Monthly Archives: August 2013

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Summer School with Heather

Seriously, folks: I’m not a barista, but if I were, I would want Heather Perry kicking my ass into being all I could be. This woman means business: I actually think I would hire her to kick my butt about getting better at anything (watch out, Cole)—she’s a fighter, she’s … Read more →

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Roasting With Solar Power

I had a total blast getting to know and hanging out with the crew from Single Origin Roasters out of Sydney, Australia, when we were in Melbourne for the World Barista Championship in May. They’re a lively, fun-loving, quality-focused group—their coffee is bitchen, too! Emma Cohen of Single Origin emailed me the … Read more →

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All Guat, All Day: Mayaland to Showcase Guatemalan Coffees in Portland—And You’re Invited!

Our dear old coffee friend Dan Griffin contacted us recently about a new project he’s involved with: bringing top Guatemalan coffees to Portland (and later on, New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago—stay tuned!). Dan’s working with Tostaduría Guatemalteca Lab and Mayaland Coffee, which are based in Guatemala and sources some of the country’s finest lots … Read more →

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What’s inside your cup of coffee?

Here at Barista Magazine if there are two things we love, they’re science and Wired magazine! Ok, we love a lot more than two things obviously. I mean we’ve got to have coffee on that list, right? And cafe culture and the worldwide community of baristas, farmers and coffee professionals … Read more →

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