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Coffee at Home - Insomnia Brew Guide Ready, Set, Brew!

We've been serving great coffee in our cafes since 1997, so we know what it takes to make the perfect cup - in fact, our promise is to serve the best cup of coffee every single time!

With this in mind, coffee lovers can now enjoy the same great taste of Insomnia at home with our range of whole bean and ground coffee.

Our Fairtrade retail coffee is sourced from Colombia, Brazil, Sumatra and Vietnam, then blended and roasted to our bespoke recipe.

Pick up a bag of coffee in your local Insomnia store today for only €4.95! For Insomnia Brewing Instuctions, see below.  

Roast & Ground

This coffee is freshly roasted, ground and ready to rock. It is suitable for use in French Press and Moka Pots. 

 Whole Bean

Signature Blend whole coffee beans to get your day started the right way. These coffee beans are suitable for use in most coffee grinders,

Tasting notes: Dark chocolate, roasted nuts with a smooth caramel sweetness. 

Dark Roast | Strength 4

Brew Guide

French Press

What you'll need: French press, Insomnia roast and ground coffee, dessert spoon, kettle 

  • Warm the cafetiere.
  • Boil water and allow to cool for 45 seconds.
  • Add 1 rounded dessert spoonful of ground coffee per person in your warm pot and then slowly pour in one third of the water. 
  • Let rest for 30 seconds and then gently stir.
  • Add rest of the water and let brew for 4 minutes.
  • Press the plunger down slowly
  • Pour and enjoy! 

Moka Pot

What you'll need: Moka Pot, Insomnia roast and ground coffee, kettle, 

  • Fill the bottom of the pot with fresh cold water upto the safety release valve.
  • Fill up the basket with fresh coffee and level the surface, dont press down. 
  • Insert the full filter basket into the pot and screw the bottom and top parts together.
  • Immediatly put the pot on the hob and brew over a medium heat for approximately 5 minutes. (Tip: Remove from the hob once you hear bubbling and crackling noises).
  • Pour and Enjoy!


What you'll need: Coffee bean grinder, Insomnia Whole Bean, kettle, filter paper, AeroPress

  • Grind 14g of Insomnia Whole Bean coffee at a fine-coarse grind. 
  • Put the plunger inside the main chamber of the AeroPress.
  • Add the ground coffee and pour in 80ml of hot water slowly.
  • Stir gently for 10 seconds.
  • Place a rinsed filter paper into the cap and attach to the AeroPress. Press out excess air.
  • Let rest for 40 seconds, flip the AeroPress and gently press out all of the coffee.
  • You should end up with 60ml of extracted coffee. For an Americano, add 240ml of hot water. For a Latte, add some frothed milk.


What you'll need: Chemex, Insomnia Whole Bean coffee, kettle, filter paper

  • Grind 30g of Insomnia Whole Bean coffee at a medium-coarse grind. 
  • Pop a filter in the Chemex, rinse it with warm water and then discard the water.
  • Add the ground coffee into the filter.
  • Boil the water. For this recipe, you will need a total of 500ml of water, added gradually.
  • Gently pour in a small amount of water (60ml) using a circular motion to ensure an even soaking of the coffee grounds. This is the pre-infusion phase (what we call the bloom). Wait approximately 30-40 seconds.
  • Slowly pour in the remaining water, keep using a circular motion as you pour. The extraction time should 3 - 3.5 minutes for a perfectly balanced cup.
  • Lift the filter with spent ground out of the Chemex and discard.
  • Pour and Enjoy!


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