Coffee Books For Christmas: The Distinguished Holiday Gift Guide

reading rainbrew

It’s the holiday season, friends, and that means one thing around these parts—gift guides aplenty, each more indispensable, authoritative, and essential than the last. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be moved to e-commerce. This is the Sprudge 2014 Holiday Coffee Book Guide. Coffee Life In Japan—$36 A Masterful Examination Of One The World's … [Read more...]

Intelligentsia & Horween Leather Complement The Chemex

chemex-back

How do you improve on a classic design like the Chemex? You don't; you complement it. That's exactly what Intelligentsia Coffee and Horween Leather have tried to do with this exclusive new hand-crafted leather Chemex collar. Produced entirely in Chicago, Illinois by Horween, a leather company founded in 1905, the collars are available in natural … [Read more...]

Latte Art, Modbars And More At La Marzocco UK’s Out Of The Box Event

LaMarzocco-OOTB-2014-UK-37

La Marzocco held their first-ever Out Of the Box event in the United Kingdom this past weekend at BL-NK in London. The shindig gathered together a host of coffee fans for an event offering the opportunity to try endless different roasters' coffee, to check out all of the latest and greatest products from our partners at La Marzocco, Marco, and … [Read more...]

Great Big Micro Lot Farm-Forward Specialty Coffee Box Sets – The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

gift-guides

  It’s the holiday season, friends, and that means one thing around these parts—gift guides aplenty, each more indispensable and authoritative than the last. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be moved to e-commerce. This is the Sprudge 2014 Holiday Coffee Box Set Gift Guide. Olympia Coffee Roasting Company–Guatemala Finca El Socorro Variety … [Read more...]

BREAKING: Coffee Kids To Suspend Programming In 2015

coffee_kids

Breaking tonight in a coordinated press release and social media announcement at 10pm PST, Coffee Kids--a coffee-specifc non-profit NGO supporting a wide variety of projects at origin--have announced their impending suspension of programming after 26 years in operation. The announcement message (titled "Saying goodbye after 26 years" on Facebook) … [Read more...]

This Madcap Coffee x Ebbets Field Flannel Collab Is A Grand Slam

ebbets-2

Breaking via the Hot Holiday Collabo Info Wire, our friends & partners at Madcap Coffee Roasters in Grand Rapids & Washington DC have teamed up with Ebbets Field Flannels, purveyors of fine sports throwback jerseys, hats, jackets and ephemera from 20th century sport. Based in Seattle, Washington, Ebbets' focus is on sports teams from a … [Read more...]

We Need To Talk About This Glowing Slayer Espresso Machine

luminous-slayer-rear-crop

Sometimes an espresso machine needs to have smoked glass panels and copper plated tanks and interior LED sparkles, okay? Just look at this stunning custom espresso machine from our partners at Slayer, hand built in Seattle, Washington for an upcoming project in Las Vegas called Luminous. This jaw-dropper caught our eye whilst browsing the Slayer … [Read more...]

Fabulous Coffee Lifestyle Accoutrements—The Essential Sprudge Gift Guide

lifestyle-main

It’s the holiday season, friends, and that means one thing around these parts—gift guides aplenty, each more indispensable and authoritative than the last. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be moved to e-commerce. This is the Sprudge 2014 Holiday Lifestyle Gift Guide. Monarch Methods Copper Kettle—$159 CAD Up your kettle game with this stunning … [Read more...]

The Great St. Ali Christmas Pudding Super Contest

St_Ali_Xmas_Pudding2

As we begin rolling out our many holiday gift guides—each more authoritative and indispensable than the last—it means we spend time exploring through the various and sundry retail portfolios of the world's leading coffee companies, looking for holiday blends, choice gear bundles, and anything unusual that might catch our eye. All was well, and not … [Read more...]

Holiday Coffee Gear Bundles — The Indispensable Sprudge Gift Guide

new-top

It’s the holiday season, friends, and that means one thing around these parts—gift guides aplenty, each more indispensable and authoritative than the last. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be moved to e-commerce. This is the Sprudge 2014 Holiday Gear Bundle Guide. Madcap x Mercy Leather Brew Kit—$250—Bespoke brewing luxury from Michigan … [Read more...]

Holiday Coffee Blends — The Authoritative Sprudge Gift Guide

holiday-blend

It's the holiday season, friends, and that means one thing around these parts--gift guides aplenty, each more indispensable and authoritative than the last. Up first, here's our uninhibited guide to 25 of the very best holiday coffee blends around the world. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll be moved to e-commerce. This is the Sprudge 2014 Holiday … [Read more...]

The Sprudge Merch Store Is Now Open

MERCH

It's here! Following up our extremely popular 2013 online holiday merch pop-up, Sprudge.com is proud to announce the launch of our first permanent web store! We're featuring classic Sprudge coffee cat designs by Thomas Putman & Joanna Han, a bone shatteringly hardcore new t-shirt by Sabin, eye catching bumper stickers, World Barista Champion … [Read more...]

No Judgments: The Red Velvet Cupcake Crumble Ganache & Frosting Mocha

RED VELVET CUPCAKE CRUMBLES.

Sprinkles Cupcakes offers a mocha that's crafted with a house-made chocolate ganache, Equator Coffees' Jaguar Espresso, organic Strauss Family Creamery milk, and topped with cream cheese frosting whipped cream and finished with red velvet cupcake crumbles. Red. Velvet. Cupcake. Crumbles. In a quote sourced via Facebook, Equator … [Read more...]

It’s Official: Taylor Swift Drinks Skinny Caramel Lattes From Starbucks

taylor-swift-omg

In the December issue of Lucky Magazine, Taylor Swift finally breaks her silence on belly button rumors but who cares about that? The real frothy gossip is what Taylor Swift is drinking! It's something we've been wondering for years. Find out what it is after the jump! Taylor Swift's drink of choice is the Skinny Caramel Latte from … [Read more...]

We Got High And Made This Vice Coffee Headline Generator

munchies

Munchies is a new food-forward vertical from Vice Media. In the few months it's been around, they've covered a number of coffee related stories. After many hours, calculations, and theories, the staff at Sprudge believes we have cracked the Vice Munchies formula. It's really very simple: Drugs + Celebrities + Coffee + Exotic Locale = Munchies … [Read more...]

Beans To Watch Out For: Verve Coffee’s Panama Green-Tip Gesha

verve-can-04

Our friends & partners at Verve Coffee Roasters are back again with a late 2014 stunner: this year's release of Verve's popular Panama Elida Estate Green-Tip Gesha is now available for sale in highly limited quantities via Verve's web store, alongside a couple other limited supply gesha variety coffees from Panama and Costa Rica. Panama … [Read more...]