What Is Craft Coffee?

What Is Craft Coffee?

March 25, 2015 3:39 pm

Terminology integrity issues abound in the coffee world. Consider generic, hollow quality differentiators like “premium” or “gourmet.” Or the fuzziness associated with “direct trade.” Or […]

Sacramento’s The Trade Combines Coffee and Co-Working in Hybrid Model

Sacramento’s The Trade Combines Coffee and Co-Working in Hybrid Model

March 24, 2015 2:44 pm

At some point, we’re going to need a name for the modern coffee shop/office hybrid: the retail spaces designed for business incubation and meetings that […]

An Insider Guide to the Best Craft Coffee in Prague

An Insider Guide to the Best Craft Coffee in Prague

March 9, 2015 11:00 am

Four years ago, connoisseurs of craft coffee in Prague were likely to be envious of their peers in great European coffee cities like London, Berlin or […]

The Origin-Focused Preview of SCAA 2015 in Seattle

The Origin-Focused Preview of SCAA 2015 in Seattle

March 9, 2015 10:26 am

By Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog The 27th SCAA Event opens one month from today, which means it’s time for my annual SCAA preview and […]

Could ‘Steam-Poaching’ Be the Next Big Thing in Eggspresso Perfection?

Could ‘Steam-Poaching’ Be the Next Big Thing in Eggspresso Perfection?

March 5, 2015 12:29 pm

For a short time in 2009, eggs scrambled with steam wands was all the rage. We can trace this back to a modest restaurant review from Jessica Lee […]

‘Men and Coffee’ is Like ‘Hot Dudes Reading,’ Minus the Books

‘Men and Coffee’ is Like ‘Hot Dudes Reading,’ Minus the Books

March 3, 2015 11:52 am

A relatively new Instagram account peppering images of half-naked men and mustachioed baristas drinking and preparing coffee is the latest, greatest thing on the internet, where […]

Brewers Cup: From the Shadows to the Cutting Edge in Manual Brewing

Brewers Cup: From the Shadows to the Cutting Edge in Manual Brewing

February 24, 2015 12:07 pm

by Clark Le Compte Brewers Cup could be considered the younger sibling to the higher-profile, SCAA-sponsored Barista Championship. As younger siblings do, it has in recent […]

Inside Roast Magazine: Roast Profile Development, Kenyan Quality and Flavor Communication

Inside Roast Magazine: Roast Profile Development, Kenyan Quality and Flavor Communication

February 19, 2015 11:25 am

The March/April 2015 issue of Roast Magazine is now shipping. If you’re not yet a Roast subscriber, become one here. Below are previews of three of […]

We Highly Suggest Doing The Hustle with Coffee Savant Matt Perger

We Highly Suggest Doing The Hustle with Coffee Savant Matt Perger

February 12, 2015 11:30 am

Matt Perger has a lot to say about coffee: He’s always getting into it on Twitter; musings on his personal site are essential and entertaining reading; and […]

It’s Totally OK To Pair Coffee and Wine, Says Renowned Wine Authority

It’s Totally OK To Pair Coffee and Wine, Says Renowned Wine Authority

February 3, 2015 12:23 pm

A potent shot of espresso to kick off a wine tasting is an act of heresy among the wine cognoscenti. Not so with renowned wine critic and […]