The @wastingcoffee Guide To Not Wasting Coffee, A New Book By Umeko Motoyoshi

The @wastingcoffee Guide To Not Wasting Coffee, A New Book By Umeko Motoyoshi

The @wastingcoffee Guide To Not Wasting Coffee, A New Book By Umeko Motoyoshi

If you have a social media and follow coffee brands, you’ve no doubt by now seen hi-res action photography depicting dramatic arcs of coffee being flung high into the air from a Chemex or once-mighty latte art cascading towards the ground and not its actual home: someone’s mouth. If you…
Kiona Malinka Of Kiona Malinka Tea: The Sprudge Interview

Kiona Malinka Of Kiona Malinka Tea: The Sprudge Interview

Photo courtesy of Kiona Malkina. When the Benelux’s food and beverage industry first got acquainted with Kiona Malinka, she was a coffee professional, both self-taught and SCA-certified. However, it was the establishment of Crusio Thee in 2014 that got everyone hooked—on her teas. Five years later, Crusio Thee and its…
4 New World Coffee Champions Crowned At World Of Coffee Berlin

4 New World Coffee Champions Crowned At World Of Coffee Berlin

The World of Coffee at the Messe Convention Center in Berlin was abuzz over the first weekend of June 2019. That’s when four incredible world coffee champions were crowned for excellence in latte artistry, coffee cocktail mixology, cup tastery, and Ibrik brewability. Here are the four new coffee champions from…
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…
There’s A New Training Program To Prepare Refugees For Jobs In Coffee

There’s A New Training Program To Prepare Refugees For Jobs In Coffee

America is a land of immigrants. It always has been, contrary to what this country’s virulent new strain ultra-nationalists and their “shut the door behind you” thinking would have you believe. What makes the USA’s grand experiment worthwhile is the idea that anyone can come here to make a better…
A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Connecticut

A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Connecticut

As one of the smallest states in America, Connecticut is often a state traveled through, not to. Connecticut’s quaint towns, beaches, and sights along the Appalachian Trail are often overlooked by the bright lights and appeal of neighboring metropolises New York and Boston. But something big is brewing, literally, in…
Coffee Design: Motel Beer & Coffee In Berlin

Coffee Design: Motel Beer & Coffee In Berlin

Motel Beer & Coffee out of Berlin, Germany debuts a new line of canned nitro coffee products this week at the World of Coffee at the Messe Convention Center. The new cans are collabs with Square Mile Coffee Roasters and Coffee Collective and feature coffees from Kenya and Panama. The striking labels were…
Seattle: Bonanza and ONIBUS Link Up To Take Over The La Marzocco Cafe

Seattle: Bonanza and ONIBUS Link Up To Take Over The La Marzocco Cafe

World of Coffee is happening in Berlin right now and with it the World Latte Art Championship, World Coffee in Good Spirits Championship, World Cup Tasters Championship, and the Cezve/Ibrik Championship. I’m not there and I’m a little bummed. Berlin! New tech! Coffee in Good Spirits! It’s the epicenter of…