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Aubrey Mills: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Aubrey Mills: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Aubrey Mills – Dapper & Wise Roasters of Portland, OR (Photo by Graham Doughty) Our coverage of the Sprudge Twenty interviews presented by Pacific Barista Series continues this week on Sprudge. Read more about the Sprudge Twenty and see all of our interviews here. Nominated by Tyler Geel Aubrey Mills is the Director…
A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Cincinnati

A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Cincinnati

Cincinnati may not be the first city that you think of when you think of a destination coffee city. That honor might go to Berlin, Melbourne, or Portland, Oregon, and with good reason. But as one of the fastest-growing cities in the midwestern United States, Cincinnati has increasingly more and…
They Are Putting Coffee Shops In Airport Cellphone Parking Lots Now

They Are Putting Coffee Shops In Airport Cellphone Parking Lots Now

Finding good coffee in American airports is becoming easier and easier these days. There’s a Cartel Coffee Lab in the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport serving some seriously good coffee, the Stumptown in the Portland International Airport is hands down the most beautiful airport cafe I’ve ever seen, and even…
Sara Frinak: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Sara Frinak: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Photo by Tony Abbott Our coverage of the Sprudge Twenty interviews presented by Pacific Barista Series continues this week on Sprudge. Read more about the Sprudge Twenty and see all of our interviews here. Nominated by Diana Mnatsakanyan-Sapp Sara Frinak is well-known to a generation of American coffee professionals as a tireless…
Drinking Coffee Makes You Better At Smelling Coffee

Drinking Coffee Makes You Better At Smelling Coffee

Wake up and smell the coffee. Then do it 9,999 more times and then maybe you’ll be a master at waking up and smelling coffee. Luckily, if you just want to be more adept at half of that equation—the smelling of the coffee part, not the waking up part—new research…
Vietnam: Inside 43 Factory Coffee Roaster’s Stunning Da Nang Cafe

Vietnam: Inside 43 Factory Coffee Roaster’s Stunning Da Nang Cafe

Coffee has a long, rich history in Vietnam. Sidewalk cafes with tiny tables and plastic stools are ubiquitous throughout the country. Traditional Vietnamese coffee—a phin-brewed combination of bitter Robusta and sweet condensed milk—is as much a symbol of Vietnamese culture as any other. Despite a deep cultural appreciation for coffee…
Kristina Jackson: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Kristina Jackson: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Kristina Jackson (Photo by Jon Santos) Nominated by Rose Woodard, Rob Rodriguez, and Kat Melheim  Kristina Jackson is an exemplary member and leader in the specialty coffee community. Her work is centered first and foremost on the city of Boston, where she is the founder of the Boston Intersectional Coffee…