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Coffee Santa Cruz

Interview: coffee pro Jared Truby (Verve Coffee Roasters)

We first met Verve Coffee Roasters standout Jared Truby in 2009, when he was competing in what was then the Western Regional Barista Competition. This year, he claimed the crown in the expanded Southwest...

Verve Coffee Roasters One and One: Splitting the Shot

Splitting a shot of espresso isn’t exactly on the same level as splitting the atom, but in the specialty coffee world, where change is measured incrementally, by degrees, it’s still pretty exciting. Santa Cruz-based...
Barista California

Interview: 2009 USBC Competitor Jared Truby (Verve Coffee)

From March 5-8, the Oregon Convention Center in Portland is hosting the United States Barista Championship. Leading up to the USBC, I’m showcasing baristas who placed in the Top 6 in their respective region...
Barista Santa Cruz

Interview: Barista Jared Truby (Verve Coffee Roasters)

From January 23-25, top baristas from California and Hawaii will converge on Los Angeles to compete at the Western Regional Barista Competition. The winner scores a coveted slot in the Semi-Finals of the 2009...