Welcome to Fresh Brews, our weekly round up of all that is informative, entertaining and random in the coffee world. I scour the interview, stumbling through dozens of coffee blogs and across hundreds of newspaper to find out what everyone is talking about! Enjoy.
Monkey Mocha Fantastique- TRAILER
It’s a modern twist on a traditional love story. Dave, a down on his luck and mediocre barista, loses his girl to the rival barista Stephan. When his ex-girlfriend Vella brings Stephan to the coffee shop, Dave impetuously challenges Stephan to a head-to-head latte art competition. Dave must rely on Leslie, his bizarre mentor and sage of all things coffee, and a bit of luck to push himself to finally confront Stephan and seize his destiny.
If you’re over in the Louisville, Kentucky area on April 14th, head over to April 14th Sunergos Coffee to see the premier of Monkey Mocha Fantastique and a latte art competition, which includes the films two stars in a head to head battle. More details here.
When you buy coffee, do you tip your barista? Drew over at A Table In The Corner Of The Cafe has some reasons why you should!
La Colombe Opening Decaffeination Plant in Philly
Like decaf? Required by your doctor to drink the caffeine free stuff? There’s some good news in the works for you that will allow you to keep more money in your pocket and hopefully enjoy better tasting decaf.
CoffeeConnect – Location Based Phone App
Would you like an app on your phone or tablet, that allows you to connect with other coffee drinkers for networking, friendship or conversation? Well, there’s an app in the works for that.
Why room-temperature coffee tastes so bad
Science takes the mystery out of everything! This time they’re explaining why room temperature doesn’t taste as good as hot or even ice cold coffee.
Waterfront Roasters – Our Process
In a short series of videos, Waterfront Roasters share some of the testing and analyzing they do of the coffee before it makes its way to our coffee mugs.
Tomorrow and every Monday, Daily Demitasse is promoting good karma with coffee. I’ll let Jennifer explain.