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The Bella Barista beans that came with my machine are very good for a drink with milk in, but both of us here at Biggles Towers found it to be a bit explosive when used purely for espresso. Even when thinned down to Americano..... >So I was quite pleasantly surprised to find that Sainsbury's are doing some nice single origin coffees now, among a range of very selective small roasteries. I got this one (pic) to try out. £4.50, 227gms. A nice description, but I particularly liked that the roasting date was shown. It's a nice drink too. Not as big a hitter as the sledgehammer B
Here's a recent interview with the Owner of Modern Standard coffee: http://londonsbestcoffee.com/news/coffee-and-interview-with-modern-standard-s-lynsey-harley Whilst I'm not particularly interested in a roaster positioning itself somewhere between commercial and specialty I did think it was interesting they are retailing through Sainsbury's, it's surely a better alternative than the other coffee available in Supermarkets (except maybe those stocking Union) if you need some emergency beans.