The Endless Pursuit Of Specialty Coffee

Hello fellow coffee lovers,

I’m Tim and welcome to Coffee Geek

This is my ad-hoc chronological coffee narrative, sipping my way around the world. New Year’s Eve 2013, I was introduced to Specialty Coffee by Tyson Adams at his cafe Jhai Coffee House in the middle of nowhere in Laos. No cream, no sugar, black as the ace of spades…and I hated it. However, after 4 days of continued persistence, I grew to fall in love with the artisan coffee style. The Coffee Geek was born. Since then my coffee knowledge has grown exponenentially, but I still call myself a beginner, as there’s so much to learn about the wonderful world of specialty coffee.

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