The Perfect Brew

Art of Food — Produced by Monica Rogozinski

Stone fruit, ginger, molasses, apricot and cranberry may not be the first characteristics one would associate with coffee, but amongst coffee experts at cupping events, those are some of the flavors and aromas to be found while sipping a perfect brew. Specialty coffee people are not afraid to call themselves “obsessed” with the art of roasting and brewing coffee. They all started in the business moved by a passion for the drink and a search for the perfect cup. Once they taught themselves to source, roast and brew to perfection, they decided to share their expertise with the public.

In this episode of Friday Arts, the Art of Food segment showcases a few of the local coffee specialists. With the coffee renaissance of the past five years, these local coffee experts stand out from amongst the growing group. We go from a learning lab for professional baristas or home brewers to small batch roasters and to coffee bars in Philadelphia.

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