As a pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates, I've been blessed with the opportunity to travel to major league cities across the country and experience some of the most unique attractions and beverages they have to offer.  Explore the places I visit, discover the cool people I meet and subscribe to catch a glimpse into my life.

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November 29, 2018

The Woodlands, TX 

My hometown had been missing a local shop with high quality coffee for some time, but have no fear, Blue Door Coffee is here!

Blue Door gave me everything I needed and then some! Located at the town center and steps from the waterway, Blue Door serves...

October 24, 2018

Austin, TX

I have followed Houndstooth on Instagram for a while ( It’s been high on my coffee bucket list and I tried a pour over of Finca Pachuj from Guatemala that took my breath away! It had good body, super smooth, balan...

October 24, 2018

This quaint shop, on a small street in the heights immediately jumps up on to my favorites list! They have all of the classic offerings (espresso drinks, many different pour over options, etc). Also feature a coffee drink of the month (currently their take on a coffee...

June 29, 2018

Roast Coach Coffee

San Diego, CA

Roast Coach is an extremely approachable little stand in the Gas Lamp District of San Diego. Their menu is expansive, and every region I’m used to seeing at craft shops was represented. From the acidic, fruity, floral African and Eastern...

June 25, 2018

Blue Bottle

E 53rd St. NYC

Had a Panamanian Gesha pour over in the morning. Tasted a bit of fruit similar to an Ethiopian coffee, but still had the body of a central/South American coffee. Rarely see this coffee available, had to jump on the opportunity to give it a go. 


June 5, 2018

Cincinnati, OH

Talk about a warm little quiet space. They do not roast their own beans, but feature rotating craft coffees from some of the best roasters in the country! Had a Colombian pour over (my favorite), tasting some cola/brown sugar/syrup. Now when you go make s...

May 7, 2018

Milwaukee, WI

Colombian pour over- Chocolatey, Brown sugar, syrup, intense coffee! 

Something about a good ole Colombian pour over in the morning has me stuck. No matter where I go, I can't beat it. Unless, I’m really sold on a barista’s recommendation. I’m pretty tr...

May 1, 2018

Now this was an incredible coffee shop of the beaten path in DC.

Coffee so good, I’m going to have to buy some bags for my home haha. I started with a Myanmar yesterday, and a Brazil today and they were both great cups of joe. The Brazil was earthy, nutty and clean. Wou...

April 17, 2018

I’m a coffee guy through and through. But I can’t come here and not get a tea. Canyon chai 🤯.

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