Coffee Makes You Smarterish

Coffee Makes You Smarterish

Coffee Makes You Smarterish

Do you drink coffee because you are a smart (and also very attractive and funny and an all-around catch) or are you smart because you drink coffee? It’s a real chicken-and-the-egg situation we’ve got going on here, and new research has only further complicated the issue. According to Inc, studies…
There’s A Decaf-Only Micro-Roaster Boom Happening Right Now

There’s A Decaf-Only Micro-Roaster Boom Happening Right Now

Are you a mod or a rocker? Eat lunch with the jocks or the burnouts? Team Edward or Team Jacob? Rest assured, one milieu in this modern era no longer demands that you choose socio-culturally defining sides: coffee. That is, whether you drink it with or without caffeine. You see,…
“Molecular” Coffee Just Got A $2.6M Investment From The Impossible Burger

“Molecular” Coffee Just Got A $2.6M Investment From The Impossible Burger

Earlier this year, we reported on the existence of Atomo Coffee, a “molecular” coffee that has, inexplicably, no coffee in it. Back in the halcyon days that were February, before Atomo’s Kickstarter had lapped its $10,000 Kickstarter goal a few times over, the only worry you had about “where’s the…
Build-Outs Of Summer: Lucky’s Coffee Roasters In Upland, CA

Build-Outs Of Summer: Lucky’s Coffee Roasters In Upland, CA

The thrill of the builds keeps on all summer long, and we are in the 100+° heat of it now. Today we are checking in on Lucky’s Coffee Roasters, a brand new outfit in Upland, California. The brainchild of Tyler Smith, who has previously spent time in marketing and e-commerce…
With Starbucks Imminent, The Mormon Church Gives Tips On How To Avoid Coffee

With Starbucks Imminent, The Mormon Church Gives Tips On How To Avoid Coffee

Space may be the depths for which the phrase was coined, but for the coffee world, a cafe space at Brigham Young University may be the actual final frontier. The Provo, Utah private college is owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints—also known as the Mormon…
Build-Outs Of Summer: Pilot Coffee Roasters In Toronto, ON

Build-Outs Of Summer: Pilot Coffee Roasters In Toronto, ON

In Toronto, Pilot Coffee Roasters is building themselves quite a coffee empire. We’ve featured Pilot previously in the Build-Outs of Summer, all the way back in August 2017. Two years ago, they were hard at working opening their fifth cafe, an impressive number no doubt. That is, until you fast…
James Hoffmann Wants You To Microwave Your Coffee

James Hoffmann Wants You To Microwave Your Coffee

James Hoffmann is the 2007 World Barista Champion and co-founder of London’s Square Mile Coffee Roasters. He is also the owner of a rather popular coffee-based YouTube channel (he’s closing in on 90,000 subscribers), where he offers tips, tricks, and reviews for those looking to increase their coffee knowledge. Hoffmann…
Cup Of Excellence Enjoyed By All (Except Indonesia)

Cup Of Excellence Enjoyed By All (Except Indonesia)

For 20 years now, the Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) has been putting on Cup of Excellence competitions to cup, score, and ultimately auction off some of the best coffees produced in a given country. Beginning in 1999 with the inaugural competition in Brazil, the Cup of Excellence has expanded…
Build-Outs Of Summer: Seven Stars Bakery In Cranston, RI

Build-Outs Of Summer: Seven Stars Bakery In Cranston, RI

I have to admit: I’m a sucker for a bakery with good coffee or a coffee shop with a good baked goods selection. Any time I go into a place to find one and the other is also available, you better believe I’m doubling up. That’s why for any trip…