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Staff cupping

Staff cupping with the guys from The Barn is the favourite part of our job. We get to savour all the beautiful flavours in their specialty coffees.

This week we welcomed Alex who talked us through all the latest beans from The Barn which we will now have in store for you.

Specialty coffee is a constant learning process and with Ralf and the team from The Barn, we get the best training and refresher courses in everything from selecting farmers and growers to importing beans to roasting them and finally to brewing them for you.

And we love to share too, so if you have any questions, just ask your Joe’s barista . . .

Thanks.

Team at Joe’s

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SUPER SOURDOUGH SAMBOS!

DELICIOUS NEW SOURDOUGH SANDWICHES IN OUR NEW-LOOK MONTAGUE STREET SHOP!

We have created three new sandwiches and brought back one very popular one specially for you in our specialty coffee shop and sandwich bar on Montague Street in Dublin 2!

We have:

The CLUB MED: hummus, olive tapenade, goat's cheese, roasted veg and butter!

The MC: turkey, ham, Wicklow brie, stuffing, cranberry sauce, mayo and butter!

The New Yorker: pastrami, caramelised onion, emmental, cocktail sauce and butter!

and, of course,

The BGC: Wicklow brie, Wicklow cheddar, Durrus and Comté with spring onions and butter!

Served with side salads and homemade dill pickles . . .

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NEW COFFEE WORKSHOP!

It's time to start brewing at home and using your French press or whatever system you prefer. Many of us have kit at home and we don't use it . . . for many reasons:

1. We think we know how to use it but the results are not as expected, and we end up putting it away.

2. We have no idea which coffee to buy, where to buy it and how much of it to use.

This and many other reasons pushed us away from using our beautiful brewing devices. Join Roger for a hands-on workshop in Arnotts on Saturday July 6th from 10am-11am where you'll learn how to use your French press with gorgeous specialty coffee beans from The Barn! Discover why this brewing device is still popular among coffee aficionados, its beauty and how easy it is to use and to clean.

Places are free but limited so make sure you secure yours here on Eventbrite.

Any coffee equipment you buy in Joe’s Coffee on the day will also have a 20% discount!

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ALL GO FOR JOE!

Folks, Sunday (June 30th) was our last day in Dundrum Town Centre with another operator moving in there soon. We've loved being part of the centre and want to thank all our loyal customers for being so brilliant! And, of course, you'll still find us in Arnotts on Liffey Street in Dublin 1 and on Leeson Street and Montague Street in Dublin 2.

And, by the way, as part of our re-organisation, we're expanding and renovating our specialty coffee shop on Montague Street (just off Harcourt Street, near Stephen’s Green). So it will be closed from Monday, July 1st until Wednesday, July 3rd, reopening on Thursday, July 4th.

Sorry for any inconvenience!

But if you need your specialty coffee fix from The Barn, you will still find us over on Leeson Street, just off Stephen’s Green. We also have our range of smoothies and Alchemy Juice Co juices there too, as well killer sambos and super salads. So drop by while we get a makeover on Montague.

So thanks for patience and loyalty and see you on Leeson Street and Montague Street in the coming days!

Team Joe

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NEW EVENT!!!

Karla got a bag of coffee from Sumatra and she prepared it on her french press and drank it. The next day her friend Laura asked her "Karla, did you like the coffee?" and Karla said to Laura "Not really, it was bitter, the only way I kinda enjoyed it was when I added a lot of milk and five spoons of sugar"*

If this has happened to you before, then this course in our specialty coffee shop in Arnotts Dublin is for you. Come and join us, it will be fun, you'll learn how to use your french press, how to prepare a tasty coffee at home, plus you'll get 20% off any coffee equipment you buy!

It's a complimentary session, and the good news is that if you can't make it to the first session at 10:00 am then you can book your seat for the second session at 17:30! No need to attend both sessions since we will be covering the same information in both of them.

It’s free but secure your spot here on Eventbrite as spaces are limited.

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Great workshop!!!

Thanks so much to all who came along to our home-brewing workshop on Monday in Arnotts Department Store. It was a great success and you were all lovely. Great to share our passion for specialty coffee with you and to taste some of those wonderful beans from The Barn!

And sorry to all those who missed out, but the GOOD NEWS? We'll be doing more! Watch this space . . .

Thanks.

Team at Joe’s

CUPPING SUCCESS

We had a really great informal cupping session in Montague Street on Saturday! The supercool Hanka showed her passion and knowledge for coffee and talked us through the various flavours to be found in beans from The Barn. So informative!

We also tasted Gitega Hills beans out of Rwanda which is our current house espresso. Really nice: Cherry. Orange Blossom. Milk Chocolate.

We’ll keep you posted when we’re doing the next cupping!

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GREEN MACHINE

We are delighted to have completed another step on our sustainable journey! As you know, Joe's has recently joined the Conscious Cup Campaign! We now offer a 10 cent discount to customers who bring their own reusable cups into Joe's.

And now, Joe’s - and our sister companies in the Itsa group, including Alchemy Juice Company - has removed all single-use plastic bottles from our production. For the whole group, this will equate to 1,600 single-use bottles having been removed or 40kg of plastic . . .

We are getting there step by step . . .

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SUMMER SALE DAY IN JOE'S!

Folks, we're having a mega summer clearance sale day in Joe's Montague Street on Saturday June 8th.

We will be selling a range of coffee kit at big discounts as well as 10 per cent off all 250g bags of beans from THE BARN. We have specialty coffee kit from Chemex, Kalita, Wilfa, Hario, Bonavita, Moccamaster and Espro, including grinders, brewers, kettles and more . . .

We will also be doing coffee tastings and there'll be a few tasty treats and samples too! We plan to do the cuppings at about 12 noon and 2pm.

It's on from 11am to 3pm on Saturday, June 8th in our specialty coffee shop on Montague Street, just off Harcourt Street.

Drop by!

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SPECIAL DEALS IN JOE'S

We always have a few special deals here in Joe’s!

These are the current ones:

Sweet Deal of pastry and hot drink: €4.75

Cookie & Hot Drink: €4.95

Salad and an Alchemy juice: €9

Sandwich and 'Go Joe' coffee: €7.95

Add a soup for €3.50

Student Special in Montague: Prepacked sandwich and 'Go Joe' coffee: €4.95

Perfect for taking to the park!

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SUPER SUMMER SALADS!!!!

With summer here(ish), we have upped our salad game! We now have:
Caesar Salad
Nicoise Salad
Asian Beef Salad
Asian Salmon Salad
Vegan Salad
and
Korean Chicken Salad.
Our salad deal is still on too: salad and and Alchemy Juice Company juice for €9.95!

Perfect if you’re heading to Stephen’s Green, Iveagh Gardens, the Liffey Boardwalk or the nearest greenspace for outdoors lunch!

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NEW VEGAN SOUPS!!!

We are delighted to announce our new range of vegan soups! Plant-based, super-tasty and lovingly created by Peaches and Domini!

We think they're pretty special and we hope you love them!

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The good news . . .

Joe's has joined the Conscious Cup Campaign! We offer a 10 cent discount to customers who bring their own reusable cups into Joe's.

‘Globally it is estimated that 500 billion disposable cups are discarded to landfill or incineration every year. That’s one million cups a minute, every hour of every day of every year. These cups are virtually impossible to recycle due to the combination of plastic and paper in their design, and in Ireland we estimate that we dispose of over 22,000 of these non-recyclable cups every hour. ‘

Let’s all do our bit . . .

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LEESON STREET NOW OPEN ON SATURDAYS!!!

Folks, from this Saturday on, our specialty coffee shop on Leeson Street in Dublin 2 will open from 10am to 4pm. This means that our Montague Street shop will be closed on Saturdays from now on. It will operate, of course, as normal during the week.

So, if you need specialty coffee from The Barn or one of our great Alchemy smoothies this Saturday, you know where to go! We also have the best pastries to go with your flat white, a range of killer sandwiches and the best salads in town! And, of course, some Alchemy juices to quench your Saturday morning thirst . . .

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STRAIGHT OUT OF THE BARN

Folks, our latest batch of specialty coffee beans have arrived in from The Barn in Berlin. Some really special filters and espressos. You’ll find them all in our specialty coffee shops on Leeson Street and Montague Street in Dublin 2. They are also now in our cafe in Arnotts on Liffey Street in Dublin 1, as well as our specialty coffee shop and restaurant in Harvey Nichols in the Dundrum Town Centre.

Pop in and pick up a bag of beans and/or grab a specialty coffee made by one of our baristas, all of whom have also received extra training from Ralf Ruller and his team in the Barn.

Find out more about the beans and about the Barn here: https://thebarn.de/collections/beans

Thanks.

Team at Joe’s

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COFFEE COMPETITION!!!

We are running a special MARCH MOMENTS coffee competition on our Instagram account for the month of March. Just take a cool photo of a coffee you got in Joe's and then post it to Instagram, tagging joesdublin.

At the end of the month, we'll choose the best one and that person will win a supercool coffee prize: an AeroPress, filters, a bag of beans from The Barn and a bar of gorgeous Hazel Mountain Chocolate!

Usual Ts & Cs apply. You can enter up to three times! Here are some examples . . .

Take a shot and good luck!

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