Ask the Roaster - Jay (and Marley) from Amber Coffee
How was the Roastery founded, what was the inspiration?
The Roastery was founded two years ago but only started trading in the last year as we wanted to take the time to make sure that what we roasted was to a standard that we could be proud to put our names too.
The inspiration for starting the Roastery came out of our passion for searching out amazing coffees from around the UK and Europe and from there the next step for the three of us was to start our own coffee journey experimenting with different roasts and beans from around the world and to do this by only purchasing beans that have been ethically sourced throughout the chain.
What's your favourite part about working at the Roastery?
Experimenting with each season's new beans and finding out what type of roast works best to get the best out of them.
What's your proudest accomplishment?
Our proudest accomplishment was taking our dream of producing our own coffee and turning it into a business that we can share with our customers.
What three words best describe your Roastery?
Fun, creative and special.
What’s your favourite place to enjoy a coffee, and what coffee would that be?
There are three of us who run the business and we all have our different favourites, but my favourite is Ethiopian Yirgacheffe sat on the bench in my back garden with my Springer Spaniel, Marley.
Finally, what Dog & Hat combination would you choose?
A Springer Spaniel in a beret.