The Seven Secrets of a Tech Judge

They wear aprons, carry around clipboards, shake a lot of hands, and look very serious. But what’s happening behind the judges’ curtain that we don’t know about? I had the privilege of tech-judging during the Knoxville Championships, and am here to tell all.

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The Explainer Post

Hello readers! It’s been a while since we last spoke, eh? I’ve been a liiiiittle busy these days. My apologies for being absent.

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Some Updates

Long time, no talk! I’d like to take a moment to apologize for my static silence recently. I’ve been a little busy these days. Let me explain: Since leaving The Daily Press back in November I’ve been working full-time with Amelie’s French Bakery as their Assistant Coffee & Tea Director to help train their baristas and develop their coffee […]

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The Coffee Lover’s Gift Guide

Let me help make all of this holiday hoopla a little easier on your, your wallet and your sanity this year. Read on for local & nationally-acclaimed gifts for every coffee nerd on your list.

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Gettin’ Spooky with Tayslurp

If want to show your love for specialty coffee while simultaneously being awesome: Taylor Williams has you covered this Halloween! Just follow her Coffee-Inspired Costume Do’s and Don’ts and you’re setting yourself up for Samhain success.

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Talk Coffee to Me

I encounter a lot of confusion behind the coffee counter, mostly because of a lot of the coffee misinformation that’s floating around out there. I’m not going to claim that my definitions below are the end-all, be-all… but in the course of my coffee career I’ve seen all of these play out to be mostly accurate definitions. Write me via Carrier Pigeon if they’re not.

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