Archive for October, 2011

Coca-Cola gets Coffee Ambushed in Atlanta!

Coffee Ambush at Coca-Cola. The video is above. This Coffee Ambush finds us at Coca-Cola here in Atlanta. Coca-Cola has several offices here in Atlanta, and the one I was at handles bottler relations, as well as some of their internet work. I brewed our Guatemala Finca El Valle in one of their breakrooms, as Read more

Ask the brew-ista

Attention all coffee afficianados! We will be offering a “ask the brew-ista”, question and answer session at the downtown Olympia location Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters at 516 Capitol Way South. The Q&A session is every thursday from 3-6pm. If you are looking for guidance on buying new home brewing equipment, your brewing technique, or looking to try Read more

Behind The Bar: Espresso lab, at Dancing Goats Coffee Bar in Atlanta.

So, I’ve had the idea in my head for a while to do a behind the bar lab for customers of our Dancing Goats shop, so they could see what a barista does to make espresso, what espresso is, and what it’s not, and just what a good barista does on a daily basis to Read more

Sunday Cupping Notes

Today’s Sunday cupping featured Mike Strumpf and Jinnie Cho from the Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Co.  There is no denying that the process of decaffeination does involve a degree of stress to the bean, the goal is to make that process as gentle as possible to preserve the unique qualities of each coffee. That is Read more