Benefit of Buying Coffee in Bulk

Benefit of Buying Coffee in Bulk

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Save money with wholesale pricing Hamlet House Espresso Blend 1kg
Stock up so you never run out Espresso Whole Bean 1kg
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Why you should buy your coffee beans in bulk

If you're a coffee lover, buying your beans in bulk is a smart choice that can save you time and money. When you buy coffee in bulk, you get access to wholesale pricing on larger quantities. This is ideal for busy households that go through a lot of coffee and want to avoid constantly running out or making trips to the store.

Buying bulk coffee also lets you stock up on your favorite roasts and blends so you always have a fresh supply on hand. And by purchasing whole bean coffee, you can grind it fresh right before brewing for the best possible flavor. Many bulk coffee suppliers, like Hamlet Coffee, offer a variety of premium single-origin and blended coffees to choose from.

Hamlet House Espresso Brazil, Colombian & Ethiopian Blend

The benefits of choosing whole bean coffee

When you're looking to buy coffee beans, it's best to choose whole beans rather than pre-ground. Whole coffee beans stay fresher for longer compared to ground coffee. As soon as coffee is ground, it begins to lose its aroma and flavor due to exposure to air.

With whole bean coffee, you can grind the amount you need right before brewing. This ensures you get the freshest, most flavorful cup of coffee possible. Grinding your own beans also allows you to tweak the grind size to suit your preferred brewing method, from coarse for French press to fine for espresso.

Some great choices for whole bean coffee include:

Espresso Brazil & Ethiopia Blend - Whole Bean 1kg

Finding the right coffee grinder

To get the most out of your whole bean coffee, you'll need a good burr grinder. Burr grinders crush the beans between two revolving abrasive surfaces for an even, consistent grind. Avoid blade grinders, which slice the beans unevenly and can cause bitter flavors.

There are manual and electric burr grinders to choose from. Manual hand grinders are affordable, portable and great for small batches. Electric burr grinders are more convenient for daily use and can grind larger amounts at once. For espresso, look for a dedicated espresso grinder that can produce a very fine, consistent grind.

We offer a wide selection of high-quality burr grinders, including:

Choosing the right coffee brewing equipment

In addition to a good grinder, you'll need the right coffee maker to brew your freshly ground beans. The main types of coffee makers are:

Some of our most popular coffee makers include:

Wilfa coffee maker

Perfecting your coffee brewing technique

Once you have your coffee beans, grinder and brewer, it's time to perfect your brewing technique. The keys to great tasting coffee are:

  1. Using the right water (filtered, at the proper temperature)
  2. Measuring your coffee accurately (aim for a coffee:water ratio of about 1:16)
  3. Wetting all the grounds evenly during brewing
  4. Brewing for the optimal length of time (not over- or under-extracting)

Coffee kettles with long, narrow spouts give you the control to evenly saturate the grounds when brewing pour over coffee. We carry an excellent selection, including:

For the most precise, consistent results, use a kitchen scale to weigh out your coffee and water. Check out our collection of coffee scales.

Storing your coffee to maximize freshness

Proper coffee storage is important to keep your beans fresh. Exposure to air, moisture, heat and light will cause coffee to go stale faster.

To maximize the shelf life of your bulk coffee beans or grounds, store them in an opaque, air-tight container at room temperature. Avoid refrigerating or freezing coffee, as this can introduce moisture and cause flavor loss. Ideally, buy the amount of coffee you can use up within 1-2 weeks for peak freshness and flavor.

We offer a variety of attractive, functional coffee storage containers to keep your beans fresh.

Get your coffee delivered with our subscription service

Never run out of fresh coffee again with our convenient subscription service. When you subscribe, you'll get your favorite Hamlet Coffee delivered to your door on your preferred schedule. Subscribe & save 10% on recurring orders.

It's easy to manage your subscription through your account on our website. You can change your coffee selection, quantity, grind, and delivery frequency at any time. We'll make sure you always have the fresh, delicious coffee you love on hand.

Learn more about Hamlet Coffee subscriptions.

Shop our curated coffee collections

If you're looking to explore different types of specialty coffee, our curated collections are a great place to start. We've hand-selected the best coffee from top roasters around the world and organized them into themed collections for easy shopping. Some of our most popular collections include:

  • Artisan Coffee - Premium micro-lot and single-origin beans from the world's best coffee farms
  • Best Sellers - Our customers' favorite coffee beans, makers and accessories
  • Coffee Pods - Convenient compostable pods compatible with Nespresso machines
  • Decaf Coffee - Decaffeinated coffee that still has all the flavor

Whether you prefer light, medium or dark roasts, single-origin or blended coffee, we have a collection that will suit your taste. Shop all coffee collections.

Level up your latte art skills

If you want to take your home coffee to the next level, try your hand at latte art. With a little practice, you can create beautiful designs like hearts, tulips and rosettas to top your lattes and cappuccinos. Here's what you'll need:

  • An espresso machine capable of producing quality microfoam, such as the Sage Bambino Plus
  • A milk pitcher with a sharp spout for pouring, like the Loveramics Milk Pitcher
  • Fresh whole milk (dairy alternatives like oat milk can also work)
  • A cup with a wide mouth to pour into, such as a latte cup

The key is to start with well-textured microfoam - steamed milk with tiny, uniform bubbles and a glossy surface. As you pour the milk into the espresso, use a zigzag motion to create contrast between the espresso and milk. With a little wiggling and practice, you'll be pouring latte art like a pro.

Complete your coffee bar with our tableware

Having the right cups and accessories can enhance your coffee drinking experience. We offer a carefully curated selection of stylish, functional tableware to complement your coffee setup, including:

Outfit your kitchen with tableware as beautiful as the coffee you make. Shop our tableware collection.

Latte cups

Our top picks for gifts for coffee lovers

If you're shopping for a gift for the coffee enthusiast in your life, we've got you covered. Some great gift ideas for coffee lovers include:

You can also pick up a digital gift card and let your recipient choose their perfect coffee gear.

Let us be your partner in brewing better coffee

At Hamlet Coffee, our mission is to help you brew the best possible coffee at home. Whether you're just getting started with specialty coffee or are a seasoned home barista, we're here to support you.

We carefully source the finest coffee from top roasters around the globe and offer it at the peak of freshness. Our knowledgeable team is always happy to help guide you to the right beans and equipment for your taste and budget. With our wide selection of premium coffee, grinders, brewers, and accessories, we aim to be your one-stop shop for an elevated home coffee experience.

Have questions about buying coffee in bulk or any of our products? Don't hesitate to reach out - we're here to help. Visit us at our store in Wokingham or contact us via email or phone.

Thank you for choosing Hamlet Coffee as your home brewing partner. We look forward to fueling your day with amazing coffee for many mornings to come.

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