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Getting Dirty with Chai Addict

Getting Dirty with Chai Addict

September 25, 2020 5 min read

Recently we had the privilege of collaborating with Melbourne-based company Chai Addict on a new product for their range of chai concentrates. We’re thrilled with the resulting Dirty Chai, which brings coffee and chai together in the best way that we’ve ever tasted. We spoke to Chloe Janson, founder of Chai Addict, about the collaboration and discovered why she’s so passionate about chai.

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Sam brews the Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Konga Sede!

Sam brews the Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Konga Sede!

September 16, 2020 3 min read

Following on from the popular return of the Ethiopia Banko Gotiti, we're excited to introduce the Ethiopia Konga Sede! We love its juiciness and honey-like sweetness - it's silky and buttery as a filter and smooth and creamy as espresso. We created two Konga Sede brews - one to inspire the filter lovers, and one to inspire the espresso lovers! 

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'Race Car Brews' - A Collaboration with Melbourne band Slowly Slowly

'Race Car Brews' - A Collaboration with Melbourne band Slowly Slowly

September 08, 2020 3 min read

Following the success of our first collaboration with Melbourne band Slowly Slowly, we were excited when frontman Ben reached out for a second collaboration 'Race Car Brews', taken from the title of their newly released album Race Car BluesBen’s passion and clarity of vision were just so palpable from the start, he’s the kind of person that gets you excited about whatever it is he’s talking about. We just knew from the get-go that it was going to be a really special collaboration. 

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Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Banko Gotiti

Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Banko Gotiti

September 03, 2020 3 min read

The Banko is back! The Ethiopia Banko Gotiti is a firm favourite at Padre Coffee; we first discovered it last season and we're proud to welcome it back to our menu. Charlie created two exclusive recipes for this incredible coffee! 

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Cream Town

Cream Town

July 31, 2020 2 min read

Young artist and photographer Isaebella Doherty created Cream Town as an online platform to help struggling artists sell their work at the onset of the pandemic. In just a few months, it's evolved into a brilliant space in Castlemaine that entails a gallery,café, produce store and events space!
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Choosing the Right Coffee for You

Choosing the Right Coffee for You

June 29, 2020 1 min read

In this video, we guide you through choosing the right coffee for home, based on your preferred brewing device and flavour preferences. 

If you’re ever wondering which of our coffees might be the one for you, get in contact with us. We’re always happy to talk you through our range. We believe there’s a Padre Coffee out there for everyone!

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Ben Carlson I Long Miles Coffee Project

Ben Carlson I Long Miles Coffee Project

June 19, 2020 2 min read

"The reality as I looked into it was that temperature change, soil health, and all these things combined together to form the perfect storm of coffee not being able to survive and thrive in Burundi in the future." 

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Brewing V60 at home by Charlie Wade

Brewing V60 at home by Charlie Wade

May 22, 2020 2 min read

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A letter from Padre Jon...

A letter from Padre Jon...

February 08, 2020 2 min read

So...as a Padre, why the name Padre. I am ever intrigued as i drink your coffee in South Melbourne. Blessings, Padre Jon...   
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A conversation with Norm from Hawthorn's Sonny Ray Cafe

A conversation with Norm from Hawthorn's Sonny Ray Cafe

October 11, 2019 4 min read

I started way back in the ‘80s on Lygon Street, Carlton. My parents owned cafes and restaurants, so our days when I was growing up were spent on Lygon St...
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Ross Quail talks all things Slayer Espresso

Ross Quail talks all things Slayer Espresso

October 04, 2019 4 min read

Hospitality is probably one of the least hands off industries you can get into, because it is multi-disciplined....
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A conversation with La Marzocco Australia's Brydon

A conversation with La Marzocco Australia's Brydon

September 26, 2019 3 min read

The Linea set a new bar in the late 80’s/early 90’s for so much of what the coffee industry now relies on...
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