Recently I had the chance to visit Société Coffee Lounge. It’s one of Calgary’s newer cafes and has really impressed me with some of their approaches to growing the coffee culture here in the city. They’re located at 1223 11 Ave. SW. Lots of available on-street parking. I met up with my buddy Bryan who loves … More Société Coffee Lounge
I cannot express enough how important it is to keep your coffee gear clean. I mean, you shower everyday…right? So why not take a few minutes to keep your gear shiny & clean too? The fact is, Alberta water is HARD. So you need to make sure you’re using proper cleaning products to ensure what … More Cleaning Day
I’m not one to get political. To be honest, it’s simply not an area that I invest a great amount of my time and energy into. That’s not always the case, and that’s what has prompted this post. You see, back in late may the US slapped tariffs on Canadian products–namely Steel and Aluminum (link). … More A Little Political
To all you dad’s out there I hope you’re having a great day. What a beauty day here in Calgary. What’s you’re go-to cold coffee on a hot & sunny day? I grabbed this to try from Superstore today. A bit darker then I would like but with some nice chocolate notes. Really smooth as … More Happy Father’s Day!
Many people ask me why I’m so passionate about coffee. To be honest, it’s because of the people. Over the past few years I have met many individuals who work in specialty coffee; baristas, cafe-owners, roasters etc. These are some of the most fun-loving, driven, and generous people that you could ever meet. As an … More Roof Top Coffee Roasters
Every story has a beginning. My journey into the world of coffee traces its roots back to a trip I took with my wife to Costa Rica back in 2009. Now I will say that there were a few blips on the radar prior to this trip. I can remember dinner’s with my parents, ordering … More how this all started…
thebloom.coffee is a site devoted to sharing the love of coffee with those around me. in the coming weeks you can expect stories about coffee, cafe reviews and learn more about important coffee gear. this isn’t a site for exclusively “coffee nerds” but rather a place to learn, share, and explore the world of specialty … More something’s percolating…