John Berkness
  • Male
  • Sioux Falls, SD
  • United States
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What is your position in the coffee industry?
barista, manager, barista trainer, coffee enthusiast
Where are you located? ( City and Country )
Sioux Falls, SD
How many years have you been in the industry?
5 years
If you are a barista or shop, are you interested in a barista exchange with another coffee shop/barista?
Tell us more about your coffee shop or barista skills.
Black Sheep coffee is a High Volume coffee shop in the center of Sioux Falls, SD our fair city. We've been Micro Roasting coffee on our big probat for years and years. If your ever passing through stop on by, It's our coffee oasis in the midwest.
What cities or countries are you interested in traveling to?
Cities: Austin, Baltimore, Cambridge/boston, Nashville.
Countries: Iceland, Spain, Ethiopia, India,
About Me:
I am a Bluegrass Muscician/Folk Singer-songwriter, and an avid bicyclist. I ride 365 days a year, which can include up to negative 40 degree temps in the South Dakota winter.
About My Company:
Black Sheep Coffee, has been around since 1999 we are a micro roaster, and we roast just about everyday. We also take pride in not cutting corners. real traditional espresso drinks no bullshit. a safe haven for coffee nuts and caffeine addicts alike. at any time you'll hear over 25 languages spoken within the walls of bsc.
What is your favorite thing about the coffee industry?
The People I see Everyday, and all the people I get to meet and befriend on a day to day basis.

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At 8:51pm on April 18, 2009, Michelle said…
today i remembered taking toddy shots and toddy bombs at the mall with you and it brought joy to my face
At 7:53pm on December 15, 2008, Michelle said…
cheers, sir!
I rode my bicycle today at temp. of 36, wind chill 22. back in S.D. end of this week and methinks maybe I will ride some there too. maybe.
At 3:57pm on December 15, 2008, Steve MacDowall said…
-17 wow so far its only been -14 here in Moncton New Brunswick this year - keep the coffee on.
At 1:12pm on December 7, 2008, Steve MacDowall said…
Hello Johnny and welcome to the network - greetings from Canada - I saw Paul Hébert in October, he is one of the foremost Bluegrass artist from the Maritime Provinces (see his video) - Steve

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