Coffee Alchemy

Coffee Alchemy opens Gumption NYC

Hazel de los Reyes and Clare Lim of Sydney-based roaster Coffee Alchemy have opened their first roaster and café in Brooklyn, United States. “We’ve opened doors and it’s so exciting. It’s really happening,” says Clare, direct from New York. The duo’s first overseas venue, Gumption Coffee, an extension of its Sydney store, had a soft opening in late December 2018, but Clare says it’s time to make some noise internationally.
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Coffee Alchemy

David Beckham drinks three lattes in half an hour at Coffee Alchemy

Celebrity couple Victoria and David Beckham have visited Marrickville café Coffee Alchemy, where Co-owner Clare Lim says the international soccer star ordered three lattes over the course of his half hour stay. “He took such an interest in our coffee and we were only too happy to run through all our blends and Single Estates,” Clare says.
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Through Hazel de los Reyes’ eyes

There’s something special about childhood memories, the way they retrace forgotten parts of your upbringing and create feelings of nostalgia. For Hazel de los Reyes, memories of school holidays spent at her grandmother’s house in Batangas in the Philippines became the catalyst for a career she’s obsessed with. 
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