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Brew Lab | Artisan Coffee Bar

Brew Lab | Artisan Coffee Bar is a speciality coffee shop in Edinburgh serving single origin brewed coffees and espresso. We’re about exploring the possibilities of coffee and what a coffee shop should be – melding traditional and innovative brewing techniques and local artisan produce to create a new coffee shop experience.

You can find us at 6-8 South College Street, Edinburgh. From 1st-25th August we’re open 8-9 Monday-Friday and 9-9 Saturday & Sunday, takeaway only with limited seating from 7-9.

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Cold Brew, Cascara Soda and other cold things

Cold Brew Coffee The hot weather is very much here and when its scorching cold brew is the order of the day. Our cold brew coffee was so popular last year we decided to bottle it this year. The cold brew is steeped over night for 16 hours in cold water. The long, cold extraction creates a really balanced and naturally sweet coffee to refresh you when you’re sweltering on a hot Edinburgh day in the meadows. We don’t put anything in ...


Honey Process – The Bee’s Knees

Here’s Ewan to tell us more about coffee honey processing. As the more eagle-eyed among you may have noticed this week at Brew Lab, we have been serving three different Has Bean coffees that have all undergone Honey Processing. Our new house espresso – Costa Rica Finca Kattia Herbazu, the latest addition to the brew bar – Costa Rica Finca De Licho and our most recent Syphon offering – Bolivia David Vilca Caturra Yellow Honey. Honey processing is part of ...

Ewan Osprey Allan UKBC 2014

Ewan’s 2014 UK Barista Championship Diary

Here’s Ewan Osprey-Allen to tell us about his 2014 UKBC experience – find Ewan on Twitter @GlasgowBarista As some of you may have noticed on Brew Lab’s Twitter and Facebook feeds, I’ve been competing in this year’s UK Barista Championship. It has been months of hard work, late nights and practice sessions to hardened groups of friends who have been “judging” my presentations. After the initial heat in Birmingham in January, I made it through to the semi-final at the London Coffee ...