Sprudgie Awards

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Sprudgies are awarded annually by an international committee of Sprudge appointed officers. The rules governing the competition shall specify that a Sprudgie selection committee be appointed each year.

2014 Sprudgie Awards

[Read the full entry for each winner here.]

Best New Cafe

Scandinavian Embassy

Notable Roaster

Small Batch Roasting Company

Best Coffee Writing

Alexis Madrigal, The Atlantic

Notable Producer

Cuatro M/Emilio Lopez Diaz

Best Coffee Video

Dunkin Love

Best New Product

Acaia Coffee Scale

Best Subscription

Ruby Coffee

Best Packaging

Intelligentsia

Outstanding Achievement In The Field Of Excellence

Jim Karr

2013 Sprudgie Awards

[Read the full entry for each winner here.]

Notable Producer

Orang Utan Coffee

Best Video

Hey Girl Guide To Coffeeing

Best Subscription Service

Mistobox

Notable Roaster

Drop Coffee, Stockholm, Sweden

Best New Cafe

Intelligentsia Logan Square, Chicago, USA

Outstanding Achievement In The Field Of Excellence

Kyle Glanville and Charles BabinskiG&B Coffee / Go Get Em Tiger, Los Angeles, USA

Best New Product

Modbar

Best New Packaging

Assembly Coffee, Melbourne, Australia

Best Coffee Writing

Bitch Magazine & Dr. Lisa Knisely for “Steamed Up: The slow-roasted sexism of specialty coffee.”

2012 Sprudgie Awards

[Read the full entry for each award here.]

Notable Roaster

Blue Bottle Coffee Roasters, Bay Area / NYC

Best New Cafe

Pergamino Cafe, Medellin, Colombia

Notable Producer

Gilbert Gatali, KZ Noir Rwanda

Best Subscription Service

Four Barrel Coffee, “Fifth Barrel Coffee Crew

Best New Product

Bonavita Bona Voyage

Best Coffee Writing

Erin Meister and Liz Clayton, for their combined body of work published by Serious Eats: Drinks

Best Video

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee – Season One finale, featuring Michael Richards.

Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Excellence

Gerra Harrigan, for her work with the Mid-Atlantic Northeast Coffee Conference (MANE).

2011 Sprudgie Awards

Notable Roaster

Verve Coffee Roasters (Santa Cruz, California)

Best New Cafe

Milstead & Co. (Seattle, WA)

Notable Producer

Ethiopia Commodities Exchange

Best New Product

Craft Coffee subscription service (Brooklyn, NY)

Best Coffee Writing

Oliver Strand, Ristretto – New York Times Style Magazine, “The Moment”

Best Video

Trevor Fife, “Kenya”, Stumptown Coffee Roasters

Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Excellence

Marcus Boni, SCAA

2010 Sprudgie Awards

Notable Roastery

Tim Wendelboe

Best Cafe

Tina, We Salute You

Notable Producer

Rachel Peterson, Hacienda La Esmeralda

Best New Product

Coava DISK

Best Blog

Coffea Cultura (now defunct)

Best Magazine

Barista Magazine

Best Supplier

EspressoParts.com

Outstanding Achievement In The Field Of Excellence

Aleco Chigounis, Stumptown Coffee

2009 Sprudgie Awards

Best Roastery

Stumptown Coffee Roasters

Best Café

Four Barrel Coffee

Best Producer

Aida Battle

Best New Product

Mypressi Twist

Best Blog

jimseven

Best Video Blog

Tamper Tantrum

Best Magazine

Barista Magazine

Best Supplier

Espresso Parts

Outstanding Achievement In The Field Of Excellence

Stephen Vick