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Coffee, Folkestone, hario, Hot Salvation, square mile, v60 -

We're completely excited to be bringing Square Mile coffee to Folkestone again after a year of quality brewing from Manifest is now sadly over.    Unlike Thom at Manifest who's excellent espresso was the talk of the Creative Quarter, we will be brewing filter coffee. We're doing this using Hario V60 drip filters. This simple but incredible method allows the water to pass through the grinds in a free-pour fashion, through a paper filter and straight to your cup or server. It's an elegant process that takes between two and four minutes depending on the serving and requires just a little...

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Coffee, Folkestone, Hot Salvation, Records -

After taking the plunge in July to leave teaching and make a go of Hot Salvation as a record shop, brew bar and record label full time, Natalie and I are happy to be finally opening a store in our hometown, Folkestone, Kent.    After a a couple of near misses with some lovely spots in both Canterbury and Folkestone, we have settled on an incredible place in Rendezvous Street:   The old Prince Albert Hotel has been a bit of a local landmark for years, and something of a fallen hero. It's been empty for years, it was in...

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