Friends

Coffee connects people, that's a fact. Here are our favorite coffee friends. We're sure you will love them too.

Coffee Example

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Coffee Example

Name (personal)

Damjan Bizjak

Short description

Things we love... For example: Coffee. Coffeexample is a community which brings coffee-lovers from all around the world together by sharing photos on Instagram from the tag #coffeexample.

Your favorite cup of COFFEE?

Zülal loves coffee a "latte". Arınç says "Happiness is black coffee."

The best (coffee) STORY that happened to you?

Starting our coffee-oriented project "Coffeexample" is the beginning of our story… Working on a collaboration with you was just BAA-mazing! :)

Which GOAT STORY product is your favorite?

GOAT Mug - Brown/Original/Real. Our new favorite one is “GINA White”.

Damjan Bizjak

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Stow Speciality Coffee

Name (personal)

Damjan Bizjak

Short description

Stow Academy

Your favorite cup of COFFEE?

GINA-Nekisse 90+roasted by Stow

The best (coffee) STORY that happened to you?

Stow Academy

Which GOAT STORY product is your favorite?

GINA

Coffee Talk

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Coffee Talk

Name (personal)

Keri Goodman

Short description

CoffeeTalk - Industry Intelligence for Smart Business People. Subscriptions free to Industry Professionals

Your favorite cup of COFFEE?

The one that has been picked, processed, roasted, and brewed with Passion.

The best (coffee) STORY that happened to you?

After 20+ years in this beautiful industry, there are too many to even begin.

Which GOAT STORY product is your favorite?

It's hard to choose.

Aleš Turšič

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STOW coffee roasters

Name (personal)

Aleš Turšič

Short description

Founder and roaster at STOW, but still in love in my other job Coffee machine service

Your favorite cup of COFFEE?

First which blown my mind away years ago India Balmadi estate roasted by my friend Tomas / Coffee source / Prague

The best (coffee) STORY that happened to you?

When my Friend Valter pursuit me that I have to buy roaster and start roasting

Which GOAT STORY product is your favorite?

Gina Black

Giesen Ten Kate

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Giesen Ten Kate

Short description

Giesen ten Kate is a coffee brand from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. I sell a variety of specialty coffee to retailers and businesses. With coffees from South America, Central America, and Asia I try to offer unique flavours, with focus on a low-key, friendly and personal experience.

Your favorite cup of COFFEE?

An espresso, preferably from an Asian bean, medium roast.

The best (coffee) STORY that happened to you?

Not too long ago I got the opportunity to adopt a goat from the Amsterdam Zoo, Artis. Very happy to add a new member to the Giesen ten Kate family!

Which GOAT STORY product is your favorite?

The MUG, no doubt. I’m hoping to be able to add the GINA to my collection soon :)

Brewing is for everyone

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Blog: Brewing is for Everyone
Work: Padre Coffee Roaster

Name (personal)

Matthew De Angelis

Short description

My name is Matty and I’m from Melbourne. I’m super passionate about coffee, especially brewing. My aim is to share my knowledge in a simple and humble way. I also enjoy men’s fashion, food and sitting in cafes watching the world pass by.

Your favorite cup of COFFEE?

That’s a hard one. I’ve had many great cups but there are two that stand out. A Yemen coffee that I cupped during my Q-Grader course and a Burundi I had in NYC at Intelligenisa.

The best (coffee) STORY that happened to you?

Great coffee stories happen daily, but working at Climpson & Sons in London was definitely a highlight. I arrived in London after travelling around Europe and had read about Climpson and loved what they were doing, so I just contacted them and was lucky enough to score a job. It’s where my passion for specialty coffee started.

Which GOAT STORY product is your favorite?

It would have to be the G-drip. Manual brewing is my passion and I love a beautiful design of it. However, Gina looks real cool.

Stow Roasters & Coffee Shop

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STOW Coffee Roasters

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Coffee enthusiasts working towards better coffee culture in Slovenia. Stow includes Roastery, Specialty Coffee Shop and two Academies for baristas.

Your favorite cup of COFFEE?

For us, there is no particular coffee, brewing method or roasting profile, which would be our favourite. The best coffee is the one which is created considering methods that bring out the best characteristics of specific coffee. We are all the time in search of something better and something we never tried before.

The best (coffee) STORY that happened to you?

Stow Coffee Festival 2017, which we organized in February.

Which GOAT STORY product is your favorite?

Gina in elegant black. Practical and multifunctional, good looking and smart product – what more could one ask for?

I love coffee

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I Love Coffee

Name (personal)

Ryoko Iwata

Short description

I Love Coffee is full of infographics, facts, quizzes, and other fun visual stuff about coffee.

Your favorite cup of COFFEE?

Drip, Latte, and Americano

The best (coffee) STORY that happened to you?

Since I live in Seattle a.k.a. the capital of coffee, so people always assume that the best coffee I’ve ever had is from some local roasters in Seattle, but the best coffee I’ve ever had was a canned coffee that I had at the top of Mt. Fuji!

Which GOAT STORY product is your favorite?

Brown GOAT Mug

Alpha Coffee

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Alpha Coffee

Name (personal)

Daniel

Short description

Pure premium coffee hand-roasted with love in Austria

Your favorite cup of COFFEE?

V60 but looking forward to switch to GINA

The best (coffee) STORY that happened to you?

Living in Scandinavia (Norway and Sweden) and getting to know the amazing coffee culture there, which actually was one of the reasons to start ALPHA coffee.

Which GOAT STORY product is your favorite?

GINA White

Jake Stormoen

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Name (personal)

Jake Stormoen

Short description

Actor

Your favorite cup of COFFEE?

Either a strong cup of darker roast, or a sweet refreshing iced coffee!

The best (coffee) STORY that happened to you?

Making friends with the amazing people at GOAT STORY! (Seriously though!)

Which GOAT STORY product is your favorite?

My black 16oz Goat Mug! I take it with me to set EVERY day, and its become a signature that people expect me to always have on me!

April Coffee Roasters

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April Coffee Roasters

Name (personal)

Patrik Rolf

Short description

April is rooted in Copenhagen with the ambition to progress the way we roast coffee. I believe that the only sustainable way of growing a company is together with others: my producers, suppliers and clients are as much a part of April as I am.

Your favorite cup of COFFEE?

A Geisha variety from Finca Takesi in Bolivia roasted by Intelligentsia

The best (coffee) STORY that happened to you?

The best story is about to be written. I started April in November 2016 and that is the most challenging and inspiring process that happened during my time in coffee.

Which GOAT STORY product is your favorite?

GINA White

CoffeeCakesCafe

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CoffeeCakesCafe

Name (personal)

Ria Sim

Short description

Part time illustrator

Your favorite cup of COFFEE?

My favorite cup of coffee is a simple black coffee. I love lattes, espressos, cappuccinos...but a simple black coffee is what warms my heart every morning.

The best (coffee) STORY that happened to you?

Honestly the best coffee story is I happen to live in a city filled with coffee cafes. I stumbled on Instagram as a tool to post what I love. I didn't realize I would have a following because I was posting for my own amusement. Everything else is simply magic!!!

Which GOAT STORY product is your favorite?

My fav Goat Story product is my AWESOME MUG!!!!!!

Coffee Props

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Coffee Props

Name (personal)

Scott Couchenour

Short description

An online community of coffee enthusiasts who are making a difference.

Your favorite cup of COFFEE?

An Ethiopian Yirgacheffe pourover

The best (coffee) STORY that happened to you?

When dealing with a lot of stress, some people do crosswords. I chose to start an Instagram account and put others’ images on my account and give them credit (or props). I didn’t anticipate it would go anywhere but it did. What started as a hobby is now an online platform for coffee lovers to join and learn together – all the while making a cool impact on the world for good: clean water.

Which GOAT STORY product is your favorite?

The GINA, which I can’t wait to receive soon!

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