This New Coffee Blog Is Everything Right Now

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The new coffee blog "use the handle" is everything right now. The blog seems to have but one purpose - to highlight the unsanitary nature of holding a cup by anything but its handle. We reached out to the blog's owner, who agreed to an interview so long as he / she could remain anonymous. UTH, why so anonymous? I compete in throw … [Read more...]

FRSHGRND In Copenhagen: Democratic Coffee Bar

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Aaron Frey's FRSHGRND is one of our very favorite coffee blogs. In their most recent entry, Mr. Frey explores Democratic Coffee, "One of Copenhagen’s best cafes" located in that city's main library. More from FRSHGRND: Head to the right when you enter the library and you’ll find your way into a room with a long wood paneled bar. You could … [Read more...]

Specialty Coffee Marijuana Blog Blazes New Trail In Washington

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In the United States, Colorado and Washington voters passed legislation legalizing marijuana, ending nine decades of pot prohibition. Although it's anyone's guess if these new laws will be fought in court by the federal government, a group of Washington residents have taken to the blogs to express their love of high grade medical cannabis paired … [Read more...]

Hoffmann’s Head: Are We Slaves To The Third Wave?

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Hoffmann pens another post! In a nutshell: James never really liked the term “Third Wave.” Coffee folk'll should have goals as they focus on the provenance and quality of coffee. Many folk'll want to make coffee more valuable. Are their current methods of marketing working? If they aren't, can they change their method? Burning … [Read more...]

Knoxious Gas: Kevin Does LA And HATES It

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The overall feeling here is of a place long on attitude and short on product knowledge (pretentious menu descriptions notwithstanding), though I have no doubt that customers paying more for a simple cup of coffee than a sane person would pay for a full pound feel they’re drinking the very best. Kevin Knox has penned a scathing piece on his … [Read more...]