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Kat Adams: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Kat Adams: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

We interview 2020 Sprudge Twenty inductee Kat Adams of Cold Brew City Fest....
Weber Workshops Wraps Up Summer with Spring Clean Backflush Device

Weber Workshops Wraps Up Summer with Spring Clean Backflush Device

Though summer is waning throughout the northern hemisphere, high-end coffee equipment maker Weber Workshops has launched the Spring Clean, a new espresso machine cleaning device designed to improve the backflush.......
Broken Gooseneck Wants To Mod Out Your Brew Gear

Broken Gooseneck Wants To Mod Out Your Brew Gear

From grinders to brewers to kettles, Broken Gooseneck has a mod for that....
What Is A Café Con Leche?

What Is A Café Con Leche?

Although the words “café con leche” literally translate into English as “coffee with milk”, making the drink isn’t quite that simple. There are dozens of different beverages made with espresso and milk. By combining the two, you can make everything from a macchiato to a latte. While the café con leche...
Glitter Cat Launches An Online DiGiTiTiON

Glitter Cat Launches An Online DiGiTiTiON

Applications are open through September 18th....
Seed To Cup Podcast: Abigail Forsyth of KeepCup

Seed To Cup Podcast: Abigail Forsyth of KeepCup

Sprudge cofounder Jordan Michelman interviews KeepCup's Abigail Forsyth...
Inside Roast Magazine’s September/October 2020 Issue (Now Shipping)

Inside Roast Magazine’s September/October 2020 Issue (Now Shipping)

The September/October 2020 issue of Roast is out now, with in-depth articles on the history of cultivation on Réunion Island, the process of approving and preparing to enact a roasting plant continuity......
The Fate of a Classic: Washed Central America Coffees

The Fate of a Classic: Washed Central America Coffees

Road leading to coffee farms in the highlands of western Honduras near Santa Barbara National Park. For decades, the classic washed or wet-processed coffees of Central America and Mexico have constituted one of the world’s great go-to coffee types. Usually clean-tasting, usually sweetly-tart, with a shifting array of fruit notes –...
New Roasting Company Hawthorne Hill Now Jazzing Up Dayton

New Roasting Company Hawthorne Hill Now Jazzing Up Dayton

Style icon and star of stage and screen Jeff Goldblum is also an accomplished jazz pianist — a fact that is not as widely known as his roles in the......
Canadian Office Coffee Supplier Suggests Employers Buy Home Coffee

Canadian Office Coffee Supplier Suggests Employers Buy Home Coffee

As offices everywhere have slowed dramatically or shut down entirely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, office coffee suppliers everywhere have felt the pinch. Canadian coffee company Van Houtte Coffee Services......
The Virtual Global Coffee Festival Is Coming To Your Home In October

The Virtual Global Coffee Festival Is Coming To Your Home In October

12 cities in 12 hours....
The Increasing Quality Of Chinese-Grown Coffee

The Increasing Quality Of Chinese-Grown Coffee

Chinese coffee cultivation covered more than 1.2 billion square meters in 2016. In the same year, China grew more than 140,000 tons of coffee – roughly 1.5% of all coffee produced in the world. Until recently, the majority of Chinese-grown coffee was renowned as being cheaper and generally of lower...
Kickstarter: The Morning Machine Brings Versatility To Capsule Machines

Kickstarter: The Morning Machine Brings Versatility To Capsule Machines

The Morning Machine gives users more control over their Nespresso capsule brews....
The Price of Zoonotic Transfer: Rethinking Kopi Luwak in the Age of COVID-19

The Price of Zoonotic Transfer: Rethinking Kopi Luwak in the Age of COVID-19

Among the most heinous seed-to-cup narratives ever perpetuated by the coffee industry is the story of kopi luwak. It was one that was famously repeated in the 2007 old man......
Reflections On The Coffee Industry’s Summer Like No Other 

Reflections On The Coffee Industry’s Summer Like No Other 

A global pandemic, the fight against systemic racism, and multiple public accusations of toxic workplace environments have made 2020 a summer like no other....
Coffee Design: Marcell Coffee Projects And Roasting Club In Kansas City

Coffee Design: Marcell Coffee Projects And Roasting Club In Kansas City

Coffee and postcards from Marcell Coffee Projects and Roasting Club in Kansas City....
Winston-Salem is Getting To Know Known Coffee

Winston-Salem is Getting To Know Known Coffee

Specialty coffee in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is rapidly ceasing to be a “known unknown,” as a defense secretary might put it. Assisting in that change is the first retail location......
What’s The Difference Between Americano And Filter Coffee?

What’s The Difference Between Americano And Filter Coffee?

To people who don’t know too much about coffee, a cup of filter coffee may look the same as a coffee shop americano. However, the two really couldn’t be any more different.  The fundamental difference is simple: while americano is made by adding water to espresso, filter coffee is made with...
Sprudge + Seattle Coffee Gear Announce New Partnership

Sprudge + Seattle Coffee Gear Announce New Partnership

We've partnered with Seattle Coffee Gear for a new affiliate links program....
Boyer’s Coffee Launches Mobile Bar Outside Destroyed Denver Roastery

Boyer’s Coffee Launches Mobile Bar Outside Destroyed Denver Roastery

Following a horrible sequence of events this past Spring, Boyer’s Coffee has risen from the ashes of its own Denver roastery to launch a coffee bar and store out of......
2021 SCA Expo Postponed Until September

2021 SCA Expo Postponed Until September

Originally scheduled for April, the event has been moved to late September/early October....
2021 Specialty Coffee Expo in New Orleans Postponed to Fall

2021 Specialty Coffee Expo in New Orleans Postponed to Fall

The Specialty Coffee Association has just announced that the 2021 Specialty Coffee Expo has been postponed to Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2021, in New Orleans. The event, which constitutes the coffee industry’s......
With New Twin Cities Digs, Folly Coffee Offers Tours, Tastings and Hot Sauce

With New Twin Cities Digs, Folly Coffee Offers Tours, Tastings and Hot Sauce

In April, Minnesota’s Folly Coffee Roasters moved its entire operation from the small town of Silver Lake into the huge industrial facility owned by its distribution partner, Berry Coffee, in......
Merlot Wine Is Delicious And Miles From “Sideways” Is Wrong

Merlot Wine Is Delicious And Miles From “Sideways” Is Wrong

Merlot is the most good-natured of grapes....
Singapore Coffee Association to Host Inaugural Online Microlot Auction

Singapore Coffee Association to Host Inaugural Online Microlot Auction

The Singapore Coffee Association is planning to launch the first ever Singapore Microlot Specialty Coffee Auction, making dozens of individual coffee lots available to international buyers online on Thursday, Oct......