We are Cloud Picker, a micro coffee roastery established in 2013 & based on Sheriff Street in Dublin City Centre. We roast speciality coffee from all over the world and supply cafés & restaurants all around Ireland.


Roses are.... ?

July 17, 2017

Anyone who’s ever tried to describe a coffee can tell you it’s not easy. We experienced this recently in trying to pick flavour descriptions for Kelloo - a wonderful washed Ethiopian - (currently available in our webshop). Photo Credit - Hannah CampbellBetween us we settled fairly quickly on mandarin orange and pear to describe the fruity sweetness and acidity of this coffee - but Kelloo has a strong floral top-note that we were struggling to pin down. The closest we could get was ‘rose’, but none of us were really satisfied with it as a descriptor. In the end we picked ‘rose water’, trying to convey the extra weight and sweetness in the rose-like aroma of this coffee. I didn’t feel... Continue Reading →

Zip it up and save the cup

June 27, 2017

At Cloud Picker, we are always working to improve. We know that in order to get the best from our coffees as possible we don't just need to roast them well; we need to be able to source and store them well. With this in mind, we are always asking ourselves "is that the best way to do that?" To get the answer we often have to carry out small experiments. Last November, we were wondering how vital it is to store our green coffee in airtight bags while they were in production. The vast majority of our coffees arrive in GrainPro - that is, with a plastic lining inside the jute sack to protect the beans from the atmosphere,... Continue Reading →

A video about what we do... worth a gooo!

May 13, 2017

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