We Got High And Made This Vice Coffee Headline Generator


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...]

10 Coffees You Can Buy From Alex From Target


Alex From Target is the internet's latest viral Twitter crush. He's a hunky teen Target bag boy, and everyone is lining up to wait at that register. I think I speak for the whole team at Sprudge when I say, if I were at Alex From Target's Target in Texas, I'd want him to bag me, too. While shopping at Target, shoppers are blessed with a bounty … [Read more...]

Drag Queens Bianca Del Rio And Adore Delano Give This Starbucks Commercial LIFE


As reported in NewNowNext, RuPaul's Drag Race queens Bianca Del Rio and Adore Delano star in a brand new OUTtv + Starbucks commercial. The ad was shot in Toronto four months ago, and the drag queens bring levity and life and we can't get enough of it. Starbucks approached Canada's LGBT network OUTtv to create the spot, and according to … [Read more...]

Kathie Lee Gifford Can Not Even With This Travel Mug


The Mighty Mug is a six-figure-funded Kickstarter, claiming to be a travel tumbler that won't fall down. However, a video from 2013 has resurfaced online, proving that the "untippable mug" is totally tippable. It's from a throwaway segment from the Today Show, and while cohost Hoda Gotb gives the product a gentle touch and the time of day, Kathie … [Read more...]

Quiz: American Fall TV Pilot Or Australian Cafe?

Outside of Bunker in Brisbane with Rachel and Ross from the pilot of Friends.

Pop quiz, hot shot. Is "Bunker" an action-filled suspense drama about a rogue group of counter-terrorists or is it an adorable coffee bar in Brisbane? (It's a bar in Brisbane.) Is "Feed Me" a single-camera NBC comedy about a dysfunctional family or a walk-up cafe and toast bar in Melbourne's CBD? (It's a comedy.) We double-dog dare you to … [Read more...]

20 Reasons Why This Week’s Best Coffee Twitter Account Is @ColdBrew420


Meet @ColdBrew420. HOW MANY COLD BREWS DO YOU WANT — Cold Brew (@coldbrew420) August 10, 2014 @ColdBrew420 is wise. Morning 420 is still 420 — Cold Brew (@coldbrew420) August 10, 2014 @ColdBrew420 sometimes forgets who @ColdBrew420 is. wait am i cold brew? — Cold Brew (@coldbrew420) August 10, 2014 But then @ColdBrew420 … [Read more...]

Portland Cafes Limit Service, Shut Down During Citywide E. coli Scare


Trace amounts of E. coli have been found in Portland, Oregon water samples and a boil water alert has been issued for the most of the city, resulting in the emergency closures of several parts of the city's critical cafe infrastructure. We have contacted several establishments to find out what's what and figure out how cafes are addressing people's … [Read more...]

Tom Stafford Snorts Mystery Powder At Irish Barista Championship


Snorting signature drinks? Tom Stafford, the owner of the Twisted Pepper in Dublin, Ireland, competed at the Irish Barista Championship earlier today. A short video from his routine was captured by 3FE owner (and Stafford's former colleague) Colin Harmon, who posted this Instagram a few hours ago: Comments suggest that the mysterious … [Read more...]

Is This The Most Expensive Coffee Ever?


A seller on eBay is auctioning a "VINTAGE STUMPTOWN COFFEE PANAMA ESMERALDA GEISHA IN COLLECTOR JAR" and its starting bid is set at $3,000. Buyers have the option of purchasing the item outright for $6,000. Shipping is free. The coffee in question hails from the 2011 harvest of the famed Panama Esmeralda estate, and was roasted on January 23, … [Read more...]

5 Totally Temporary Coffee Tattoos From Tattly


[dropcap]N[/dropcap]ot ready to take the big step and get a permanent chest piece just yet? Never fear! The brilliant minds at Tattly - a "designy temporary tattoo" house have some cute, quirky, and totally temporary tattoos for the contemporary barista. We've compiled five of our favorites - including a brand new one we've spotted Four Barrel … [Read more...]

Sweet Spot Party Boston: Beantown Gets Bodom’d


Randal H. Bodom is our international party circuit correspondent, with a long, wild history of covering Natvia events. Hi gang, it's me again, your old pal Randy Bodom, and I'm positively wiggling with excitement over this brand new party announcement for USBC Boston. The folks at Natvia go all out, and these parties have a tendency to get a … [Read more...]

Help The People Of Anaconda Find Their Fugitive Fecal Felon


Stunning news out of the small hamlet of Anaconda, Montana. Back in July, someone allegedly urinated in a can of pre-ground coffee and smeared feces all over the coffee maker in the Anaconda / Deer Lodge County Courthouse. At the time, there was no immediate evacuation. The public servants of Anaconda have since been flushed and left in the dumps … [Read more...]

SEA: Himalayan Supper Club At The Arabica Lounge

Onion and balsamic reduction biscuit with prosciutto and crêpe nest. (Via: Facebook)

Seattle's Arabica Lounge is one of the hottest cafes in the trendy Capitol Hill district - with a regular rotation of performance art presentations, outrageous art exhibits, delicious rotating Stumptown Chemex and espresso service, and a truly inspired and unique menu of food, it's definitely a "must visit" when in Seattle. Never one to rest on his … [Read more...]

Pop Up, Stay Put: Wrecking Ball Roasters Has A Permanent Coffeebar


Trish Rothgeb and Nick Cho, the dynamic duo behind Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters, have officially signed documents for their very first real-live stay-put coffeebar in San Francisco. Located inside gallery and event space Firehouse 8 (1648 Pacific Ave), the building owners have big plans for the future. Trish tells Sprudge, "Firehouse 8 is building … [Read more...]

Breaking: We’re The 2013 Official USBC Digital Media Sponsors!


Breaking late this afternoon (but in the works for the last few weeks, and achingly difficult to keep quiet), we're absolutely thrilled to announce that Sprudge.com will be working together with the Specialty Coffee Association of America as your official Digital Media Sponsor for the 2013 United States Regional Barista Competition cycle. Expect a … [Read more...]