The Sprudge Guide To Coffee In Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi, the capital of the country of Georgia, is the crossroads of the East and West in all aspects including culture, architecture, food, and coffee. Old Georgian for “warm place,” the city dates back to the Bronze Age when it was built upon sulfur springs that continue to be used in bathhouses today. Tbilisi has … Read more

The Zassenhaus Manual Coffee Grinder

Would You Drink A Beer that Was Opened a Week Ago? Imagine walking into a supermarket on a hot summer day and picking up two six-packs of beer (or cola for you caffeine addicts) to last you the next week (or so). Now, when you get to the checkout counter you have a great idea. … Read more

5 Tips on coffee bean selection

There are many factors to consider when selecting the types of coffee beans you want to brew. Thousands of different coffees are on the market, and no two are exactly alike. So it can be difficult to select just the right one to suit your taste. These tips will help you narrow down the coffee … Read more

The Craft Revolution Helped Develop the Market for Specialty CoffeeDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The craft revolution is everywhere: Craft beers, specialty coffee, handmade soaps and artisanal ice cream. While some may think this is foolish snobbery, others revel in the esthetics of craft experiences. The craft revolution is often seen as a reaction against excessive industrialization or as a way to keep traditions and culture alive in the … Read more

Coffee Relief In Quito, Ecuador

Ecuador is quietly home to some of the most beautiful coffees in the world. And it is also, happily, hosting a thriving coffee bar scene, growing year over year and offering a distinct expression of Ecuadorian coffee culture. A thriving example of this can be found in the work of Nardelia Espinoza, an Ecuadorian business … Read more

Chicken John: Coffee Achiever – I Need Coffee

Chicken John Rinaldi may wind up leaving San Francisco soon. Nearly everybody he knows in town is moving out. To paraphrase Chicken John, the billionaires are kicking the millionaires out, turning the once-eclectic city into an unaffordable, corporate, NIMBY suburb. But Chicken John won’t leave until he’s made his stand. In June, he announced his … Read more

Circle Coffee In Topeka, KS

The Coronavirus pandemic is not over—repeat, it is not over!—but we’re two years and change now from those wild, early days in spring and summer 2020, and that’s long enough to lend a little bit of perspective. For so many people the pandemic was a life-changing, career-changing deus ex machina jolt, whose aftershocks are still … Read more