Two Cuppings, One Schmuck [Part Two]: Winning The Batlle

sprudgeaida recently attended two top-notch public cuppings, led by Peter Giuliano and Aida Batlle, respectively. Both events took place at the Counter Culture Coffee Training Center in Manhattan. Our second feature focuses on the cupping we attended lead by Aida Batlle. It’s a few days after the Peter G cupping, and Aida Batlle is in […]

Counter Culture Coffee’s Second Annual Transparency Report

It’s that time again: Counter Culture Coffee have released their Transparency Report, clearly laying out all their specs at origin, including prices paid, the last time the producer was visited and the length of the relationship between CCC and the farmers. Counter Culture Coffee has been using the Direct Trade model for years, and starting last year, they began […]

Counter Intel Me Something Good – National Professional Series Dates Announced!

Were you informed, bemused, and left throbbing with palpable delight by our coverage of last December’s Counter Intelligence Professional Series event in NYC? Well, set your sensors to “tremble” – Five (5) dates for the 2011 Counter Intel Pro Series have just been announced across the USA! They include: ???Atlanta: March 30-31 Washington, DC: April […]