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Sprudge Co-Founders Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen explore the exciting world of specialty coffee in this weekly podcast.

Sprudge Co-Founders Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen explore the exciting world of specialty coffee in this weekly podcast.

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United States

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Sprudge Co-Founders Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen explore the exciting world of specialty coffee in this weekly podcast.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 091: The One Where We Love That For You

11/20/2020
Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen return for another installment of the Coffee Sprudgecast—a coffee podcast on the Sprudge Podcast Network. In this episode, Michelman and Carlsen discuss regional shortages of Chemex filters, coffee enthusiasts rekindling their love of the Moka Pot (and one of the ugliest stovetop coffee makers we've ever seen/desperately want), and the launch of the 12th Annual Sprudgie Awards Presented by Pacific Barista Series. This episode is sponsored by Pacific...

Duration:00:25:30

Episode 090: The One With A Radio Play

8/11/2020
Welcome to a very special episode of the Coffee Sprudgecast. For this show we’re trying something a little different, so get a little snack or beverage ready—maybe a nice cup of coffee—and settle in. Here at Sprudge, we are lifelong fans of the radio play — a lost art that enjoyed its golden era in the 1920s and 1930s, before the popular adoption of television. In some ways, today’s podcast boom is reminiscent of these radio days, where shows like The Shadow, Dragnet, and Dimension X...

Duration:00:16:53

Episode 089: The One With New Coffee Podcasts

5/18/2020
There's a new website in town: Sprudge Maps. Check out Sprudge Maps to discover cafes in your neighborhood and find out their latest operating hours and safety protocols. If you're a cafe owner, you can list your shop for free right now at http://sprudgemaps.com. In this episode, Zachary Carlsen and Jordan Michelman share sneak peeks of three new podcasts joining the Sprudge Podcast Network: No Free Refills, A Better Table, and Seed To Cup. Find out more at...

Duration:00:25:48

Episode 088: The One With Ever Meister

4/17/2020
In this episode, Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen discuss coffee's response to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Michelman and Carlsen introduce the Sprudge Podcast Network with brand new shows A Better Table, Seed To Cup, and No Free Refills. Carlsen interviews Ever Meister of Cafe Imports. This episode supports http://fuelfrontlines.com.

Duration:00:27:49

Episode 087: The One With T. Benjamin Fischer

2/15/2020
In this episode, Elizabeth Chai (@chaiamericano) interviews T. Ben Fischer of Glitter Cat Bootcamps. This episode is sponsored by Liqui Group and Odeko. Visit SprudgeLive.com for all of our competition coverage presented by Cafe Imports, Acaia, IKAWA, Pacific Barista Series, Bellwether, and Baratza.

Duration:00:25:52

Episode 086: The One With Sam Spillman

1/24/2020
In this very special episode, correspondent Elizabeth Chai interviews top-ranking US Coffee Championships Nashville Qualifier Barista Competitor Sam Spillman of Dillanos Coffee Roasters. Sprudge Media Network’s coverage of the 2020 US Coffee Championships Nashville Qualifying Event is presented by Cafe Imports, Acaia, IKAWA, Pacific Barista Series, Bellwether, and Baratza. The Coffee Sprudgecast is sponsored by Odeko.

Duration:00:13:01

Episode 085: The One With The 2019 Sprudgie Award Winners

1/13/2020
In this episode of the Coffee Sprudgecast Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen read the winners of the 2019 Sprudgie Awards Presented By Pacific Barista Series. This episode of the Coffee Sprudgecast is brought to you by Odeko. Notable Roaster Winner: Onyx Coffee Lab (Rogers, AR) Honoree: Dune Coffee (Santa Barbara, California) Finalists: Dear Green Coffee Roasters (Glasgow, Scotland), Mother Tongue Coffee Roasters (Oakland, California), Hola Coffee (Madrid, ESP), YES PLZ WEEKLY (Los...

Duration:00:12:25

Episode 84: The One With Kat Adams & Andrea Allen

12/20/2019
In this very special episode from Sumner, Washington guest host Josh Littlefield interviews two very special guests: presiding Head Judge of the 2019 US Coffee Championship Sumner Qualifiers Kat Adams, Educator at La Colombe and the top ranking barista competitor for the weekend Andrea Allen of Onyx Coffee Labs in Rogers, Arkansas. Sprudge Media Network’s coverage of the 2020 US Coffee Championships Sumner Qualifier is presented by Cafe Imports, Acaia, IKAWA, Pacific Barista Series,...

Episode 83: The One With The 2019 Sprudgie Finalists

12/16/2019
Notable Roaster This award honors a roaster doing exemplary work in 2019. This may include roasted coffee quality, the strength of e-commerce, cafe locations (if applicable) and all other facets of running a successful coffee roaster. This year’s nominees are: Dune Coffee Roasters (Santa Barbara, California) Dear Green Coffee Roasters (Glasgow, Scotland) Mother Tongue Coffee Roasters (Oakland, California) Onyx Coffee Lab (Rogers, Arkansas) Hola Coffee (Madrid, ESP) YES PLZ WEEKLY (Los...

Duration:00:15:44

Episode 82: The One With Dandy Anderson

11/26/2019
In this episode, Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen interview Dandy Anderson of Stumptown Coffee Roasters in New York City. This episode is sponsored by Odeko, Hario, and Urnex.

Duration:00:20:12

Episode 81: The One With Ezra Baker

11/8/2019
In this episode Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen interview Ezra Baker of Stumptown Coffee Roasters in New York City. This episode is sponsored by Odeko, Hario, and Urnex.

Duration:00:30:15

Episode 080: The One With Bailey Arnold

10/19/2019
Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen talk to guest Bailey Arnold of Oatly and the Barista Guild. Also discussed in this episode: Sprudge NYC Party At Stumptown Coffee w/ Oatly! Meeting Sprudge contributor Tung Nguyen! Our favorite moments from the NY Coffee Festival, including delicious coffees and teas from Califia, Partners Coffee, Oatly, Equator Coffees, Rishi Tea, Spirit Tea, and more! Tea Week 2.0 coming in February 2020! Marcel Proust! And much much more! This episode of the...

Duration:00:40:20

Episode 079: The One With Buckley Bonestorm

10/6/2019
Season three of the Coffee Sprudgecast! In this episode we talk to Nathanael May of Pacific Foods Barista Series, talk shop, talk about our ten year anniversary, talk about NY and LA Coffee Festivals, talk Prelims, and introduce our newest office co-worker Buckley Bonestorm.

Duration:00:24:50

Episode 078: The One About Thoughtful Cafe Design

8/2/2019
This episode was recorded at Crush the Rush 2 at Linea Caffe's new roasting space in San Francisco, California. During the event's slate of learning sessions, Sprudge produced a panel Thoughtful Cafe Design moderated by multiple-Sprudgie Award-winning Umeko Motoyoshi and featured guests Alice Wong (Disability Visibility) and Nabeel Silmi (Grand Coffee). Enjoy! This episode of the podcast is brought to you by Hario, Odeko, Ikawa, Urnex, and Swiss Water Decaf. Special thanks to La Marzocco.

Duration:01:07:29

Episode 077: The One With Crush The Rush 2

7/22/2019
In this very special episode, we interview some of the architects of La Marzocco USA's Crush The Rush 2 (Scott Callender, Josh Littlefield, and Liz Chai) and sponsor Nathanael May of Pacific Foods Barista Series. Check out our coverage of the first CTR2 in Seattle, Washington right here: https://sprudgelive.com/crush-the-rush-2019-kicks-off-in-seattle/ We also briefly mention these cities: Walla...

Duration:00:46:55

Episode 076: The One With Tim Wenzel of Stumptown Coffee

6/15/2019
In this episode, we interview Creative Director Tim Wenzel of Stumptown Coffee Roasters. Wenzel has been with Stumptown for 18 years and wrote and directed Breaking The Crust, a musical short film celebrating skateboard culture. It also introduces the world to the Stumptown Coffee Skate Team. We cover Wenzel's career as Stumptown's first barista competitor, resident collage maker, musician, and videoist. We discuss a few videos, linked below: Breaking The...

Duration:00:24:08

Episode 075: The One In Boston Part 2

5/3/2019
Elizabeth Chai is back hosting a special series of World Coffee Championship themed episodes from the 2019 SCA Expo in Boston. In this episode, Chai interviews past New Zealand Champion and current coach Sam Low as well as 2019 Brazil Barista Champion Martha Grill. All of SprudgeLive’s 2019 competition coverage is made possible by Acaia, Baratza, Faema, Cafe Imports, Wilbur Curtis, Third Wave Water, Minor Figures, and Mahlkönig. In 2019 SprudgeLive is home to the Digital Roasters...

Duration:00:29:39

Episode 074: The One In Boston Part 1

4/24/2019
Elizabeth Chai is back hosting a special series of World Coffee Championship themed episodes from the 2019 SCA Expo in Boston. In this episode, Chai interviews three World Brewers Cup competitors. UK Brewers Cup Champion Lewis Maillard Indonesia Brewers Cup Champion Muhammed Fakhri Ireland Brewers Cup Champion Stephen Houston All of SprudgeLive’s 2019 competition coverage is made possible by Acaia, Baratza, Faema, Cafe Imports, Wilbur Curtis, Third Wave Water, Minor Figures, and...

Duration:00:35:40

Episode 073: The One With The Founders of Baratza

4/12/2019
We interview Kyle Anderson and Kyra Kennedy, the founders of Baratza, in this episode of the Coffee Sprudgecast. Baratza is known the world over for their home coffee grinders and they celebrate their 20th anniversary this year. The Coffee Sprudgecast is sponsored by OXO, Urnex, IKAWA, Hario, and Swiss Water Decaf.

Duration:00:28:40

Episode 072: The One In Kansas City Part 3

4/7/2019
In this episode, Elizabeth Chai interviews Dakota Graff of Onyx Coffee Lab and Joe Marocco of Mill City Coffee Roasters. Joe Marocco works for MIll City Roasters in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Marocco is the Coffee Educator at Mill City, a roasting machine distributor and SCA Premiere Training Campus, and they brought a full roasting and coffee lab to Kansas City in the back of a semi-truck and was home to the roasters for the US Roasting Championship. Graff competed in the 2019 US Coffee In...

Duration:00:29:13