Brian W. Jones

Owner, Roaster/Buyer/Barista
Brian W. Jones


About Brian W. Jones

Brian W. Jones is the founder and editor of the website "Dear Coffee, I Love You" and author of the book Brew: Better Coffee at Home. He is a designer, writer and brand expert—turned coffee professional—who splits his time between Oakland and Sweden. Brian was a co-founder of the late Coffee Common, which organized engaging and enlightening coffee events in London, NYC and at the TED conferences. For the five years, Brian organized the Swedish AeroPress Championship and he has competed in the Swedish Brewers Cup twice (placing 4th and 5th, respectively). Since 2014, he has been the creative director at Supersonic Coffee (now AKA Coffee), a roastery he co-founded in Berkeley, California.


  • One of "Imbibe's People to Watch: 2017"
  • Author of Brew: Better Coffee at Home
  • AKA Coffee (formerly Supersonic) named one of the Bay Area's top 11 Coffee Roasters
  • AKA Coffee named the Next Generation of Coffee Roasters by Wall Street Journal

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