Tuesday, March 2, 2021
As soon as you open the bag, you’re greeted with a powerful scent. Which is a good indicator to the taste of this particular blend, unlike other coffee’s where the end result doesn’t live up to the expectations from those first, initial whiffs.
First into Sangin is about a selection of men that were handpicked by the commanding officer of the First Battalion of the Royal Irish Regiment. The soldiers involved were at the top of their game and the fittest within the unit; one soldier in particular had been awarded the Military Cross for a complex ambush in Baghdad on the previous tour, but due to combat and casualties, he kept this hidden from his platoon. This is a story of a forgotten platoon. These soldiers being the first soldiers into the infamous Sangin town, they were the Irish Rangers.
Upon opening the packet, it's evident that the beans were recently roasted with a nice uniformal, medium brown colour and the amazing fragrance after a quick spin in the hand grinder leaves no questions to its freshness.
AeroPress Original Review. The AeroPress is a bit of a legend among the die hard coffee fans, first introduced in 2005 and was invented by Aerobie president Alan Adler. The AeroPress is a handheld espresso maker and is capable of producing awesome tasting coffee in less than a minute.