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Trubaca Gets Towned

Yesterday we had the pleasure of sitting down with conversationalist extraordinaire Patrick Melroy and his right hand man "Raging" Ray Douglas to chat about coffee, barista competitions, and of course: Heather Perry. Take a listen if you dare to get to know us a little bit better, and you'll probably...

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A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

Trade secrets. Proprietary techniques. The magical silver bullet that you discovered that is going to make your company succeed where others have failed. That one thing you have that you're so scared will get leaked because it gives away your competitive advantage. You've spent years working on it - all...

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What Makes a Legend

I woke up this morning to a text from my dad: "B.B. King passed, 89 years." This gave me a strange feeling in the back of my stomach...it seemed like just a few years ago I was with my dad in Sacramento watching him live; telling stories, talking trash, and...

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Little Dose, Big World

I've competed in a couple barista competitions, I've done fairly well, and I've noticed something odd. Most of the winners of Barista competitions these days are dosing close to, if not more than, 20 grams into the portafilter. I am a fan of this dosing style; my go-to is 20g...

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A Day Without a Scale

When we started making espresso we didn't have all the awesome tools we have now, and the tools we did have we really didn't use to their full potential.We used scales to weigh dose...sometimes. It wasn't uncommon to break out the scale for maybe only 3 minutes of an 8...

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