Jeremy

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The Sprudge Guide To Coffee In Shinjuku, Tokyo

Shinjuku is the beating pulse of commerical Tokyo, home to the city’s largest skyscrapers, wildest red light district, massive and daunting …

A Coffee Drinkers Guide To Bali

I suppose Aussies are partly to thank/blame for opening the gates of hell of tourism here in Bali. Surfers have been coming here and enjoying the …

Coffee

Direct Trade is Dead, Long Live its Founding Principles

We have devoted a fair amount of real estate within this site’s pages to the popular specialty coffee industry term “direct trade.” More …

Real Estate

Roaster Basics: How to Roast Hard & Soft Beans

Learning to roast isn’t easy. I know, I’ve done it. For a start, choosing a profile based on the coffee’s origin, altitude, moisture content, …

Coffee

5 Tips for Starting a Career in Coffee

When writing one of my first articles for Perfect Daily Grind, an interviewee asked me about my role in the coffee industry. It took me aback – <i>I was</i> …

Coffee

Forget Paris: L’Alchimiste Roastery & Cafe In Bordeaux, France

As the capital, as well as a global gastronomic hub, it comes as no surprise that the focus of media attention on France’s growing specialty coffee …

Coffee

An Open Letter To Howard Schultz

Dear Mr. Schultz,Thanks for taking the time to read this. We’re reaching out today because this is an extraordinary moment we share—a moment you’ve …

Tips for Protecting Coffee During Drying & Storage

We don’t want coffee that has absorbed musty smells. Nor do we want that baggy flavour that comes when they absorb moisture <i>after</i> the processing – …

Coffee

Why Specialty Naturals Need Strict Quality Control

Natural coffees are full of sweetness, eco-friendly, and on trend. But they can also be one of the most vulnerable to contamination and fermentation …

Coffee

Coffee Science: What’s Acidity?

“Mm, cranberries, with a distinctly orangey acidity… mm… and red wine,” said the barista to my right, furiously jotting this down on his little …

Coffee

Mounting Obstacles and Innovation: The 2016 Coffee Origin Year in Review

For our 2016 year in review series, we’ve already highlighted the rampant proliferation of new, quality-forward roasteries and exquisite coffee bars …

2016 a Year of Information-Sharing and Buyer Segmentation in Specialty Green Trading

In 2015, technology was the name of the green coffee trading and import game, with several existing traders and new startups attempting to realize …

Trading

Technology Made Baristas’ Working Lives Considerably Easier in 2016

Advancements in grinding and in espresso craft are important and often steal the show when bombshells drop, despite the fact that a cafe’s sales in …

Coffee

Consumer Coffee Gear Reached New Technical Heights in 2016

Once upon a time, coffee was hot dark stuff in a cup — end of story. Yet once you pry open that Pandora’s Box even a sliver, a world of important …

Cold New World: A Guide to Cold Coffee Differences and Definitions

Photo by Abi Porter/flickr<p>As we noted in our 2016 Year in Review piece regarding coffee served cold, it’s clearly an intensely fast-growing …

Coffee

"Always An Exception": Inside The Rising Tide Of Indonesian Coffee

At Lisa and Leo’s Organic in Silimakuta, Sumatra.<p>My love affair with Indonesian coffee began early, while I was new to the coffee industry, and still …

Chiang Mai: A Coffee Lover's Guide

As a tourist destination, Chiang Mai is famous for temples, elephants, and traditional Thai culture. However, that’s all changing. Chiang Mai’s …

Coffee

Former Four Barrellers Strike Young Blood in Fargo, N.D.

Young Blood Coffee in Fargo, N.D. All images by Nick Friesen, courtesy of Young Blood.<p>The official motto of the city of Fargo, N.D. is “Gateway to …

Coffee

Coffee Skills: What Makes a Great Barista?

As baristas, we should aim to stand out. I’m not talking about being the centre of attention, but something else – something about the way you make …

Coffee

Build-Outs By The Numbers: A Summer Of New Cafes

The autumnal equinox took place last Thursday, ushering out the last day of summer and with it the 2016 Build-Outs of Summer feature series on …

Immersion Cold Brew Recipes: 4 Things You Need to Consider

Cold brew = ground coffee + cold water + a lot of time. Right? Wrong! There’s a lot more to this drink than just that. When done right, cold brew can …

Build-Outs Of Summer: Vessel Coffee Roasters of Spokane, Washington

We’re into the thick of Build-Outs season now, folks, as construction begins on new cafe projects all around the world, taking advantage of those …

6 Of The World's Best Coffee Brewing Recipes In 2016

The 2016 World Brewers Cup Championship took place last weekend in in Dublin, Ireland, and Sprudge Media Network was there to cover the event in its …

Miracles Aren't Cheap: Coffee From Yemen Now At Blue Bottle

Coffee is much more than just some brown beverage. What we drink in a normal day represents the last step in a long journey that spans great …

How to Spot a Leader: Growing Baristas into Managers

Growing baristas into managers is much like growing coffee. You could just pick a lot of cherries and process them with whatever equipment you have …

In Sydney, Echoes Of Noma At Edition Coffee Roasters

I travelled to Sydney from my Melbourne coffee-haven home for MAD SYD, a food symposium that’s been called “the G20 of food.” The theme of MAD SYD …

Gadget Review: Five of the Best Coffee Pour-Over Kettles

If there's one coffee ritual that everyone should learn, it's pour-over brewing. For those unfamiliar with this technique, pour-over drip coffee is prevalent in third wave coffee houses, though the practice is much older than one might think. The primary device used to make pour-over coffee is the …

15 Pour Over Coffee Stands That All You Coffee Snobs Need To Be Aware Of

Since pour over coffee is a popular choice for coffee drinkers these days, we thought we should put together a list of interesting and/or just …

Producer, Importer, Roaster & Barista: A Coffee Evening In Emeryville

It’s a tendency—as a writer or a human being—to view coffee almost entirely on the micro-level. We see coffee shops and baristas and sometimes, …

How to Make Delicious Cold Brew in 4 Steps – Revealed by the Experts

What happens when you try a new coffee product and go absolutely nuts for it? You devote yourself to working out the best way to brew it.<p>Not too long …