Two Highly Cute, Super Rare Specialty Coffee Box Sets

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While we may poke fun at concierge-level bundle curation from time to time, make no mistake: We at Sprudge are sluts for cute packaging. It's what makes vinyl better than CDs, or a real live book incalculably better than a Kindle. And it's one important part of what we love about the speciality coffee industry, where creativity and the market both … [Read more...]

Modbar Watch: First Photographs of Modbar Espresso Systems In The Wild

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It's Facebook official. Modbar modular espresso products are now finally showing up in the wild. We've heard of several getting name dropped in submissions to our 2013 Build Outs of Summer series (including one at Glassbox Coffee in Ann Arbor), but the location for the world's very-first Modbar install is an unlikely one: Shaker Dam Coffeehouse and … [Read more...]

Holiday Wish List: Shay Aaron’s Quirky Coffee Jewelry

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Shay Aaron, an Israeli artist based out of Tel Aviv, sells glorious miniature food jewelry. Aaron's work has been featured in blogs like the Huffington Post, and recently Katie Carguilo, the United States Barista Champion, was spotted sporting the coffee bean studs ($15.50). We think it's an absolute holiday must for the coffee lover in your life. … [Read more...]