barista, manager, barista trainer, coffee roaster, home barista, coffee enthusiast, industry professional, consultant, service tech/repair, supplier
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How many years have you been in the industry?
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Tell us more about your coffee shop or barista skills.
I'm with people who look for sustainability, quality without sacrifice, and doing some justice.
What cities or countries are you interested in traveling to?
I enjoy single origin shots, a nice enchilada, brews with my boys, and generally being, in all likelyness, the most funny and/or ridiculous person you will ever meet.
About My Company:
Insight Coffee Roasters is a roasting company in Sacramento, CA, opening our first coffee bar in November 2011. Dedicated to supplying Northern California, and elsewhere, with the best coffee, tea, and beer we can get our hands on.
What is your favorite thing about the coffee industry?
Being able to create sustainability so we can keep this train rolling for generations to come.
Every day this week, I will be reviewing a different coffee over at my blog, sosprodown.blogspot.com. Up on the list are offerings from Barefoot, Ecco, and Old Soul. Head over and check it out!
This past holiday weekend saw the closing of a Starbucks right around the corner from us at Temple. We've heard reports this is in part of their 600 shop closings, but lets face the fact: Temple is the reason. Superior drinks, service, and levels of barista hotness. The Green Goddess aint got shit on us.
So someone jacked our Verve order last week, so I went over to Modern to get emergency rations for our farmer's market table. They were out of Verve so I picked up some Temple. Just wanted to say it was delicious and helped to soothe the pain of being coffeejacked :) Costa Rican, I believe? Our customers were down with it too. Peace.
Hey, didn't want to hijack dude's thread. Thanks for the response, I love Local 123 and Modern, so I'll look for your stuff there next time I go for sure! Probably won't be out in San Jo anytime soon, but hopefully some day I'll check out your place. Peace.
I seem to frequent your wall an increasing amount about your coffee :) My girlfriend is from Sacramento and her parents are still there so every time she visits she always brings me back something. Recently she brought back some Amaro Gayo, which was almost TOO sweet (good thing) and some Kagongo which was the second third best Kenya I had in 2010 from any roaster (and I drink a TON of Kenya coffee). So again, hats off to you from your neighbors up north a ways.
Happy Birthday to you, sir! Today I had some Guatemala Liquid Amber or something to that effect from you guys that really blew my mind. So... on your birthday, know that we rocked your coffee in the roastery all the way up north in Vancouver, WA!
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