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The First Rule of Brew Fight Club Is…

OK, the prize for the coolest new name for a coffee contest, in my book, has to be Brew Fight Club. Founded and organized by Amnaj Bholsangngam of Chimney Coffee in L.A., and Kian Abedini of Compelling & Rich Roasters, also in L.A., Brew Fight Club, Battle: Chemex takes place TONIGHT at Chimney … Read more →

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Colorado Springs Does TNT Right

BY DON NIEMYER SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE It was a Thursday night along the front range of the Rocky Mountains, and I was making my way to downtown Colorado Springs. I had only been in town a few days, but already figured out that the coffee scene had jumped forward … Read more →

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Highwire Coffee Acquires Berkeley, Calif. Café Darling, Local 123

Oakland, Calif. specialty-coffee roaster Highwire Coffee Roasters has purchased Local 123, a Berkeley, Calif. cafe with a loyal following, a reputation for excellence, and a great staff. Frieda Hoffman, co-founder of Local 123, tells us that she approached Highwire owners Robert Myers, Rich Avella, and Eric Hashimoto early in 2015 about … Read more →

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United States Barista Championship 2015 Finalists!

Here are the United States Barista Championship 2015 Finalists! The semifinal round the USBC has wrapped up and now we have the names of the six baristas who will compete for the national title. It’s been an exciting competition with some amazing baristas demonstrating terrific techniques and brewing up some … Read more →

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Hello HoneyCo!

About this time last year, we were putting the finishing touches on our April+May issue, which was our 9th anniversary issue and would be the one we would distribute thousands of copies of at the big SCAA show in Seattle. It was one of our most fun and popular covers … Read more →

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This is Science! Meet Andy Freivogel

ARTICLE BY SARAH ALLEN PHOTOS BY ALYCE HENSON I met Andy Freivogel a few months ago when he emailed to tell me about his new company, Science. OK, yeah, I’m in love with the name. Simple, provocative, and just awesome, right? But Andy’s story proved even more fascinating—he had chased … Read more →

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U.S. Coffee Championships: Schedule of All Things Awesome

It’s almost here! The 2015 United States Coffee Championships! With the World Barista Championship scheduled to take place during the SCAA show in April—which is when the U.S. Coffee Championships usually take place—the coffee contests will be held as a stand-alone event starting this Thursday in Long Beach, Calif. It’s … Read more →

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