National Barista Championships

UKBC Finals Breakdown

Our friend, Glenn Watson, is a terrific writer and coffee photographer. He gave me all the lowdown on how the magical London Coffee Festival ”where the UKBC as well as Brewers Cup, Cup Tasters, Latte […]

USBC 2013

From the Mind of USBC Finalist Sam Lewontin

When the ranking for the 2013 United States Barista Championship had been announced, the finalists looked just exhausted, so we wanted to give them some space to be with their friends and family, and decompress. […]

Barista Magazine's Blog Week In Review

BMag Back Atcha! Our Pasteboard Week In Review

It’s been a very busy week around here at Barista Magazine HQ! We’re hard at work putting the finishing touches on the June/July issue of our magazine, which we think you’re really going to love. […]

Thursday Night Throwdown

TNT Northwest Schedule Announced!

Let’s give it up for Panda (who is occasionally referred to as Michael Fernandez), for his work these past two years at organizing the ongoing Thursday Night Throwdowns in the Pacific Northwest. Panda ”who works […]

Barista Magazine's Humpday Giveaway

And Our Humpday Giveaway Winner Is…

This week’s Humpday Giveaway trivia question was a little tricky… Ken and I learned a lot about the organization Fairtrade International when we were putting together the current issue of Barista Magazine a few months […]