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Latte Art Throwdown this Friday at The Hub

The Hub Coffee and Bicycles in Springfield, Missouri, will host a Latte Art Contest Friday night, September 30, at 8 p.m., and they expect former World Barista Champion Michael Phillips to be in attendance.

Make your own drip pourover station

A  method of brewing coffee that is growing in popularity is manual pourover drip.  This method involves pouring hot water from a hot water kettle through a pourover filter cone coffee dripper (such as the Hario V60 Ceramic Coffee Dripper, the Frieling Cilio Porcelain No. 4 Filter Holder dripper, or the Melitta Perfect Brew Filter […]

417 Latte Art Throwdown was a success

The first 417 Latte Art Throwdown competition was a big hit last night!  Thirteen baristas representing 7 different coffee shops competed for the title of best latte artist in the Springfield area. The event was hosted by The Coffee Ethic in downtown Springfield, Missouri, and was sponsored by PT’s Coffee, a coffee roaster out of Topeka, […]

417 Latte Art Throwdown contest is tonight

Tonight at 7 p.m. at The Coffee Ethic on Park Central Square in Springfield, Missouri, I’ll be one of the judges for the 417 Latte Art Throwdown contest.  This event came together through conversations between the guys who run The Coffee Ethic, Dancing Mule Coffee, Hebrews Coffee and The Hub Bike and Beans, and I’m […]

Siphon coffee brewing now at The Hub

Yesterday I got a text from the guys over at The Hub Bikes and Beans in Springfield that they had just taken delivery of a siphon coffee brewer.  This morning, I stopped by and let Jason brew up some coffee from Rwanda (roasted by Intelligentsia) in their new siphon pot.  I’ve actually never seen one […]

Black Cat espresso shot from The Hub

The latest Black Cat espresso from Intelligentsia

Pictured here is my afternoon espresso shot from The Hub Bike and Beans (@insidethehub on Twitter), located north of Chestnut Expressway on Boonville in downtown Springfield, Missouri.  They serve Intelligentsia’s Black Cat Classic espresso blend, pulled using a lever-driven espresso machine. On Friday, I bought a quarter pound of Black Cat beans from the Hub, […]

Pourover coffee brew bar at The Hub Bike and Beans

Designed by Workshop 308 and made out of bamboo plywood Posted via email from 417Coffee feed @

Springfield News-Leader features The Hub Bikes & Beans

Today’s Springfield News-Leader ran a story about The Hub Bikes and Beans, commonly known as The Hub.  It’s one of the newest coffee shops in Springfield, located at 811 North Boonville, just north of Chestnut Expressway on Boonville.  A store with a relaxed downtown feel, The Hub combines BMX bikes and manually-brewed high-quality coffees and […]