Espresso School Corporate Classes and Team Building

Let us host your next meeting at the Toby’s Estate Espresso School in an informal and open environment that will inspire creation, collaboration and play. We all know that when you take your team out of their regular environment, it makes it much easier to focus on a specific set of issues and get the

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We are kicking off a new season of Knowledge Talks with none other than Greg Scace – master of controlled calibration and the creator of the Scace Device. Once the brewing button is pressed, a miracle occurs. Within seconds, ground coffee becomes a liquid taste sensation! How did that happen?

5 Incredible Myths Of Coffee Freshness Revealed

Recently we held our first Knowledge Talks event featuring the Professor of Coffee, Professor Chahan Yeretzian, who spoke on the art and science of measuring coffee freshness. While on our shores, he sat down with the founder and editor of Jordan Michelman, to talk debunk 5 myths surrounding coffee and the art of measuring

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Want to master the art of the alternate brew?

Looking to experience and see your coffee through a new light? Our Alternate Brew Method classes shine the spotlight on the increasingly popular brew methods including the Chemex, Aeropress, Siphon and V60.

Toby’s Estate to host Knowledge Talks sessions

Toby’s Estate Coffee Roasters will host an exclusive series of Knowledge Talks sessions with Professor Chahan Yeretzian on the science and art of measuring coffee freshness.

Espresso School Trainer, Tom Hespe’s take on why teaching is its own reward.

Teaching is its own reward. In my many years as a barista trainer I have never really tired of the process. It’s simple; new names on a list every morning. You never know who is going to join the next class. No doubt this would terrify some people, bore the hell out of others. Me?

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How to Brew Coffee using an Aeropress – A Beginner’s Guide

Hi Guys, So we introduced you to the basics of brewing coffee using a Chemex and today we’re going to show you how simple it is to brew coffee using the Aeropress.

How to Brew Coffee using Chemex – A Beginners Guide.

Hi Guys, Today I’m going to introduce to you one of my favourite methods to brew coffee. The Chemex is an old school way of producing a great cup of coffee, as it really draws out all of the complexity and subtlety of our high grade, specialty light roasts. We put this short video together

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A guide to choosing the best café and barista for your coffee

If Tom Hespe taught high school he’d be the cool teacher; the one the boys wanted to hang with and the girls giggled about. He plays in a band, wears understated yet edgy shirts with slim cut jeans and is deeply serious about coffee. As the senior trainer for Toby’s Estate espresso school, Tom’s role is

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Espresso Rico

You’ve heard of garage bands? Well, I was a garage roaster. Which makes Espresso Rico, my first blend, a bit like my debut album.