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AeroPress Championship

The World AeroPress Championship is Back

In a mixed-format style, the WAC will include both online and live competition. BY KATRINA YENTCHBARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Photos courtesy of World AeroPress Championships With competitions at the World of Coffee event canceled this year […]

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Coffee Gear and Equipment

Ask a Technician: TIMEMORE Hand Grinders

We get some answers to common questions about hand coffee grinders. BY KATRINA YENTCHBARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Photos courtesy of TIMEMORE Coffee Lately, through our “Ask a Technician” series, we’ve been getting useful advice from a […]

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Climate Change

Carbon Emissions in the Coffee Industry: Part II

Agricultural organizations, including coffee-producing groups, take charge of nature-based climate solutions. BY ALEXA ROMANOSPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Cover photo courtesy of Alexa Romano Our recent first article in this series about carbon and coffee […]

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Cup of Excellence

Quality Shines at Cup of Excellence Nicaragua

Four coffees of 90+ points highlighted the 2021 incarnation of the annual event. BY CHRIS RYANBARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Photos courtesy of Alliance for Coffee Excellence Cup of Excellence (CoE), the competition organized by the nonprofit […]

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It’s 1st Crack, a Coffee Comic for the Weekend

Welcome to the weekend with 1st Crack, a coffee comic strip for weekend mornings, for May 22, 2021 featuring a unique, illustrated look at life behind the bar. BY OMRI ALMAGOR AND ASHLEY WONG Subscribe today to Barista Magazine and […]

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Art

Coffee & Design: Sam Miller

We talk to Cafe Imports’ Sam Miller about his photography work with the company—and much more. BY EMILY JOY MENESESSPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Photos courtesy of Sam Miller Though he’s known for his stunning […]