resin flavour. One of the most dominant flavours in the nutty notes of chestnut and Brazil nut. Overall this is a high sweetness coffee with a syrupy body and mouthfeel.
As an espresso, we recommend dosing the shot as much as you can! The high sweetness and body with a rich nutty flavour make a very yummy espresso that blends best with cows milk. We don’t suggest this to be a good match with oat milk or nut milk alternatives the flavours tend to clash.
Espresso - a double shot of 19g dry weight to 38-42g wet weight shot.
Forests have never been so critical to the well being of our planet as they are right now. This is why we go out of our way to source coffees that are forest grown, multi-crop, and shade-grown. Together, we can support these natural environments.
At Bloss we have worked hard to make sure that every bean you buy from us online has been grown in a natural enviroment.