Canberra’s finest brews for worldwide day the world salutes espresso

THERE’S nothing just like the style of a properly made espresso to start out the day.

It’s no secret that Aussies love their espresso, with round 19 million folks having fun with a brew day by day.

Espresso lovers can rejoice this October 1 as Worldwide Espresso Day rolls round for an additional yr. 

The day promotes and celebrates the centuries-old beverage, with occasions now occurring around the globe annually.

Whereas the precise origin of Espresso Day is unknown, it’s believed to have been celebrated for round 40 years.

In celebration of Espresso Day, listed here are a number of of the most effective locations for Canberrans to seize their caffeine repair.

Take pleasure in wonderful espresso and an in depth menu at The Espresso Membership.

The way to rating three free coffees

TO have a good time Worldwide Espresso Day, The Espresso Membership is providing Canberrans three free coffees.

To say the provide, folks solely have to obtain and signal as much as the brand new Espresso Membership rewards app on their smartphone.

Franchisee Hayden Ramsey says it’s a part of The Espresso Membership’s dedication to offering good meals, nice service and wonderful espresso.

“Our mix is 90 per cent arabica and 10 per cent robusta, which provides an amazing crema and it’s made by expert barristers who’ve intensive coaching,” he says.

“Having been round since 1989, we’re at all times creating new methods to attempt to make a extra constant cup of espresso.”

It’s simply the beginning of what folks can discover at The Espresso Membership, says Hayden.

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“We now have a brand new, intensive menu that has all the pieces out of your smashed avo to burgers to our standard massive breakfast and, this yr, we’ve additionally introduced in a vegetarian massive breakfast,” he says.

“Our shops have additionally gone by some intensive design modifications in order that we will present much more atmosphere and luxury to our prospects once they are available.”

The Espresso Membership, go to

Village Espresso Roastery proprietor Mike Pailthorpe.

Native, moral and recent espresso roasting

VILLAGE Espresso Roastery is a domestically targeted roaster with a ardour for producing moral and recent espresso, says proprietor Mike Pailthorpe.

Primarily based in Bungendore, Mike says the enterprise solely roasts ethically sourced, speciality grade espresso that’s then equipped to cafes, native retailers and residential espresso fans. 

“The eagerness for roasting started about six years in the past once I was simply roasting on my again verandah,” says Mike, who additionally serves as Bungednore’s native Anglican vicar.

“I used to roast espresso for the op-shop right here after which it began to develop from that to the farmers market after which it simply grew increasingly.”

Now a preferred supply of espresso making a various vary of single origins, blends, and decaf, Mike says they roast each week and which at all times ensures a way of freshness.

“We promote in a single kilogram baggage and 500 gram baggage and all of these can be found by way of the web site,” he says.

“We additionally do click on and accumulate in addition to posting orders.”

Village Espresso Roastery, go to

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Ian Meikle, editor