While coffee competitions certainly seek to advance the credibility of specialty coffee, they most certainly also seek to connect its community. And it is exactly this second aspect that I have truly come to appreciate. It was this past summer at Beanstock Coffee Festival in Vancouver where I had the pleasure of meeting Conor Conway. … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Epoch Chemistry
It was just over a year ago now when I began to see some posts from other friends in specialty coffee sharing about a roaster I had never heard of before. This is why I continue to love the specialty coffee community, because in as much as I feel like I have a keen awareness … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Theodore’s Coffee
Believe it or not, I used to live in Saskatchewan. About an hour away from Regina–the home of Amends Coffee Co. Sadly, back in those days (we’re talking early 2000’s) there was NO specialty coffee culture, at least not that I knew of. Thankfully, as the old adage goes, the only constant is change. And … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Amends Coffee Co.
I’m not shy in my love for the city of Phoenix, AZ. It truly feels like a second home for me. And there are few other cities that continue to impress me with the level of growth for specialty coffee roasters than that of here in the Valley of the Sun! And it only seemed … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Moxie Coffee Co.
When you think of the Fraser Valley, and and the city of Chilliwack, there are a number of things that one might think of that begin with the letter “C”… – COWS– CORN– COUNTRY MUSIC …but what about COFFEE? In a city far removed from the world renowned coffee-culture of Vancouver (honestly it feels like … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Smoking Gun
There is no question that the specialty coffee scene in Victoria, BC, Canada is thriving. How do I know this, well this is the second month in a row where we are featuring a coffee roaster from that city as our Coffee Roaster of the Month. There has never been something like this in the … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Caffe Fantastico
I remember as a young kid seeing the skate culture starting to really blow up around me in the suburbs of Vancouver, BC. I still remember the day I got my first skateboard and rode it up and down the dead-end street that I grew up on. I’ll be honest, I wasn’t that great. But … More Ollie, Fakie, Pour-Over! An Interview with Justin LaRose.
Oh Canada! There was no way that on July 1st (Canada’s Birthday) that I would feature a coffee roaster from anywhere other than my home and native land…and also, from the province I grew up in and called home for the first 30 years of my life. So to celebrate today, I am thrilled to … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Fernwood Coffee
Commonly Coffee turns 4️⃣ The picture of the “four” was taken months ago while visiting Four Till Four Cafe in Phoenix in anticipation for this specific occasion. I cannot believe that it’s been four years of creating content, sharing stories, and connecting with others around this special drink that truly unites us all. ☕️ I … More Commonly Coffee Turns Four!
It was a number of weeks ago where I asked my followers over on Instagram what International coffee roasters that I should begin to put on my radar in 2022. There were a number of great recommendations (which only affirms my belief that the specialty coffee community is not just growing but thriving.) Another aspect … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Sumo Coffee