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Enterpreneurship | Jones Brothers Coffee

The 1000-mile challenge of being an Entrepreneur!

Is being an entrepreneur a bit like a 1000-mile paddle across Alaska? Your immediate response to this proposition is probably ‘No’ – and ‘what the hell is he talking about’. Let me explain. Our small coffee company Jones Brothers Coffee in Amsterdam is currently supporting a friend of ours Alex de Saint (or ‘Alex The  … Read more

Yukon River Quest - fuel by Jones Brothers Coffee

Our Kick Ass Coffee Fueling Human Endurance!

Have you ever wondered what the limit of human endurance could be? Well we think we’re about to find out. Read our story… Our friend and all round good guy, maybe crazy guy, Alex de Saint (we like to call him “Alex the Insane”) is about to embark on one of the toughest challenges for  … Read more

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Keep Cool during the heatwave – Iced Latte recipe

The Old Favourite – simple Espresso based Iced Latte in 4 easy steps! What is better than being able to throw together a quick, simple and delicious cold coffee with ingredients and equipment you have at home? With summer at our door, let our cold coffee be your new morning breeze. We’ve tried it here  … Read more

Coffee & Health: discover all the benefits of drinking coffee!

Coffee is so good that it would be easy to assume it’s bad for us. We crave it, we guzzle it, it makes us feel good, warm, energized and ready to take on whatever challenges life throws at us. In fact, for many of us, it’s the lure of a Jones Brothers coffee that pries us  … Read more

All the best coffee beans are UTZ certified!

All the best coffee beans are certifiably sustainable! We believe there’s some things in life that you just shouldn’t compromise on. One is great tasting coffee, of course. The other thing is doing business in a fair and ethical way. You may know that all Jones Brothers premium range coffee beans are UTZ certified. But what is  … Read more

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Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

Easy! Make 30 delicious chocolate studded biscuits with a soft middle. They’re guaranteed to be a success… Preparation time: 15 mins Baking time: 10 mins Ingredients (for 30 cookies): 133gr white chocolate 133gr milk chocolate 133gr dark chocolate 160gr light brown sugar 160gr granulated sugar 2 pouches vanilla sugar 300gr salted butter, softened 2 eggs  … Read more

Easy coffee snacks recipes from around the world

A while ago we shared a delicious Tiramisu recipe with you and here we are again with a couple of recipes. Whether it’s healthy Dates and Oat balls from the Middle East, that famous crunchy triangular snack from India, or everyone’s favourite mini Almond Cakes. We think they all go well with coffee. Deliciousness overload and  … Read more

Honduras Coffee map

Organic coffee from Honduras – Strictly High Grown

A coffee quest – find the best coffee beans! One of the great challenges for any passionate coffee guy like me is finding new coffees to add to our range; coffees that will provide something new in terms of flavour and interest for the Coffee Lovers in our Community. I can modestly say that I  … Read more

Espresso Martini by Jones Brothers Coffee

Say “yum” to Espresso Martini… The Wake me up and Fuck me up cocktail!

Rich and creamy, this cocktail has been invented back in the 1980s by the British bartending genius Dick Bradsell and quickly became an iconic drink. No wonder- boozy and refreshing, an Espresso Martini is a delicious drink, giving you both the cool down and the energy kick that you need. Read on to find our  … Read more

Filter Coffee with V60

Brewing coffee your way – V60!

V60 – Filter coffee brewing gadget. How you can make filter coffee in it? Matt, our friend and expert barista is telling all you need to be able to make a great cup of coffee using the V60. V60 Brew time: 2.5 – 3.5 minutes So, you’ve purchased the Pandora’s row of brewing methods: THE  … Read more

Coffee & clock

Coffee in days gone by

In today’s world, we’re pretty used to getting what we want with a snap of the fingers. We live in a world of instant gratification and when it comes to wanting a cup of coffee of example, we know we can get our hands on Jones Brothers’ coffee with ease and convenience, leaving us with an  … Read more

grind coffee with Skerton grinder | Jones Brothers Coffee

The Grind; just as important as the coffee

When it comes to making the perfect coffee, the grind plays a starring role. In fact, many say that a good grinder is the most important piece of equipment there is and sure enough, if you try to get away with a crappy grinder, even the sleekest of espresso machines will let you down. You  … Read more

Beans or beer?

We’ve all been there. The weekend is approaching. Your brain feels fried. You’ve been working hard all week and your creativity is coming to a slow stand still. You know you need to fuel up with something, to unleash those creative juices once more but what with? Do you reach for a beer or some  … Read more

Can coffee boost your workout?

Can a cup of coffee motivate you to relish endless trips to the gym? That question is at the heart of a notable study of caffeine and exercise, one of several new experiments suggesting that, whatever your sport, caffeine may allow you to perform better and enjoy yourself more. Scientists and many athletes have known  … Read more

Seven easy steps to make perfect cafetière coffee

In 1852, two French guys, Mr Mayer and Delorge, registered the first patent for a cafetière (Thanks for that awesome contribution!) We tell you everything about it in this blog post.

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What kind of coffee drinker are you?

Here at Jones Brothers we cater for everyone whether you prefer a lovely Latte, a marvelous Macchiato, a more-ish Mocha or an excellent Espresso. Of course, we only use the top quality beans full stop and that means 100% Arabica, all the way. But ever thought about what coffee your personality lends itself to? A  … Read more

Discover Colombian Coffee

Colombia is a vibrant country of colour, culture and history. An ancient civilisation of indigenous peoples married to the conquering Spanish in the 16th century.

International Coffee Day | Jones Brothers Coffee

From Crop to Cup: Celebrating coffee, its origins and makers on the International Coffee Day

There is nothing like drinking a cup of coffee every morning to start the day happy and energized, right? Coffee is an inspiring drink, it not only boosts our own creativity but also comes with a whole fascinating universe. Have you ever wondered what does goat herder Kaldi, 1st October and United Nations have to  … Read more

Ethiopia Coffee

The history of coffee from its origin: Ethiopia

Curious what goats have to do with coffee? Our guest writer Matt explains it all below! Ethiopia: The Beginning A coffee’s “birth country” can tell us a lot about what we can expect from our daily brew. Coffee trees have different species that grow across the world under various climate conditions, thus creating subtle differences  … Read more

Summer treat: Coffee Ice Cream

Hello Coffee Lovers! We at Jones Brothers can’t stop having coffee…. even on hot summer days!  Our trick to keep caffeinated and cool down is… coffee ice cream. Here’s an easy recipe for you to prepare it at home.  Let’s start 😊   What you need: 1 1/2 cups whole milk 3/4 cup sugar 1  … Read more