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    Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Gene Cafe Coffee Roaster $850 - Free Beans Free Freight
    This thread is for discussions about the Adelaide Pickup point for March.

    I expect that the courier will have the beans into Adelaide 9th March.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Hopefully there will be enough of us to have a delivery at my house and I can allocate a day for people to pick up their beans at mine or in the city.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Hi guys,

    I was delighted to meet Lucinda and Mr and Mrs Hazbean at Simply Coffee yesterday. While I was there I discussed the possibility of using SC as CSs Green Bean distribution point with Peter and Lucy.

    After a bit of discussion they agreed to give it a trial for a month or so to see how it goes. If my own experiences with BeanBay are anything to go by and the way pickups work at Epic, Im sure itll be a smooth road. So if there are no objections, Marchs BeanBay will be shipped to Simply Coffee, which is located at:


    43a Rundle St,
    Kent Town SA 5067

    Dates and times can be decided once we know a shipping date.

    Id encourage all Crow Eaters involved in Marchs Bean Bay to introduce themselves to Peter and Lucy, enjoy a coffee and soak up the atmosphere which is Simply Coffee.

    - Greg

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Thanks for that Greg.
    I went there Wed and met Peter and introduced myself and picked up some beans.
    They are lovely people and I am more than happy to pick my beans up there if I am lucky enough to get some.

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    Thats great Greg,
    it was nice meeting you and the family too.

    I second what Greg says in relation to Peter and Lucy. They are a great couple and very passionate about their coffee. They also have a fantastic range of coffee paraphenalia.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Thanks Greg. It was a pleasure to catch up and chat for a while.

    And truly delightful to see a bucket load of Yirg coming out of
    the Diedrich roaster. Peter definitely has a knack with this variety.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    I never got around to posting how great a pleasure it was the meet Mr and Mrs Hazbean and Lucinda on my visit to Adelaide. We had a very nice breakfast at Lucias in the markets. Thanks for taking the time to come out so early guys - always great to meet fellow snobs!

    Hopefully in the next week I can get around to posting my blog account of the visit - with photos!

    I am glad you guys have managed a local collection point as it really is fun to get together with other snobs and talk coffee.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Doh! Wish I could have caught with you guys now.

    So what do I enter in the shipping detail fields when I buy some beans?
    Something like this??
    Peter
    Simply Coffee
    43a Rundle St,
    Kent Town SA 5067

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Probably, but check with Andy as hell know the proper protocol.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Ive sent one, but I just checked out the BeanBay and looks like I can just choose the Adelaide delivery from the Cart

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    I can just choose the Adelaide delivery from the Cart
    pretty cool eh!

    ;)

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Im looking forward to seeing you all on the tenth.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Couldnt help myself. Just had to go and get some more. So I will have 2 lots coming through. ::)

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Hi all,

    Peter from Simply Coffee phoned me today to advise the green beans have arrived and are ready for pickup! A PM pickup would be preferable to him. Im back in Perth now so wont be able to make it but make yourselves known to Peter, Lucy and their staff and enjoy your time there.

    Ill let you thrash out a time that suits you if you want to have a CS get-together at the same time! :)

    Greg

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March


    Adelaide beat Melbourne this month!!!

    Looks like you guys can sort an earlier pickup now. Dont forget to take a couple of pictures of Simply Coffee so we can give them a plug here for being the pickup point this month.


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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Would be great to be able to pick them up tomorrow instead.
    But Clipsal 500 is on and will prob make it impossible to get anywhere near Simply Coffee.
    Unless I walk from town.
    Other than that I can make it during a lunch time or just wait till next Sat at the prearranged time.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    To give you a taste of the place...

    Heres Peter attending to the Diedrich roaster and afterburner which sit invitingly at the front of the shop


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    ... and loading another bucket of green gold into the cauldron! This was also the first time Ive requested a bag of whatevers the freshest and have actually had it taken out with a scoop from the cooling pan in front of the roaster, to be presented with a still-warm sealed valved bag! I sampled the Ethiopian Limmu you see cooling in this photo; delicious to say the least!


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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    I have just spoken to Peter and he has said that next week is still fine i people want to pick up their beans than or if you want to pick up during the week than the afternoon is preferable.

    Let me know what others think.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    I can easily wander down there during the week and pick up my beans.
    Depends if anyone wants to catch up.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    I would like to on Saturday. I am sure Hazbean would too.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    I am happy to wait till the time we set last week, ie 11am-1pm on Sat the 10th or something like that.
    I think they close at 1pm?
    I think if we all wander in there seperately Peter may not be keen to do it again.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Grey, that sounds fine to me.

    I will see you then as it is the best time for me too.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Yes, we plan to stick with the Saturday 10th pickup.

    Lets hope the eastern suburbs are navigable again by then ...

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Ok see you next Sat around 11ish.


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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    woo hoo ;D

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Adelaide pickup has been completed.
    Peter from Simply Coffee seemed to be happy to do it again next month which is great.
    Thanks Peter its much appreciated.
    It was nice to meet Lucinda and Hazbean (and Mrs Hazbean).

    Now I need the weather to cool down so I can get roasting. ;D

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    It was great to meet you and your family Grey.

    Luckily I roasted a wee bit of Bali Gunung yesterday so have some to tide me over until I can do a roast when the weasther cools down.

    Looking forward to roasting up my Tiger mountain.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Yes it was good to meet and chat and sample some more of Peters coffees.

    I took advantage of the cool weather a few days ago to roast up a stockpile,
    but have now given half of it away so back to square one.

    A good excuse to try some of the newly arrived Rwandan. :)

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    today has cooled down some so I have already bean out and done some roasting.

    may head out and do some more.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Me too Lucinda.
    Did 2 batches, 110gms of Indian Tiger Mountain and Rwanda Cyangugu A both to the start of second crack.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Sooo, with the April Beanbay are all the croweaters happy to have a SC pickup again and maybe a CS meeting?


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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    What a good idea ....

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    I should be up for it again.
    Will prob not bring the family next time as they get a bit bored with coffee talk and I am worried the little one will pull SC apart. ;)
    At least the weather should be a bit cooler this time and we wont have so many traffic issues.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Hi Everyone
    I know it may be pushing a bit but would it be possible get a courier to pickup from SC as I have prepaid tickets with APD parcel delivery which cost me about $7 to Murray Bridge which is a lot cheaper than driving down to Adelaide and of course freight cost from Melbourne?
    So how I see this happening if I,m correct is I get my beans sent to the Adelaide pickup point when they arrive I get APD to pickup and deliver to me!

    Regards
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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    I suspect you would have to talk to Peter at SC about it.
    I know he didnt mind the last pickup because he knew the people picking up their beans and they were existing customers, and all he had to do was unpack the box. Not sure how he would feel about what you are hoping to organise, but good luck.

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Quote Originally Posted by Croweater link=1172023964/30#34 date=1175556071
    Hi Everyone
    I know it may be pushing a bit but would it be possible get a courier to pickup from SC as I have prepaid tickets with APD parcel delivery which cost me about $7 to Murray Bridge which is a lot cheaper than driving down to Adelaide and of course freight cost from Melbourne?
    So how I see this happening if I,m correct is I get my beans sent to the Adelaide pickup point when they arrive I get APD to pickup and deliver to me!

    Regards
    Croweater

    Gee, and you want to miss the chance to meet some really cool and truly fantastic people??? ;)

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    The other thing Croweater is that there is still a $1 per Kg delivery fee to SC.
    So with your $7 delivery fee on top of the $1 per Kg it is not much more expensive to get it sent straight to you depending on how much you get.

    See Andys delivery costs in the following link
    http://coffeesnobs.com.au/YaBB.pl?num=1111152844/22#22

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    Re: Adelaide BeanBay Pickup Point - March

    Thanks they are all valid comments, maybe a re-think is in order.

    Regards
    croweater



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