In The News
"Delivery services and subscription clubs, I've recently discovered, can be a cheerful addition to the mail, as well as a convenient way to cross off mundane errands from my to-do list..."
"For those who are serious about their beans, Detour Coffee Roasters’ super-handy subscription service allows members to choose from one, two or three month plans (free shipping for all), ensuring that the finest ground coffee and espresso from around the world lands squarely on your counter."
"...focus on great coffee roasting and brewing through sustainable practices, using a combination of direct trade and importers, and a Loring Smart Roaster, "the greenest roaster on the market."
"...I urge you, take a detour, whatever detours you have to, to get to Detour coffee. Their Dundas location is considered one of the best coffee roasters in the province..."
"After two days of hard fought battle, Geoff Woodley of Detour Roasters Cafe won the Canadian Central Regional Barista Competition this week at St. Lawrence Market. He won by brewing a Guatemalan coffee called El Limonar, which has tasting notes of milk chocolate and raspberry."
"...Detour Coffee’s Geoff Woodley picked up the gold in last weekend’s 2012 Central Canadian Barista Championship..."
(multiple mentions throughout as well as our cafe)
(mentions of our cafe as a place to visit in Hamilton)
"Arkells Morning Brew was brewed in collaboration with Hamilton-based rock band Arkells and local coffee roasters Detour Coffee. The result is described as follows:
Inspired by their new album, Morning Report, and their love for great coffee, Arkells, Detour and Nickel Brook wanted to create a truly special coffee beer."
(Our Director of Coffee, Geoff Woodley, was selected as a member of the tasting panel)
The Globe and Mail
"...This elaborate, technical and time-consuming coffee experience is very different from the grab-and-go approach familiar to most Canadians. Yet it’s being echoed in one form or another across the country."
"Embracing The Fair Trade Practices of the Fair Trade Practices of the Third Wave of Coffee is Good Business for Local Coffee Roasters"
"Developed in conjunction with the University of San Jose, this cascara comes from an organic coffee farm in Costa Rica. It tastes like peach, sweet lemon and maple."