How to Use the Cold ‘Bruer’ that Blew Up On Kickstarter (Video)

How to Use the Cold ‘Bruer’ that Blew Up On Kickstarter (Video)

July 7, 2014 7:46 am

When we first reported on the Cold Bruer, an adjustable-rate cold brew system designed by Santa Cruz, Calif., inventors Andy Clark and Gabe Herz, the […]

Get Half Naked, Grab Some Friends and Drink Coffee Wine (It’s a Real Thing)

Get Half Naked, Grab Some Friends and Drink Coffee Wine (It’s a Real Thing)

June 26, 2014 4:30 pm

There are reasons some flavor combinations have never been brought to market. Nonetheless,  Miami-based Friends Fun Wine — the makers of the 6% ABV “Fun Wine […]

A Chat with the Creator of RoastWatch, the New Home Roasting App for iOS

A Chat with the Creator of RoastWatch, the New Home Roasting App for iOS

June 23, 2014 10:28 am

For the past eight years, Darren Jennings’ career has surrounded two distinct interests: craft coffee and software development. While he now works a 9-to-5 focused on the latter, […]

How to Brew the World’s Best Aeoropress: The 2014 World Champion’s Recipe

How to Brew the World’s Best Aeoropress: The 2014 World Champion’s Recipe

June 13, 2014 4:00 pm

Looking to up your Aeropress game? Who better to instruct than the recently crowned 2014 World Aeropress Champion Shuichi Sasaki of Paul Bassett in Japan, who came […]

Product Buzz: Cannabis Coffee is Coming

Product Buzz: Cannabis Coffee is Coming

June 3, 2014 10:14 am

A Washington state man is hoping to capitalize on two of the state’s most beloved retail products: coffee and weed. Adam Stiles of Longview is […]

Seattle Coffee Gear to Open First Portland Store in June

Seattle Coffee Gear to Open First Portland Store in June

May 29, 2014 11:07 am

Seattle Coffee Gear, the home coffee equipment store that started in Lynwood, Wash., and last year opened a bigger location in Bellevue, is expanding yet […]

Square Enters Lending Game with ‘Easy-to-Understand’ Square Capital

Square Enters Lending Game with ‘Easy-to-Understand’ Square Capital

May 28, 2014 4:25 pm

San Francisco-based Square today launched Square Capital, a small business loan program that they say gives retailers like coffee shops access to funds in “a […]

This Week in Crowd Finding: Spice Ink for Latte Art

This Week in Crowd Finding: Spice Ink for Latte Art

May 27, 2014 1:12 pm

Between hand-drawn cup art, sanctioned national and world championships for latte art, and even powder-printed faces from automated print heads, we’ve seen a creative wealth […]

This Week in Kickstarter: The Remarkably Simple Obrew Filter

This Week in Kickstarter: The Remarkably Simple Obrew Filter

May 21, 2014 1:52 pm

A former Colorado coffee roaster is raising funds with hopes to begin production on the Obrew, a meshed-and-silicone-topped cup filter that replicates the qualities of professionally […]

Square Ditches Wallet App in the Increasingly Competitive Mobile Loyalty Segment

Square Ditches Wallet App in the Increasingly Competitive Mobile Loyalty Segment

May 13, 2014 1:07 pm

Payment system Square has ditched its Wallet app and introduced a new pay-ahead app called Order, a move some technology experts say a sign of a technology […]