A Guide to the Coffee Taster’s Flavor Wheel

Posted on July 25, 2012 by

“Like any other language, learning to speak coffee requires education and practice” Nice piece from Equal Exchange. [A Well-Rounded Palate - Equal Exchange May | June 2012]

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Respiratory Inflammation Caused by Coffee Dust

Posted on July 19, 2012 by

  This is probably true for everything you inhale, but still a bummer. [Respiratory Inflammation Among Workers Exposed to Airborne D... : Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine]

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Video: How MacGyver Does AeroPress

Posted on July 19, 2012 by

  [via How MacGyver does AeroPress on Vimeo]

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The Coffee Berry Borer Invades Hawaii

Posted on July 16, 2012 by

This is an excellent paper, not to be missed. [Insects | Free Full-Text | The Coffee Berry Borer (Hypothenemus hampei) Invades Hawaii: Preliminary Investigations on Trap Response and Alternate Hosts]

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Coffee in a Bag: Like Capri Sun but not as Sweet

Posted on July 11, 2012 by

Oh yes, it’s real. There’s even a video. Because ”real coffee lovers don’t use machines”. Ha! [Growers' Cup]

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New Patent for a Coffee Dosing Device

Posted on July 8, 2012 by

If you were thinking of creating this device, it’s too late. Marcotegui Goni and Jose Angel beat you to it. [Free Patents Online: Coffee dosing device]

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Bacon Syrup from Torani

Posted on July 7, 2012 by

  Please don’t. [Bacon Syrup | Torani]

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Video: Able Brewing with Will Smith of Tested

Posted on July 4, 2012 by

If you missed the $155,162 Kickstarter, here’s another chance to get acquainted with what Keith is up to. [Learn more about Able Brewing]

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Sivetz Coffee to Close Following the Death of Michael

Posted on June 27, 2012 by

The end of an era for a storied company. [Sivetz Coffee winds down toward final roast]

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Video: Joe Coffee on Nightly Business Report

Posted on June 15, 2012 by

“In my opinion Starbucks is great and certainly back then it was pretty well received by New Yorkers, but I thought that we could do something better and I thought that New Yorkers would get it.” [Via Small Business: Joe Coffee Brewing in NYC | June 14, 2012 - NBR | Nightly Business Report]

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Visualizing Fair Trade Coffee

Posted on June 9, 2012 by

“Together, these graphics represent an effort to capture the level of involvement by large corporate firms in the US and global fair trade coffee markets. Because Fair Trade International and Fair Trade USA do not divulge data on the volumes of fair trade certified products purchased by individual companies—deeming the information a trade secret—basic figures […]

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2nd Annual Coffee Cocktail Mashup Fundraiser

Posted on June 6, 2012 by

I was honored to be a judge at the first Mash Up, and am thrilled to be judging the second. The 2nd Annual Coffee Cocktail Mash Up Fundraiser New York, NY – May 24, 2012. Pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Coffee Cocktail Mash Up, a fundraiser bringing together the city’s top bartenders and baristas for […]

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New Yorkers Drink 6.7x More Coffee Than Other Cities

Posted on May 31, 2012 by

Or not. It’s an infographic so it’s questionable at best. But there are lots of other fun facts to question if you look at the full image. The premise is that New York is the healthiest city in the U.S. (probably true, unless you focus on our anger issues and lack of sleep). That’s a pretty […]

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Kickstarter: KONE Coffee Filter and Brewing System

Posted on May 26, 2012 by

Check out Keith Gehrke’s new project on Kickstarter, which has already more than tripled its goal with a month left to go. Also worth checking out is the brand new Able Brewing website. [via Kickstarter]

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Video: Modern Marvels on the History of Coffee

Posted on May 24, 2012 by

From an episode broadcast on the History Channel, this 45 minute video is full of fun stuff. [via Modern Marvels on YouTube]

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Video: Don Schoenholt on the History of Coffee in NYC

Posted on May 23, 2012 by

If you don’t know who Don Schoenholt is, you don’t know anything about coffee in America. Here he is dropping knowledge on the history of coffee in NYC. [via Dallis Coffee on Youtube]

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