New issue. New Design. New Features
The most exciting Standart yet
Louder, bolder and unrelenting in our celebration of what makes coffee great
Standart 19 beckons in a new era for our magazine. With harder-hitting articles, adventurous and experimental artists and photographers, and a new approach to design, we’re ready to take coffee journalism to new heights.
Contents of Standart Issue 19
Peruvian coffees, with their superb tropical surfaces and spicy depths, are on the up. Read about the unique successes and challenges on the ground.
Coffee Myths: Part 3
Is the cappuccino Italian? How hard should baristas tamp? And should I really be drinking my espresso as soon as it hits the cup?
The Metric System
A review of the various extant coffee scoring systems, and how some gaps and inconsistencies motivated the creation of an entirely new protocol.
Meet Your Barista
Emanuelis Ryklys speaks to us about the solace of slow coffee, the revelation of new parent- hood, anarchy, and the euphoria of warm wood.
Being the Boss
Entrepreneur, investor, corporate investigator, equestrian—not bad for someone who was told she would never learn to read. Emma Loisel on leading in a crisis.
Neurodiversity in Coffee
This long-form article looks at how specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, and autism affect people in the coffee industry.
A look at five businesses around the world that are, by doing things differently, shaking things up and taking hospitality to new heights.
We asked @Espresso_Patronus, aka Dean Kallivrousis, what weighs heavy on his mind about sustainability. Read his uncensored take.
In Dreams Begin Realities
Cafés don’t just happen. They are lengthily conceived, meticulously planned, and finally built and made manifest for us all to enjoy.
Photographer, home brewer, and all-around coffee geek Joel Smedley shares some thoughts and snippets of life in isolation.
Meet Your Guest
José Palhinha speaks to us about how he made his dream of village life and local food a reality in south-western Portugal, and how you can enjoy it too.
Walls of Jericho
A delicately wrought meditation on beauty, depression, deadlines, and coffee dates; alive with reflections of reality; a consolation.
Wild About Wush Wush
The story of one coffee consumer’s global courtship of an elusive and charming coffee varietal. A tale of intrigue, technology, friendship, and love.
The Bavarian capital has more to it than beer and opera. Take a tour of its medieval streets and modern sights, and enjoy great coffee while you do it.