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Huckleberry Roasters – Denver, CO

Huckleberry Roasters – Denver, CO

Huckleberry Roasters – Denver, CO is a post written by FRSHGRND. If you’re viewing this on a third party’s website, please hit the link above to go directly to the source for a better experience 🙂 FRSHGRND – Coffee Reviews, Travel, Photography – Cafe Reviews & Coffee News for Thirsty Nomads Huckleberry Roasters is one of several local roasters making a name for Denver’s growing coffee scene. Starting out of a garage in 2011, they now have a…Continue Reading

New York Coffee Festival 2016

New York Coffee Festival 2016

New York Coffee Festival 2016 is a post written by FRSHGRND. If you’re viewing this on a third party’s website, please hit the link above to go directly to the source for a better experience 🙂 FRSHGRND – Coffee Reviews, Travel, Photography – Cafe Reviews & Coffee News for Thirsty Nomads Heads up if you’re in New York, the NY Coffee Festival is in town again …Continue Reading

Burr Grinder vs Blade Grinder: Why Does It Matter?

Some people still think that the only way they can improve the taste of their coffee is by buying better coffee or by using a more sophisticated coffee machine. They don’t realize that a very simple method to improve the taste of their daily brew is to change the way they grind it. The post Burr Grinder vs Blade Continue Reading

Old Coffee at the Office: Drink It or Dump It?

Old Coffee at the Office: Drink It or Dump It? guest post by Brittany Goodwin In the corporate world, access to large amounts of coffee is a pretty basic necessity. For many office workers, a coffee break is not only a way to get some energizing caffeine into their systems; it’s also a good excuse […] The post Old Coffee at the Office: Drink It or Dump It? Continue Reading

Order and Chaos Coffee

Order and Chaos Coffee

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map SeriesSubject: Order and Chaos CoffeeLocation: Baltimore, MDWiFi?: yesRating: 6+ [see key]Over the years, I have had many conversations with friends and colleagues on how they sate their desire for a good cup of coffee at the office. Some bring a thermos; others have a hot water kettle and pour over set-up right at their desk. But very few are as lucky at the folks at Baltimore's Planit Agency, where a superb in-house coffee bar keeps their employees, as well …Continue Reading

Rustic Cup

Rustic Cup

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map SeriesSubject: Rustic CupLocation: East Prospect, PAWiFi?: yesRating: 5+ [see key]The more I drive around the country, the more I appreciate small towns. While cities still cradle a chunk of my heart, there's nothing like a tree-lined boulevard, easy parking or finding a great coffee shop on a country road. Read more »Continue Reading

Coffee Cupping: A Basic Introduction

This article is meant to be used as a basic introduction. There are no right or wrong ways of cupping, but this should help the novice who wishes to enjoy the delights of origin coffee. The aim is…Continue Reading

In Boone, Hatchet Combines Their Love Of Coffee And The Outdoors

In Boone, Hatchet Combines Their Love Of Coffee And The Outdoors

Boone, North Carolina, named for pioneer Daniel Boone, is like a smaller version of nearby Asheville, tucked in the Appalachian Mountains. Here, the focus of nearly every business is local and sustainable. Boone’s population is mostly students of Appalachian State University, and also includes some seasonal and year-round residents, all of whom lend the area a distinct funkiness. Every college town needs a coffee roaster …Continue Reading

Life is Coffee Comics #23

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ECWx: Intelligentsia’s Next Big Idea At Origin

ECWx: Intelligentsia’s Next Big Idea At Origin

In July, Intelligentsia teamed up with Root Capital to put on the first-ever ECWx, an offshoot of the coffee company’s Extraordinary Coffee Workshop (ECW). Longtime readers of Sprudge may recognize that acronym; the weeklong “signature innovation” of Intelligentsia’s Direct Trade takes place yearly in producing countries all around the world, …Continue Reading

Flair Espresso Maker

Flair Espresso Maker

We take a detailed look at the newest manual (unpowered) espresso machine on the market: the Flair Espresso Maker. How does it stand up? Does it make real espresso? Find out!Read more…Continue Reading

Kalita Dripper Coffee Brewers, James B.

Kalita Dripper Coffee Brewers, James B.

Bottom Line: My new favorite manual drip brewerRead review…Continue Reading

Coffee And The Perfect Date

Coffee can enhance your everyday experiences, even your dating life. For one thing, it gives you more energy to get through your whole day, and into your date. Plus, it makes a great addition to a first date or a casual date. Coffee is actually really versatile, and can even find its way into your night life. If you need a little more love and a little more coffee in your life, here are some ways to get it. Whether it’s a romantic night out, or something more casual, coffee makes the best third wheel. Going Out For Coffee …Continue Reading

Spice Up Your Holidays With Coffee

So much cooking and baking goes on around the holidays. I just love this time of the year. While I’m feeling all festive, I also like to fill my coffee …Continue Reading

3 Places You Have to Enjoy a Cup of Coffee

Coffee is a universal language of the world. No matter where you are, people drink it. They drink it in different capacities, and some places enjoy it more often than others, but no matter where you are, if you ask for coffee, people are probably going to have it. It might be really bad. It might be the best you’ve ever had in your life. In any case, coffee has a way of bringing people together. It unifies all people of the world no matter their race, creed, culture, or belief system. If you’re a coffee lover …Continue Reading

The Second Dark Times Coffee Conference

The Second Dark Times Coffee Conference

Next Saturday in the capital of Lithuania, a unique inspiration-driven coffee conference called “Dark Times” will take place for its second year in a row. The event, organized by Emanuelis Ryklys, founder of the Lithuanian micro-roaster Crooked Nose & Coffee Stories will take place all day at the Vartai gallery in downtown Vilnius on October 25th. Dark Times is not meant to be a coffee industry or insider-only experience, but one that is approachable by anyone who enjoys coffee and the culture that surrounds it. The list of speakers range from those working directly with coffee, …Continue Reading

My coffee book in Japanese is coming out today!

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How to grind coffee

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DEAL: Buy Xiaomi’s Mi A2 or the Mi A2 Lite for up to 10% off

DEAL: Buy Xiaomi’s Mi A2 or the Mi A2 Lite for up to 10% off

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN” “http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd”> Last year’s Xiaomi Mi A1 was one of the most sought-after Android One phones. It offered pretty decent specs, a sleek design …Continue Reading

Facebook’s mobile touch website on Windows Mobile is borked

Facebook’s app on Windows Mobile is not the most reliable and is rather infrequently updated, leaving many to recommend using the mobile site at m.facebook.com. It appears however that Edge Mobile is no longer supported by the site, as…Continue Reading

Xiaomi Unveils Its First Mechanical Keyboard with Configurable RGB Backlighting

Xiaomi Unveils Its First Mechanical Keyboard with Configurable RGB Backlighting

In the recent years Xiaomi has expanded its product way beyond smartphones, moving into a wide field of consumer electronics and doodads, covering items like air purifiers, electric toothbrushes, electric scooters, and many other products. Continuing this diversification, this week the company introduced its first mechanical …Continue Reading

Hacker convention in Vegas is full of tin-foil hats. Literally.

What if they really are out to get you. ; If you spend enough time walking the Las Vegas casino floors, you’re sure to come across some unique sights. But scores of people sporting all shapes and sizes of literal tin-foil hats? Welcome to DEF CON…Continue Reading

Comment: First impressions after nearly a month with Apple’s 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro

Comment: First impressions after nearly a month with Apple’s 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro

Apple’s 2018 MacBook Pro has been available for almost a month now and despite the fact that the update was announced via a press release, this year’s revision brings some notable changes. While everything looks the same on the surface, the 2018 MacBook Pro packs more power, an improved keyboard, and …Continue Reading