Barista Chris (left), Irina, Online Shop & Barisa (right) Photo: James Grant, @jamesagrant
Barista Chris says: "It tastes like a tough mountain climb, thirst quenching, finishing with a high altitude rush of caffeine."
The Dark Arts Roastery resides in a railway arch in Hackney. All of their coffees are single origin and sourced from all over Africa and America. They provide coffee for all brew methods and they like to give their batches spooky names. Why not?
Bradley, Dark Arts Managing Director, (left) and Jamie, Dark Arts Head of Coffee (right). Photo: James Grant, @jamesagrant
Jamie, Head of Coffee at Dark Arts used to be a barista at Lmnh a long time ago…. We possess an appreciation for coffee and bikes. The rest of the Dark Arts crew might prefer bikes with an engine... but we all know bikes powered by the engine known as your legs is where it’s at. That’s what the Tour de France all about. Cycling fiends with powerful, powerful legs.
In celebration of that diabolical race and it’s one true ruler, Didi the Devil, we went to Dark Arts and cupped a bunch of beans, searching for that taste, something that really embodied: coffee, bikes and Satan. Working with Gary, Bradley and Jamie (The Dark Arts Crew), we slurped up a storm and eventually discovered a taste we truly worship. Picking a stunning Ethiopian hailing from the Sidama region.
Altitude: 2100 masi
Roll down and try taste our limited edition brew before it disappears in a puff of smoke. All hail Didi!
250g box of whole beans. BOW DOWN AND BUY NOW.
Drink it in at: Look mum no hands!
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