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reviewed Pourboy

63 reviews · 58 followers · 6 years ago

For the full review and fabulous photos visit http://bit.ly/1a96thm For many working people, Pourboy Espresso in the Brisbane CBD is an easy to access Mecca for their morning coffee. It also provides easy access to Mecca coffee in the heart of Brisbane. For 3 little beans who work out of town, it was an adventure to immerse ourselves in the hustle and bustle of the Brisbane morning rush hour. It is amazing how the staff at Pourboy seem to take the frenzy in their stride – they seem relaxed and cheerful and more than happy to patiently chat about their coffee with 3 frazzled little beans. What to have? The coffee menu was surprisingly substantial. We thought there was safety in numbers, so we decided to share two tasty treats. The first was a batch brew via the Moccamaster on the Guatemalan don Antonio, roasted by Fifth Battery Coffee Roasters via Brother Espresso. It’s colour was rich and dark and it provided smooth, easy drinking … with one bean impressed by its Toffee-esque flavours. Next up was a Kenyan Karagoto AA roasted by Mecca and prepared by using the Clever Coffee Dripper. It was a complete contrast to the Guatemalan, both in colour and flavour. It was more a honey colour and the delicate citrus flavours prompted one bean to remark, ‘I haven’t had my grapefruit juice this morning … Until now!’ The coffees couldn’t have been more different. It still amazes us how one commodity can bring so many distinct flavours. Independently we have enjoyed some wonderful milk based coffees at Pourboy, so it was wonderful to collectively experience their filtered options. So if you’re rushing around the city anywhere near Wharf St, slow your momentum and indulge yourself in delightful coffee with people who have a zest for preparing and serving it. Pourboy Espresso in the Brisbane CBD is another great reason to venture into the heart of Australia’s coffee capital.

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