Founders Zachary Carlsen and Jordan Michelman discuss the beginning of Sprudge, in the second and final part of our seven year anniversary "look back" special.
For our seven year Sprudgeversary, we take a look back to 1998 when founders Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen first met.
We're back in Portland and discuss our summer of build-outs.
Live at Four Barrel Coffee in San Francisco, we interview Sarah Wiener, Good Food Awards; Jenn Chen, Coffee Marketer; Noah Sanders, Sprudge Staff writer; and host a special "What's The Ish Trish?" segment with Trish Rothgeb, Coffee Quality Institute / Wrecking Ball Coffee.
We're live at Scandinavian Embassy in Amsterdam! Featuring Cerianne Bury, Karina Hof, Stijn Braas, and Rikard Andersson.
We do it live in Berlin, Germany.
Over a little bistro table on the back wall of Fontaine we transformed this cafe into a salon, interviewing some of the most influencers in Paris coffee today. They included Antoine Netien, co-owner and master roaster at Coutume Café, the enormously influential Parisian coffee roasting brand now with locations in Tokyo and Osaka; Mihaela Iordache, a Romanian classical guitar prodigy who gave it all up to follow her ardent love of coffee, and is now the head roaster at Belleville; Nicolas Piégay, whose KB Coffeeshop in Pigalle was among the first to serve good coffee in the French capital; and David Nigel Flynn, an American expat in the grand Parisian tradition whose influence has helped transform coffee in France, and who today co-owns Belleville Brûlerie and La Fontaine de Belleville.
We're live at the Liquor Rooms in Dublin, Ireland with Urnex World Barista Championship Ambassadors. We bring on guests from all over the world in this very special episode.
In this episode Zachary Carlsen interviews Sprudge staff writer Anna Brones.
On June 5, 2016 we taped Sprudge After Dark at the Classic Stage Company in New York City. A showcase of stand-up comedy from Jenna Gotthelf, live drag performances by Mini Horrorwitz and Kimberly Clark, a dance performance by Janet Konz, and live interviews with Liz Clayton, Sam Penix, Sam Lewontin, Oliver Strand, and Matt Buchanan.
Please enjoy this condensed version of the show featuring interviews with guests and performances by Kimberly Clark.
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Special thanks to Everyman Espresso, Eric J. Grimm, Allison, and Andrew.
We're back in Portland but our bags our packed for New York City where we'll be hosting a live Off-Broadway taping of the Coffee Sprudgecast! Join us on Sunday, June 5th at the Classic Stage Company!
In this episode we discuss coffee cheeses, Colombia AeroPress Championships, our new Los Angeles staff writer Tatiana Ernst and much, much more!
In this very special episode, Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen record from Palm Springs, California.
Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen return for another fun-loving episode of the Coffee Sprudgecast. Zachary's Yellow Bourbon is dead, and is very sad about it, but that doesn't stop them from reviewing last week's incredible Sprudge stories from around the world.
Zachary Carlsen and Jordan Michelman return to Portland, Oregon after two weeks of traveling between the 2016 London Coffee Festival and UKBC and the 2016 SCAA Expo and USBC.
We do it live in Atlanta, Georgia at the M Rich Center for Creative Arts during the SCAA Expo week at a party thrown in partnership with KitchenAid.
Featuring live interviews with Laila Willbur (2014 USBC Champion), Stephen Morrissey (2008 WBC Champion), Tyler Wells (Nice Coffee) and Felipe Croce (Fazenda Ambiental Fortaleza).
We're at the London Coffee Festival and speak to James Hoffmann of Square Mile Coffee about coffee chaff butter, rye bread made with coffee, cascara chocolate, espresso soft serve, cascara soda, among other things. We also chat with Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood of Colonna and Smalls who have unveiled their newest product: very high-end pods for Nespresso machines.
Zachary Carlsen and Jordan Michelman discuss the Barista Action Figure, now almost 15 years old, Blue Bottle Cold Brew in a can, cafes around the world, and much, much more in this very special episode of the Coffee Sprudgecast.
Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen answer some coffee queries from old acquaintances, take a look back at some of the features published on the Sprudge Media Network over the last week, talk about e-newsletters, and generally have a nice coffee time.
In this very special episode, we chat with Ro Tam, owner of Either/Or, Tanglewood Chai, and TAM in Portland, Oregon.
Zachary Carlsen and Jordan Michelman return for another very special episode of the Coffee Sprudgecast. In this episode, the hosts drink Draft Lattes from La Colombe and discuss stories from Sprudge.
Things get political at the Sprudge HQ in Portland, Oregon. Jordan Michelman returns to host alongside Zachary Carlsen for a very special Super Tuesday edition of the Coffee Sprudgecast.
In this very special episode we go to the TED Conference in Vancouver, BC to check out the #TEDCoffee service. We talk to Peter Giuliano, Amy Ball, Amanda Whitt, Scott Callender about the experience.
Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen find themselves in Portland, Oregon, wishing they were in Vancouver, BC, Amsterdam, Mexico City, and/or competitive cyclists.
Big thank you to this week's muse: Kimberly Clark. Follow @kimberlyclarkofficial on Instagram.
Bethany Hargrove is a Portland, Oregon based barista who has participated in barista competitions in the last three seasons, placing fifth in the most recent US Barista Competition Qualifiers round in Kansas City. Bethany Hargrove joins us for an hour of conversation and fun at the Coffee Sprudgecast.
Originally published February 10, 2016.
In this very first episode of the Coffee Sprudgecast Sprudge co-founders and editors Jordan Michelman and Zachary take a look at the world of specialty coffee.
Originally published February 2, 2016.