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Pink Elephant and Horny Goat

Natural Process Coffee – Ever had a Horny Goat or Pink Elephant?

Our selection of natural process coffees are truly something special. They are our top grade coffees with tons of personality both in the drink and in the design of their packaging. Wondering what`s the difference between a Natural or Washed coffee? Read our article here! To truly appreciate coffee, it’s interesting to know where the coffee  … Read more

natural coffee beans

What’s the difference between washed coffees and natural coffees?

What’s the difference between washed coffees and natural coffees… This is a question I often get and it is quite an important one to know for a few reasons, but mainly because of the impact it has on the end product in your coffee cup. Let’s start at the beginning… It has everything to do  … Read more

homemade coffee granola recipe

Homemade Crunchy Multigrain Coffee Granola

Thanks a lot, to Sandra, from the culinary blog “Le Pétrin” for this delicious homemade crunchy coffee granola recipe made with our Big Shot coffee beans! Rich in nuts (that’s healthy!) crispy with large clusters and a coffee scent that give you the right boost to start a beautiful day! Read her blog HERE! The  … Read more

Rwanda gorilla

There is so much more than Gorillas in Rwanda

“The Switzerland of Africa” To many Europeans (and I include myself in those), apart from the terrifying memory of the Genocide against the Tutsi which resulted in the death of more than 1 million people, we know very little to nothing about Rwanda. 25 years later, as the country will commemorate those dramatic events, Rwanda,  … Read more

Rwanda women in coffee

Growing coffee to grow a better future!

“Coffee has the power to connect people all over the world. It has also the power to connect women to their family. When we empower women, we empower the whole family. When women have dignity, they are more confident and have trust in the future.” -Prosper Mulindwa These are the words from the Vice Mayor,  … Read more

The bean belt: cradle of all coffee

This time we’re talking beans & belts. After all, you, me and all those around us, start our day with a great cup of coffee but very few of us are really aware of the origin of the coffee we’re sipping. So, time for a little geography lesson! The Bean Belt is basically the horizontal strip  … Read more

Ethiopian Landscape

ETHIOPIA – A WHOLE WORLD OF COFFEE IN ONE COUNTRY PT 2

Part 2 – The Coffee Growing Regions of Ethiopia We are committed coffee enthusiasts at Jones Brothers and one of our most favourite regions is Ethiopia. But there is so much more to Ethiopia than meets the eye. This country of 110 million people is diverse in its ethnic groups, its cultural influences and its  … Read more

Richard and Ethiopian Farmer

ETHIOPIA – A WHOLE WORLD OF COFFEE IN ONE COUNTRY PT 1

Part 1 – Why we love coffees from Ethiopia! I have been fascinated by Ethiopian coffees since I experienced my first coffee taste explosion way back in 2005. I had just started my first coffee company and from the beginning I wanted us to find and source the best coffees possible. Ethiopia was the obvious  … Read more

Espresso Bar

Perfect Extraction – How To Make Espresso

Espresso… We have a lot to thank our Italian friends for! As well as a short shot of heaven, it’s also the building block to your favourite milk drinks. Getting the perfect extraction and taste can be tricky work. Grind your beans too finely and your coffee will be over-extracted, taking too long to come  … Read more

Moka Pot pour

Brewing Coffee Your Way – The Moka Pot!

Originating in Italy, this uniquely designed piece of equipment lets you make a smooth, strong and delicious tasting espresso style drink. It’s quite a dated method of making coffee, but it’s definitely making a comeback in the coffee industry and in people’s homes. It’s simple and quick to prepare.. What you’ll need: Your favourite Jones  … Read more

Coffee Drinking from Chemex

The Best Pair This Valentine’s- Coffee and Chocolate

Who doesn’t love the combination of coffee and chocolate? We grabbed our favourite bars of dark, milk and white chocolate, set up our full range of caps, and then got busy with our very own taste-test. If you know a coffee lover and want to combine your coffee gift with a sweet treat, we’ve come  … Read more

Coffee Choux Buns

Thank you so much to the culinary blogger “Quand La Folie s’Invite à Table”  for this coffee choux bun recipe. Read the blog post here ! Ingredients for around 30 pieces : For the choux dough : 25cl water 100g butter 20g powdered sugar 150g flour 4 eggs For the coffee cream : 1 cup  … Read more

Chocolate Coffee Rolls, Cream Coffee Icing

Today, we have a wonderful recipe for you from the cooking blogger “Le Pétrin” ! Thank you Sandra! Since she has already created numerous recipes to go with our coffee, she had to brainstorm a little before coming up with an excellent idea – Chocolate Coffee Rolls with Cream Coffee Icing! Read her article here! Ingredients for  … Read more

New Awakening

Why changing our Awakening Blend recipe is important for us and our customers…

Playing with a winning formula of course can be a dangerous mission. Why change something that works well? Why potentially upset some loyal customers? Our The Awakening blend has been with us since I started Jones Brothers Coffee in 2013. I designed it to be a smooth and easy drinking blend for all types of  … Read more

autumn-cozy-coffee

Make your autumn nights cosier with easy and quick DIY coffee crafts

Autumn is here! Yes, one look at the trees in Amsterdam and we’re certain the summer is over. But it’s not really all bad news! When it gets cold outside, it’s time to start the cosy season: put on a warm sweater and sip on and relish every cup of coffee. About some time ago  … Read more

Smoothie Toni

Tonic Smoothie with coffee and banana

Thanks to Sandra from blog de cuisine “Le Petrin” for this delicious smoothie recipe made using our compatibles Nespresso™ coffee capsules Gigolo a ristretto of strengh 12! We liked it so much that we wanted to share this recipe with you! Read the original article here: Smoothie réveil matin tonique au café. Tonic Smoothie (1 to  … Read more

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

Coffee and happiness

Did you know that in recent studies analysing the percentage of happy people in different countries, the Netherlands scores in the top ten? Finland comes out tops with 94% of the population claiming to be happy and then Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland and the Netherlands landed in sixth place scoring 87%. In the last few years,  … 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