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Daniel Brown: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Daniel Brown: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Daniel Brown, Gilly Brew Bar of Stone Mountain, GA Welcome to The Sprudge Twenty Interviews presented by Pacific Barista Series. For a complete list of 2019 Sprudge Twenty honorees please visit sprudge.com/twenty. Nominated by Justin Brostek and Juanita Brown. Daniel Brown is the founder of Gilly Brew Bar, a successful…
Coffee Design: Ceremony Coffee In Maryland

Coffee Design: Ceremony Coffee In Maryland

Annapolis, Maryland-based roasters Ceremony Coffee just launched brand new packaging for 2019. With it they’ve incorporated their “Taste By Color” palate palette in the design “meant to simplify finding a favorite coffee and convey a sense of familiarity” with their seasonal offerings, explains Roaster and Green Coordinator Jared Voorhees. We…
The New Rules Of Coffee: New Tour Dates Added In Chicago, Las Vegas and MPLS

The New Rules Of Coffee: New Tour Dates Added In Chicago, Las Vegas and MPLS

You asked for more book tour, and more book tour ye shall receive. Through the last quarter of 2018 Sprudge Media Network’s founders, Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen, embarked on an epic book tour across the United States, appearing in book stores and coffee houses, event spaces and chic espresso…
Will Frith: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Will Frith: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Will Frith (Photo by Huynh Nguyen Tan Phat) Welcome to the Sprudge Twenty interviews presented by Pacific Barista Series! Read more about the Sprudge Twenty and see all of our interviews here. Nominated by Elizabeth Chai Will Frith is a career coffee professional working to “change the way the world…
The Hottest Tech Drops At SCA Expo 2019

The Hottest Tech Drops At SCA Expo 2019

For the biggest coffee weekend of the year—the 2019 Speciality Coffee Association Expo in Boston—we sent intrepid journalist and Chocolate Barista founder Michelle Johnson onto the showfloor to put her finger on the pulse of what’s new and exciting in the coffee industry today. Last week she told us what was…
Umeko Motoyoshi: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Umeko Motoyoshi: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Umeko Motoyoshi (Photo by Evan Gilman) Welcome to The Sprudge Twenty Interviews presented by Pacific Barista Series. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be featuring our 2019 featured class of Sprudge Twenty honorees, each one changing the coffee game worldwide. For a complete list of 2019 Sprudge Twenty honorees please…
Coffee Sprudgecast Episode 73: The One With The Founders of Baratza

Coffee Sprudgecast Episode 73: The One With The Founders of Baratza

In episode 73 of the Coffee Sprudgecast, we interview Baratza founders Kyle Anderson and Kyra Kennedy. Baratza is known the world over for their home coffee grinders and they celebrate their 20th anniversary this year. They are currently in Boston at the SCA Expo where they are debuting the Virtuoso+ grinder, an upgraded…
The Inaugural Sprudge Twenty Class Of 2019

The Inaugural Sprudge Twenty Class Of 2019

Hello! Welcome to the official announcement of The Sprudge Twenty, presented by Sprudge and Pacific Barista Series. This is a new program for us here at Sprudge, happening today for the very first time. What you’re reading will become an annual tradition honoring and amplifying leaders in the global coffee…