Coffee Processing

Understanding the Process: Koji Fermentation

Continuing our series on coffee processing, we learn about koji fermentation, a unique process usually associated with the brewing of sake. BY TANYA NANETTISENIOR ONLINE CORRESPONDENT Photos courtesy of Forest Coffee If brewed properly, a […]

USBC 2024

Frank La’s Triumphant USBC Return: Part One

In his second year competing again after a nine-year hiatus, the Los Angeles-based barista became the 2024 U.S. Barista Champion. BY CHRIS RYANBARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Featured photo courtesy of Pacific Barista Series When the 2023 […]