The Great Distribution Debate: Results

The Great Distribution Debate: Results

Tldr: we found a statistical difference between using the OCD and finger distribution, and between palm tapping and finger distribution — but no significant difference between palm tapping and OCD. But we’re going to continue researching and have some cool ideas for...

2017 Predictions and Promises Report

At the beginning of 2017 I posted my predictions and promises for the year. Here’s my report on how they stood up over the 12 months (ratings out of 10). Keep the Good Vibes Creating valuable content for free and balancing that with paying salaries is hard. We...

2018 Promises

With a team that’s 400% larger than what we started with should come goals 4 times as lofty! Here’s what I’m promising we’ll knock out of the park for 2018. I’m not making any industry-wide predictions as my head has been buried so deep in BH work that it’s a little...
August Survey Results 2017

August Survey Results 2017

  In August we posted a survey about the Barista Hustle Facebook group. Along with our community moderators, we were thinking how to be more active and intentional about fostering a community environment, one which every single human feels safe and comfortable...
Keep it Simple

Keep it Simple

Coffee brewers— both professional and enthusiast— love to make things complicated. Complex multi-step brew recipes and brewing devices with some unique feature have become standard. Fancy new features on espresso or brewing machines are demanded without any evidence...
Barista Hustle Community Guidelines

Barista Hustle Community Guidelines

picture credit: https://xkcd.com/386/   Welcome to the Barista Hustle Online Universe! We’re a community made up of the private Barista Hustle Facebook Group page (but anyone can join!), our public Barista Hustle Facebook page, Barista Hustle Community Forum, our...