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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.

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English


Episodes

Episode 080: The One With Bailey Arnold

10/19/2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Episode 071: The One In Kansas City Part 2

3/30/2019
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In this episode guest host Elizabeth Chai interviews the 2018 Brewers Cup Champion Rose Woodard and the 2019 United States Brewers Cup Champion Kaley Gann. This is the second episode in a short series of episodes recorded on site at the United States Coffee Championships in Kansas City. Check out all of our coverage at http://sprudgelive.com. SprudgeLive’s coverage of the 2019 US Coffee Champs is made possible by Joe Glo and Mahlkönig. All of SprudgeLive’s 2019 competition coverage is made...

Duration:00:25:59

Episode 070: The One In Kansas City (Part 1)

3/22/2019
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In this episode guest host Elizabeth Chai interviews 2019 United States Barista Finalist T. Ben Fischer (Glitter Cat Barista Boot Camp, Elixr Coffee) and 2019 United States Barista Champion Samantha Spillman (Dillano's Coffee Roasters). This is the first episode in a short series of episodes recorded on site at the United States Coffee Championships in Kansas City. Check out all of our coverage at http://sprudgelive.com. SprudgeLive’s coverage of the 2019 US Coffee Champs is made possible...

Duration:00:27:32

Episode 069: The One With Richard Sandlin

3/16/2019
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In this episode we interview Richard Sandlin of Royal Coffee Importers in Oakland, California. Sandlin and the team at Royal have spent the last four years building a new coffee experience space called The Crown. We spoke with Sandlin at their grand opening weekend on March 2, 2019.

Duration:00:19:40

Episode 068: The One About DRIP Zine

2/15/2019
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In this episode we interview Coffee People founder Kat Melheim and Amethyst Coffee’s Claudia Campero about their new print publication DRIP. DRIP is a submission-based publication that features writing and art "where we explore how we feel about our bodies, sex, gender, nudity, power, vulnerability, expression, and identity.” Buy a copy for $15 here: https://www.drip-zine.com

Duration:00:22:27

Episode 067: The One About The Sprudge Twenty

2/8/2019
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In the latest episode of the Coffee Sprudgecast we talk about The Sprudge TwentyPresented by Pacific Foods Barista Series, our brand-new initiative that celebrates influential voices and leaders in coffee. In the episode we interview Nathanael May, customer marketing manager of specialty coffee for Pacific Foods and friend of the podcast. Click here to listen to our very first interview with May on the 'cast back in April of 2016. A few items discussed this week: Why is the Sprudge Twenty...

Duration:00:22:42

Epiosde 066: The One In Nashville Pt. 2

1/26/2019
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In this special Sprudge Live episode, Multimedia Director Elizabeth Chai interviews folks on the floor at the US Coffee Qualifiers in Nashville, Tennessee. In this episode, Chai talks to barista competitor Anthony Ragler of Counter Culture Coffee. Ragler placed 10th in the competition and will advance to the national stage in Kansas City. In the interview, Ragler discusses training at the Glitter Cat Barista Bootcamp. Chai also interviews Chelsea Walker Watson of Atlas Coffee Importers in...

Duration:00:30:33

Episode 065: The One In Nashville Pt. 1

1/19/2019
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In this special Sprudge Live episode, Multimedia Director Elizabeth Chai interviews folks on the floor at the US Coffee Qualifiers in Nashville, Tennessee. Interviews include Brewers Cup competitor Felix Felix of Dune Coffee Roasters and Robert Rodriguez of George Howell Coffee. Sprudge Media Network’s coverage of the 2019 US Coffee Champs is made possible by Joe Glo and Mahlkönig. All of SprudgeLive’s 2019 competition coverage is made possible by Acaia, Baratza, Faema, Cafe Imports, and...

Duration:00:31:10

To Whom This May Concern - First Contact

1/11/2019
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In the third installment of To Whom This May Concern we make contact.

Duration:00:13:59

Episode 064: The One With The Tenth Annual Sprudgie Awards Presented by Oatly

1/9/2019
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Welcome to the winners announcement for the 10th Annual Sprudgie Awards presented by Oatly, honoring the very best in coffee. Nominees for each category were chosen by a worldwide public ballot. Public voting for the Sprudgies took place over several weeks in December 2018, with the ballot box closing at 11:59 PM on Friday, January 4th, 2019. Thanks to the tens of thousands of voters who helped make this the biggest voting field in Sprudgies history. Congratulations to all the nominees—to...

Duration:00:17:55

Episode 063: The One In Denver Pt. 2

12/14/2018
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On a very special edition of the Coffee Sprudgecast, we take you live to the event floor at the 2019 US Coffee Champs Qualifying Event in Denver, Colorado! There we join multimedia director Elizabeth Chai, who—in addition to helming our must-follow Instagram coverage of the event—taped a series of original interviews for this week’s episode of the podcast. In this episode, Chai talks to Julia Peixoto of Peixoto Coffee Roastersin Chandler, Arizona. Peixoto competed in the 2019 US Brewers Cup...

Duration:00:23:15

Episode 062: The One In Denver Pt. 1

12/7/2018
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On a very special edition of the Coffee Sprudgecast, we take you live to the event floor at the 2019 US Coffee Champs Qualifying Event in Denver, Colorado! There we join multimedia director Elizabeth Chai, who—in addition to helming our must-follow Instagram coverage of the event—taped a series of original interviews for this week’s episode of the podcast. In this episode Chai talks to Blair Smith, a Brewers Cup competitor for Augie’s Coffee in California’s Inland Empire region. Smith...

Duration:00:30:02