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The Weekly Bean, Coffee Sale!

December 12, 2016 Pratik Patil

Tis the season to be jolly! Chilly nights and early mornings are the perfect times to cozy up with a warm cup of coffee in hand and some good holiday tunes or surrounded by loved ones. This time of year pretty much gives us the best feels! In order to make your winter even more special, we'd like to offer you one of our best coffees at a discounted rate.20% Off on Kaldeva!Coffee is the perfect gift. But how do you know if the person you'll gift it to will like it? To make life simpler, we've chosen Kaldeva for our...


Coffee and a Story!

August 16, 2016 Kunal Ross

The Indian Bean   The Indian Bean travels around the countryside in search of Indian coffee beans, building a community that supports indigenous and socially conscious farming practices. The Indian Bean is single origin, from one farm/ estate and is the pouring brand in Leaping Windows in Mumbai , Daddy’s Deli in Bengaluru and a few other coffee shops across India.   Coffee Varieties   Appa: Washed Arabica from Coorg Malnad: A roasted mix of Arabica, Natural Arabica and Natural Robusta Forest Coffee: 100% Arabica from deep in the BR Hills, Karnataka Kaldeva: From Kaldevapura estate in Baba Budangiri, Karnataka...


8 TRIED AND TESTED PLACES TO GET GOURMET INDIAN COFFEE Text by Tanisha Choudhury

May 14, 2016 Kunal Ross

We tried all kinds of coffee, so you could have only the best! There is a special kind of joy to be found in starting the day with the scintillating aroma of coffee wafting through the house, promising that perfect cup of joe, with just the right flavour and body to make you feel like you can conquer the world — even the Monday ahead of you. We understand how special that feeling is and how hard to come by it can be. Hence, we tasted all the homegrown gourmet coffee we could lay our hands on (no mean feat)...


Ahead of International Coffee Day, we trace its journey

October 08, 2015 Kunal Ross

Hobson-Jobson, the 1886 Anglo-Indian lexicon explains ‘coffee’ as derived from the Arabic ‘kahwa’ (originally used to refer to wine). India’s connection is interesting: in south India, coffee was introduced by a Muslim pilgrim named Baba Budan. According to folklore, the pilgrim smuggled seven seeds out of Mecca (in the 17th century), and planted them on the Chandragiri hills (now named Bababudangiri in Chikmagalur, Karnataka). Today, coffee machines may be de rigeur at every office pantry, but the earliest adopters were south Indian households. Filter coffee was about brewing ground coffee beans using a traditional filter. Entrepreneurs from Udupi in Karnataka,...


Blends are so has-bean...

August 06, 2015 Kunal Ross

"People are appreciating the complexity of coffee," says Indianbean's boss Kunal Ross, adding that coffee has 1,250 taste notes compared to 350 in wine.