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My Experience at Coffee Fest Chicago

My Experience at Coffee Fest Chicago

Last month I took 2nd place at the America's Best Cold Brew Competition at Coffee Fest Chicago, held at Navy Pier.  While I am proud of my result, ...

Cold Brew is Changing Cafes...For the Better.

Cold Brew is Changing Cafes...For the Better.

Top: Relentless Roasters, Miami, FL Left: River Coyote, Manhattan, NY Right: Snowing in Space, Charlottesville, VA   Cafe or Bar...or Both Looking...

Fake Coffee News is a thing too.

Fake Coffee News is a thing too.

I often roll my eyes at coffee news reported by mainstream media outlets. Stories get sensationalized, false controversies stirred up a...

Drinking Coffee from a Coupe

Drinking Coffee from a Coupe

I just returned home from a weekend trip to Denver. While there, I stopped by Corvus Coffee's brand new Kyoto-centric coffee bar. It was a cool exp...

Bitcoin and the Future of Coffee

Bitcoin and the Future of Coffee

Whenever I talk about the implications of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, I’m prone to get lost in the wonder.   There are so many potential us...

Nearly all Coffee Trends are Pointing to This.

Nearly all Coffee Trends are Pointing to This.

Last year, I gave my list of the top 10 coffee trends for 2016.  Here are the topics I addresses in order from 10 to 1 Quality Automation Coffee T...

COLD BREW TAKEOVER

COLD BREW TAKEOVER

Iced coffee has always been more popular than cold brew, that is, until now. With major players like Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts hopping on the co...

COFFEE TRENDS FOR 2016

COFFEE TRENDS FOR 2016

Here are my picks for coffee trends of 2016, starting with #10... 10. QUALITY AUTOMATION Automation is no stranger to coffee; most of us use automa...

Coffee, Breaking Bad Style

Coffee, Breaking Bad Style

I am definitely a coffee fanatic, and one of my recent home projects, has been making Kyoto style iced coffee.  This process is a slow extraction...