After a brief hiatus, the The Coffee Sprudgecast is back with a very special new live episode, taped at the Counter Culture Coffee West Coast HQ in Emeryville, California. This show was part of a special two-day event series hosted by La Marzocco Home, and we packed each night full of some of the Bay Area’s best and brightest coffee minds.

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Listen in as we…

interview Yemeni coffee wunderkind Mokhtar Alkhanshali, the proprietor of Port of Mokha, recently featured by the BBC, NPR, and many more.

chat with Equator Coffees‘ Devorah Freudiger, a fan-favorite barista competitor and Bay Area coffee culture leader.

share a delicious pie with US Barista Champion Katie Carguilo, Counter Culture Quality Control Analyst and longtime friend o’ Sprudge.

get the scoop from Richard Sandlin on his many doings at Royal Coffee, Inc. including their exciting new Crown Jewels green coffee program and the forthcoming opening of The Crown, a multi-use coffee hub in Oakland.

All this and much more in this very special episode of the Coffee Sprudgecast. A huge thank you to the hundred or so folks who came out to check out the show and La Marzocco Home’s Linea Mini playtime, and thank you so much to our gracious hosts at Counter Culture. We love you Bay Area!

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