George Young helps run Bean Brewding Brisbane coffee tours, so he knows a little bit about the local coffee scene. He recommends some of these independent coffee roasters:
1. Light Coffee Co. East Brisbane
Light Coffee Co. are dedicated to lightly roasted coffee. It’s a must visit for filter coffee drinkers. The space is light and minimalist.
2. Scout’s Honour Coffee Roasters
Scout’s Honour Coffee Roasters supply the damn fine coffee served at Street Lab Specialty Coffee located in the Brisbane C.B.D. They are known for their attention to detail.
3. Coffee Supreme
Coffee Supreme supply the coffee for Day Made, Woolloongabba. They pride themselves in searching for best quality and ethically sourced green bean.
4. Semi-pro Coffee
Semi-Pro Coffee can be found at Fort Specialty Coffee, North Lakes. They aim to be constantly evolving and are the experts of cold-brew.
5. Neli Coffee, Clontarf
Neli Coffee in Clontarf is all about embracing innovation. They love their gadgets and have one of the best well-stocked coffee machine and accessories shops in Brisbane. https://nelicoffee.com.au/
6. Bear Bones Specialty Coffee
Bear Bones Specialty Coffee are located centrally in Fortitude Valley. They are backed by years of experience and are always thinking of the customer.
7. The Coffee Roaster
The Coffee Roaster is the place to go if you want to roast your own coffee. If you want to develop a custom blend for a special occasion this is the place to go. They are located in West End and have a unique airflow coffee roaster. https://www.mapbox.com/
The Brisbane coffee scene is just as advanced as Melbourne, you just need to know where to go to buy and taste good coffee. Don’t be afraid to talk to your local barista about trying a single origin or trying your coffee prepared a different way.
About Bean Brewding
Bean Brewding is a collaboration of two Brisbane coffee drinkers. Their philosophy is to visit independent Brisbane cafes to experience a diverse range of beans, baristas, and atmospheres. They create behind the scenes coffee tours for people with a love of coffee and a desire to know more. Bean Brewding review cafes, coffee roasters and coffee beans from Brisbane, Gold Coast, and Sunshine Coast.