The Endless Pursuit Of Specialty Coffee



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Welcome to my ad-hoc chronological caffeinated narrative, sipping my way around the world. New Year’s Eve 2013, I was introduced to Specialty Coffee in the middle of nowhere in southern regional village of Paksong, Laos.

My first drip-style Pourover brew was served as black as ace of spades… and I hated it. However, after 4 days of continued persistence, I grew to fall in love with this artisan style coffee. The Coffee Geek within me was unleashed.

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The Top 5 Specialty Coffee Shops in Hanoi Vietnam (Updated)

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186 Cafe&Bar Review in Mae Joe, Chiang Mai Thailand

Today's Coffee Geek featured is with P'Bang from 186 Cafe&Bar. It was our first Facebook Live broadcast where we had the opportunity to have Stumptown Coffee with the Aeropress. Was a great brew.. Special thanks to P'Bang for treating us for the day. Transcription-...

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Rocket Coffeebar S.49 was a great little discovery recommended by my good friend and creator of - Sam. The cafe has a variety of gourmet dishes and coffee on their menu including some specialty coffee options. Its location is tucked away within the...

% Arabica | Kyoto Japan

  After first visiting % Arabica in Hong Kong, I was stoked with the opportunity to check them out in Kyoto.. Having 2 Slayer espresso machines and a Tornado roaster they pump out some pretty amazing coffee! Super impressed with what these % Arabica do. Transcription:...

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