Radio Coffee & Beer Hoping to Make Waves in ‘New South Austin’

Radio Coffee & Beer Hoping to Make Waves in ‘New South Austin’

April 17, 2014 12:41 pm

An Texas musician with roots in Seattle coffee is hoping to be like the Willie Nelson of the South Austin coffee world. “We want all […]

Big Names, New Gear and Nyeri Updates at Counter Culture’s Revamped ‘Pro Dev’ Series

Big Names, New Gear and Nyeri Updates at Counter Culture’s Revamped ‘Pro Dev’ Series

April 16, 2014 5:22 pm

Counter Culture Coffee is introducing its revamped “Pro Dev” workshop and lecture series at each of its regional training centers, including fancy guests, brand new […]

Historic Seattle Shop Cafe Allegro Launching In-House Roasting Operation

Historic Seattle Shop Cafe Allegro Launching In-House Roasting Operation

March 27, 2014 12:49 pm

Few American cafes carry the kind of historic weight as that of Seattle’s Cafe Allegro. The cafe, which hangs a banner announcing its place as […]

Here Are Your 2014 Big Western Barista and Brewers Cup Champions

Here Are Your 2014 Big Western Barista and Brewers Cup Champions

February 24, 2014 10:18 am

The third and final U.S. regional barista and Brewer’s Cup championships, The Big Western took place this past weekend at Lot 13 in Los Angeles. […]

The Hottest Hot Bars and Most Powerful People in Coffee Right Now

The Hottest Hot Bars and Most Powerful People in Coffee Right Now

January 30, 2014 11:20 am

Two reputable foodie news sources have published annual lists of piping hot bars and super powerful people in the coffee industry: The Eater Coffee Heat […]

Cupping at Starbucks: The Sound of Silence (and Slurps)

Cupping at Starbucks: The Sound of Silence (and Slurps)

January 29, 2014 11:36 am

Likening the Starbucks Seattle HQ cupping lab to a corporate boardroom, Fast Company has shared with the world some fascinating insight into the corporate giant’s […]

The Good Food Awards: How it Works, How to Win, and Coffee ‘Elitism’

The Good Food Awards: How it Works, How to Win, and Coffee ‘Elitism’

January 20, 2014 10:37 am

The 4th Annual Good Food Awards recently came and went, with 14 U.S. roasteries winning for coffees that demonstrate lovely cup quality as well as […]

Here Are Your 2014 Good Food Award Coffee Winners

Here Are Your 2014 Good Food Award Coffee Winners

January 20, 2014 10:35 am

The 4th Annual Good Food Awards Ceremony took place late last week in San Francisco, honoring coffee roasters alongside craft producers in categories such as beer, […]

Tech Beat: Advancements in Mass Spectronomy and Coffee Roast Monitoring

Tech Beat: Advancements in Mass Spectronomy and Coffee Roast Monitoring

January 8, 2014 12:52 pm

A group of German and Swiss researchers have published a study that may help shed some light on how factors like batch size and varietal […]

The New Taster’s Flavor Wheel: A Recalibration of Coffee Dialogue

The New Taster’s Flavor Wheel: A Recalibration of Coffee Dialogue

January 6, 2014 11:20 am

Since its creation 18 years ago, the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s Coffee Taster’s Flavor Wheel has become a ubiquitous tool, hanging in frames in cupping […]