Journal

The mystical island of Rum has captured the imagination of visitors for many years. Hung out on the horizon with a jagged crown of mountain peaks, it is known in Gaelic as the ‘Isle of the Ridge’ and boasts Scotland's oldest known stone age settlement....

Of all the various legends and symbols associated with speciality coffee, perhaps none is more famous (infamous?) than the Gesha variety, which has continued to captivate drinkers and coffee professionals around the world since it burst onto the scene in 2004. That year, a farm...

Earlier this month Glen Lyon Coffee’s Jamie travelled to Brazil to visit our biggest direct trade partners the Foresti family and their farm Fazenda do Lobo in Minas Gerais. This is the fourth harvest in a row that we have bought coffee from Lobo and...

This May we were thrilled to support the Scottish speciality coffee scene by running a Glen Lyon stall at the Glasgow Coffee Fest. We have been a few times over the years so thought that this time around we would offer something completely different. Using our...

One of the perks of being a coffee roaster in the Scottish Highlands is that there is no end to the number of scenic walks, hikes, climbs, rambles and strolls available when we feel the need to get outside. As the weather warms up (in between...

One of the first things everyone who visits us at Glen Lyon Coffee Roasters sees is all of the lovely wood that features in our front of house area. We love working with the natural look and feel of timber and have used Brodies Timber,...

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